Month: October 2016

Herbs and spices

Herbs and spices

Basil – For us, this is a must-have in our kitchen. It goes well with other herbs, like rosemary or oregano. It is great for making pestos or as a part of a pizza topping. Oregano – One of the most important herbs in Mediterranian […]

Cacao products

Cacao products

Cacao powder is made by finely grounding cacao beans. It is an excellent source of monounsaturated fats, cholesterol-free saturated fats, vitamins, minerals, fiber, natural carbohydrates, and protein. But like with all the other foods, use it in moderation. Cacao butter is white in color and has a […]

Sweeteners

Sweeteners

Agave nectar is made from the Agave tequiliana plant. It is about 1 1/2 times sweeter than regular sugar. It is said to be manufactured using a highly processed procedure that basically strips the naturally occurring agave juice of all nutritional value. Since we have limited research done […]

Other products

Other products

Coconut milk and coconut cream are made by boiling the coconut meat with water. The difference between milk and cream is in the concentration and consistency. Coconut milk has the liquid consistency of cow’s milk and is made from simmering one part shredded coconut in one […]