Archive for May, 2009

What is a Vegetarian?

May 31

With so many different diets and food patterns emerging in society today, definitions can become easily blurred. What distinguishes a vegetarian from a vegan? What is a flexitarian?? Many individuals fall under the category of “vegetarian” that may in fact eat meat on occasion, particularly if it is in the form of fish or chicken. […]

What is a Locavore?

May 14

Locavore is a catch word that has become popular of late. Literally meaning “local eater,” the term refers to someone who consumes foods that come from resources located within no more than a 100 mile radius from home. The movement, while not recent, has gained momentum lately as consumers have become more aware of becoming […]

Wraps Around the World

May 14

Join us for a special cultural food experience on June 6, 2009. We are doing a world tour called Wraps Around the World. It will feature wraps from seven different countries, highlighting cultural similarities through food. The menu will be as follows: Japanese Shrimp Spring Rolls, Mexican Pork Taquitos, Moroccan Beef Briouats (Cigar Shaped Pastries), […]

The Spice of Life

May 2

Herbs and spices are an integral part of most ethnic cuisines. Rather than being an afterthought they are often the central themes of a dish around which various meats and vegetables are paired. The specific combinations of spices and herbs used by a particular culture are often key markers of those cultures, defining both their […]