12 Classic Sauces Around the World and How To Make Them

Sauces really make a dish. They elevate them to the next level of deliciousness. You can also elevate a dish to a new level of fanciness by creating a sauce to go with it. The French can tell you about this as their cuisine revolves around the five mother sauces: Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnole, Sauce Tomat, and Hollandaise. You'll be familiar with Béchamel if you enjoy croque monsieurs and lasagnas. You'll be familiar with Hollandaise if you love your eggs

The Ultimate Ramen Cheat Sheet

https://www.cashnetusa.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Ramen-Header.png Most of us know ramen in their convenient, quick, and tasty instant form. But the ramen culture has been intensifying since the 1950s. In Japan, they even have a term: “ramen otaku” for those who dedicate time, document, and blog about their ramen experiences. Ramen is loved across the world and it could be because of its satisfying slurp and the only way to eat them, or the combination of flavours and wide-range of ramen preparation.

6 Delicious Mango Smoothie Recipes

6 Delicious Mango Smoothie Recipes
Mango is my favourite fruit. It may be from growing up in Mexico City where mangoes are abundant and I regularly enjoyed Manila mango to accompany my breakfast or even dinner. Or it may be from my multiple travels to India where you can find the most exquisite Alphonso mangoes and enjoy them fresh, in ice cream form or in a lassi (yogurt drink). Or it simply may be because mangoes are bright, delightful and

7 Delicious Green Smoothies To Try

If part of your resolutions for this year was to be healthier: eat healthier, lose weight.. etc I got some delicious healthy treats you can try for the morning, midday or even post-workout. Even if you didn't make resolutions, I recommend these to everyone looking for something fresh, tasty, healthy, easy and yummy. I can attest to all these green smoothies as I don't really like the taste of lettuce when I drink from a

Protein Cacao Snack Truffles

Protein Cacao Snack Truffles
As soon as I tasted these I knew I had to share them with you. I loved them. These protein cacao snack truffles are the perfect post-workout snack or really for any time of day.  They are packed full of healthy and tasty ingredients and are just lightly sweetened with honey. I highly recommend them! (more…)

5 Delicious Beet Smoothies To Try

Beets like to grow in the Fall, so you might come across them at the supermarket soon. If you don't like beets, I recommend you try them in smoothie form. The smoothies below featuring beets do not taste like beets; they're delicious, filling and super good for you. (more…)

Super Kale Pesto

Super Kale Pesto
Pesto is a classic Italian sauce traditionally prepared by grounding and pounding the ingredients in a mortar and pestle. It is usually made with garlic, basil, and pine nuts blended with olive oil and cheese. And pesto can be used in a number of ways: with pasta, on bread, with beef, potatoes and even roasted veggies. This recipe for kale pesto features the superfood kale in its ingredients.  (more…)