By Alana Sugar, June 20, 2010
I was a youngster the first time I had lentil soup – I’m guessing maybe 11 or 12 years old. I liked it a lot, and after that I always associated lentils with soup.
By Alana Sugar, June 13, 2010
Remember the old days when salad-style leafy greens meant lettuce and spinach and not much else? Not only were varieties not well known, they were not exactly appreciated either.
By Alana Sugar, June 6, 2010
What could be cooler than a crisp green summer salad? You know: plenty of dark leafy greens, ripe red tomatoes, purple onions, fresh herbs, cucumbers, radishes, carrots, peppers — you name it. So healthy!
By Alana Sugar, May 31, 2010
No doubt there are things in this world we either love or hate: Certain politicians, certain subjects, certain insects, certain movies or movie stars, and certain types of foods, such as garlic, coconut, tri
By Alana Sugar, May 17, 2010
I remember the first time I ever tasted a radish. My mom was eating them raw with her sandwich and offered me a bite. With no warning!
By Alana Sugar, May 10, 2010
I’ve said it before: Americans love sugar. In practically everything!
By Alana Sugar, May 3, 2010
I have a lot of fond memories of really good food, and two of my greatest involve strawberries. The first came one spring day in Louisiana when my grandparents’ neighbor brought over a fresh strawberry pie. Unforgettable!
By Alana Sugar, April 26, 2010
I love Julia Child. She cracks me up!
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