A couple of days after the 2014 World Cup, it was all over and I was done with the tournament.In February 2016, I left Brazil for New Zealand, and was about to head home when I saw that some of my friends from Brazil had been arrested in Brazil for trying to smuggle me back […]
Posted December 18, 2018 06:04:54 This post is sponsored by the best new cookbook ever.This is an excerpt from my new cook book, Cook: An Easy, Natural Guide to Food, Cooking, and Life.Enjoy!I love that people have so much fun reading my cookbooks, and I’ve got to be honest: They are fun to read.I get […]
A few years ago, my husband and I started cooking with purple rice, purple wine, and purple vinegar.The purple rice we made came from the local rice farm.Our purple rice vinegar is a combination of red rice and purple rice.The vinegar is made from rice, vinegar, and rice wine.Purple rice vinegar and purple wine vinegar […]
Costa Rica is a hot spot for tourists, but it also has a long list of issues that visitors need to be aware of if they want to enjoy the country.In this guide, we’ll cover all the major points of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica’s central bank has banned imports of coconut rice amid rising global demand.The Central Bank of Costa Rica (CUB) said it had banned all imports of coconuts, the country’s staple food.The ban applies to rice, beans and lentils.It comes amid the global shortage of rice, which is used to make coconut rice and coconut […]
When I was in high school, the teacher said, “If you were tested for tuberculosis, you wouldn’t be allowed to eat rice.”I laughed and said, well, yeah, I’d probably be fine.I would never eat rice.When I got to college, I was tested for HIV and was tested again for hepatitis C. I tested negative, but […]
Rice pudding, a staple in Brazilian dishes, is back in style.But where does it come from?And how does it compare to other desserts?
Cuisine: Rains and Peas article A few years ago, we got the chance to test out a new rice cooker from Cuisine, a Japanese manufacturer of rice-cookers.We’re not the first to do so, but we thought it would be fun to try out the Cuisine Kojirushi, which is available as a kit.Cuisine makes a wide […]
by Michael J. Smith | February 17, 2018, 10:16 a.m.I’m a little late to the party when it comes to wild rice.It’s been around for a while, and it’s gotten more and more popular, especially among Asian markets and people in Asia.But for me, the reason wild rice is here is because it’s so easy […]
Posted January 11, 2018 05:31:31 The year 2018 started with the worst start to any year since the Great Depression, and it has only gotten worse since then.But the first month of 2019 was much better, according to a new report from market research firm Euromonitor.The median start to 2018 for companies surveyed in the […]