Kopi Luwak (Luwak Coffee)

What is so special about this coffee and why is it so expensive? Lets look into this Indonesian poop jewel…

Grow your own food

Embrace your inner hippie and grow some love. Growing plants is highly satisfying and it helps you get some sense of responsibility too.. Trust me there is nothing more satisfying than finally after some months making a salad with your own produce! Of course must of us do not have a large garden so I’ll keep…

Cooking with wood

There’s something amazing about a woody, smokey flavor on food. Rustic cooking makes food taste better that’s a fact! The first time that prehistoric human beings tried cooked meat was by finding it on the forests after a fire. The smokey flavor must have caught their attention since they afterwards loved consuming grilled meat (and…

Mystery guest, a movie

Today we will talk about the life of a mystery  guest (in case of a hotel) or mystery shopper for restaurants and other establishments. It is not an easy job and requires several qualifications such as being available at all times (thus not having a personal life), being knowledgeable on the functioning of the establishment…

What to do when chilis are too hot?

Many of us around the world have felt the urge to try some recipes that involve chili, whether stuffed (like I’ll show here) or in other recipes like salsa or pico de gallo. Unfortunately sometimes chilis are killer hot but theres a solution to that! First of all theres something you should know about chili……

Stop overeating and lose weight!

Have you ever felt that you eat healthy yet gain weight? Do you see yourself in the mirror and do not understand how you got those extra pounds? Let’s take a look at these facts that for sure you will recognize…

Tiny guide to Mezcal

It is about time to write about mezcal, tequila’s cousin I would dare to say. The plant they come from (agave) may look similar, however the making process such as taste and other characteristics are completely different.

Wine Etiquette: Decanting a wine

The whole idea behind decanting  wine is to get rid of the sediments that may have appeared through time and to aerate or oxygen the wine faster in order to allow the aroma molecules to explode.

Apple chips!

Looking for a light, delicious crunchy snack that you can munch on without guilt? Here the easiest recipe ever to make apple chips.

Why do we neutralize flavors?

The perfect companion to tacos is lime. No doubt about it but why do we like certain flavors together? We have a natural tendency to neutralize flavors, which means balancing the flavors we get together on our palates. This is not only a matter of flavor but it goes beyond towards the obscure fields of…

Marmelades n’ Jams!

Marmalades, jams, compotes.. all delicious fruity complements to spread on bread, toast, crackers or (like me) to simply eat it with a spoon. Here some easy recipes to follow!

Fun & healthy salads? It’s possible!

Our ancestors, the Australopithecus were vegan, that is a fact. With the centuries we became more and more meat consumers but the truth is that eating salads is a prize for our body! giving our digestive system a break is always very much appreciated. However we have the wrong idea that salads are boring and tasteless, so…