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! But salad is only half the picture.
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, tripe, anchovies, coffee, chocolate or cilantro.
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! Yet it’s a rare one of us that doesn’t know that we need to cut back, and for some of us, maybe even avoid it altogether.
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
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?