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Polenta

This grainy yellow flour is a type of cornmeal. It is cooked into a kind of porridge with a wide variety of uses. Polenta is...

Types of Grains

The first question is, what are grains? Well, grains are small, hard, dry seeds of cereal grass such as wheat, rye, millet, oats, barley, rice,...

Benefits of Tamarind and How to Choose and Store Them

Tamarind; is a brown colored fruit that originates in Latin America, but now can be found everywhere; it has a tangy, sweet-sour taste… How to...

Benefits of Pomegranates and How to Choose and Store Them

Pomegranates; are very ancient fruit, perhaps found in the Garden of Eden. Besides being loaded with nutrients, they also have an beautiful bright color (use...

How to Choose Plums, Benefits of Plums and How to Store Plums

Plums; belong to the prunus genus of plants, and are distant cousins of the peach, nectarine and almonds. There is nothing better than fresh, sun-ripened...

How to Choose Pears, How to Store Pears, Benefits of Pears, How to Use Pears | Calories and Nutrition Facts

Pears are a mild, sweet fruit with a fibrous center. They are rich in important antioxidants, flavonoids, and dietary fiber and pack all of these...

How to Store, Choose, How to Use Pineapple, Benefits of Pineapple | Calories and Nutrition Facts

Ripe pineapples have a sweet smell. People with osteoarthritis, phlebitis and those trying to loose weight can benefit especially. How to Choose Pineapple Look for...

Easy and Delicious Sizzling Prawns Recipe

This dish works particularly well with tiny shrimps which can be eaten whole, but any type of prawns in the shell will be fine. Choose...