Find the Best Cookbook Guide for Going Paleo

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If you’re looking to adopt a clean, whole-food way of eating, or perhaps you’re facing an issue like gluten or dairy intolerance/sensitivity, you’ve probably come across the Paleo diet. It’s become very trendy in recent years. At first glance, it can be a pretty restrictive way of eating. But enthusiasts promise that there are delicious recipes and many benefits to enjoy. Although I haven’t gotten fully into Paleo myself, I …

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Tasty Thai is Just a Cookbook Away!

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After I got home from work as a teacher in Thailand, I’d stroll down my soi (street) and grab dinner for that night, as well as some fruit to have in the morning for breakfast. My dinner was usually som tam (green papaya salad) and BBQ chicken from the street vendor I called “Mom and Dad” because they were so warm and welcoming to me, a foreigner away from my …

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Spice up your Gluten-free Diet with a Delicious Cookbook

Today, more and more people are turning to a gluten-free diet for health reasons, particularly Celiac disease and gluten intolerance. But, this protein is in so many things that avoiding gluten can make for a very restrictive diet. Cooking at home becomes an important way to still enjoy variety and taste in your diet, without the gluten. Here, we’ll take a look at some of the reasons for adopting a …

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Find the Best Cookbook for one of the World’s Best Cuisines: Indian

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I once read a fascinating article that explained how Indian cooking is unique from other world cuisines because of how it pairs flavors on a molecular level. Whereas most (especially Western) cuisines feature flavors that are of a similar chemistry, Indian cooking pairs ingredients with opposing flavor profiles. It’s like the difference between putting blue and green together (adjacent on the color wheel) versus putting blue and orange together (opposite). …

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Get Cooking Chinese with these Great Chinese Recipes and Cookbooks

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What a surprise when I went to China and the food was nothing like I was expecting. What most people know outside of this huge country as “Chinese food” bears little resemblance to the real thing. I was in northern China, but most Chinese food outside of China is closer to Cantonese cuisine. In this article, I’ll take a quick look at the different regional styles of Chinese food, share …

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Bring Italy into your Kitchen with the Best Italian Recipes and Cookbooks

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I swear, even the highway rest stops in Italy have incredible food. Italy is one of those countries where food is more than fuel or nutrition—it’s about life, togetherness, pleasure. The food reflects that importance—it’s fresh and whole, an opportunity for social interaction, and it’s delightful to eat. Of course, North American “Italian” food has in many ways been reduced to basic flavor pairings and standard dishes you find everywhere, …

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Best Soup Recipes and Cookbooks for Cozy Mealtimes

Best Soup Recipes and Cookbooks

My 4-year-old’s favorite outing is to our local science centre. After exploring, we always get a cup of soup from the cafeteria and share it between the two of us. It’s a sweet little tradition that I treasure (and I love that she always asks for soup instead of being tempted by the hot dogs, pizza, and other less-than-healthy foods available). Every culture on Earth, every cuisine, makes soup. A …

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