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vegetables

Vegetables Classification and Preservation

Dictionary definition of vegetable : A plant raised for some edible part of it, such as the leaves, roots, fruits or flowers, but excluding any plant considered to be a fruit , grain or spice in the culinary sense. Vegetables are essential commodities Culinary definition : Vegetable refers to any herbaceous plant that can be

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breakfast

All About Breakfast

Breakfast is the first meal of the day, typically eaten in the morning. The word derives from the idea of breaking the involuntary fast due to sleep. Is considered by many food experts to be a most important meal of the day. I actually skip that at times. Lol Traditionally, breakfast is a large cooked

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noodles vs pasta

Noodles vs Pasta Controversy

For a very long time there has been controversy in differentiating pastas from noodles, in this region where I come from which is West Africa, the actual difference is still not understood in most cases. So in this post today I will bring clarity to table between noodles and pastas, its origin and how it

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fruit storage

Storage, Preservation and Preparation of Fruits

There are so many processes related to fruit, today we will consider the three major aspects, which includes the storage, preservation and the methods of preparing our fruits. Not saying much let us check out these major and important aspects related to fruits FRUIT STORAGE 1. Remove any fruit that is bruised, damaged or overripe.

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Fruits : Types and Quality Points

Fruits are closely related to vegetables, and some foods we refer to as vegetables are botanically fruits, for example eggplant and zucchini. In daily usage the term fruit is used to describe plant foods in which the carbohydrates occur mainly in the form of sugars, while vegetables are those plant foods in which carbohydrates occur

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herbs and spices

Guide to Herbs and Spices

Herbs refer to a large group of aromatic plants whose leaves, stems or flowers are used to add flavour to other foods. Most herbs are available dried or fresh. Spices are strongly flavoured or aromatic portions of plants used as flavourings, condiment or aromatics. Spices are the bark, roots, seeds, buds or cherries of plants,

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Pasta

Pasta is a generic name for an international range of foods made from a basic mixture of wheat flour or semolina and water. Eggs may be used in place of the water to give a firmer texture and a yellowed colour. Historians are divided on its origin. It is a staple food in many cultures,

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allergy

Food Allergies And Intolerance

Some people are sensitive to particular foods like nuts, shellfish and cereals. The symptoms of food allergy can include breathing problems, stomach upsets and skin rashes. They are caused by an immune system response or a chemical reaction in the body. Some severe food allergies can be life threatening. Professional diagnosis is important, because other

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health

Health And Its Influence On Diet

DIABETES Healthy eating, combined with regular physical activity and weight control, is important to manage diabetes. People with diabetes should eat mainly high fibre carbohydrate foods such as wholegrain breads and cereals and vegetables and fruit. They should also reduce their intake of fat, especially saturated fat. Limiting the serving size of your meals is

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religious food

Influences on Cooking : Religious and Spiritual

Food is an important part of religious observance and spiritual ritual for many different faiths, including Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Judaism, . The role of food in cultural practices and religious beliefs is complex and varies among individuals and communities. CHRISTIANITY The various faiths of Christianity include Roman Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant. The regulations

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