By Alana Sugar, April 18, 2010
Did you know that agriculture — the planting and harvesting of crops — has been around for some ten thousand years? That sure provides some context for the term “ancient grains.” Millet, by all accounts, is one of those oldies but goodies.
By Alana Sugar, April 12, 2010
By Alana Sugar, April 5, 2010
My very first memory of moving to Hawaii was landing at the Honolulu airport, departing the plane outside and being greeted with handmade leis of Pikake and Plumeria flowers.
By Alana Sugar, March 28, 2010
I once read that the great Charlemagne declared: “An herb is the friend of physicians and the praise of cooks.” I wonder what herbs he had at his disposal during his reign?
By Alana Sugar, March 22, 2010
By Alana Sugar, March 15, 2010
By Alana Sugar, March 8, 2010
Beans are good for you! How many times have you heard that? Well, it's true. Beans are full of fiber, important minerals, vitamins and plant protein.
By Alana Sugar, March 1, 2010
Turmeric, an herb from the ginger family, is a powerful antioxidant and supports healthy inflammation. It's been used in traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic Indian medicine for centuries.
By Alana Sugar, February 21, 2010
By Alana Sugar, February 15, 2010