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Bengal’s sweet and spicy flavours – The Hindu

From TheHindu.com | June 20, 2015 Think mustard oil and the first thing that comes to mind is Bengali cuisine. A quintessential part of Bengali food, you can never separate mustard oil from the dishes. And then comes the distinct aroma of tempering. The ‘Big Bong Theory’ is something like this – if you don’t use the right ‘phoron’ (seasoning used for tempering) for the particular dish, you can never get the perfect taste, explains Chef Bulai Swain of Euphoria Fine Dining …

Empowerment of a vegetarian lifestyle — Sonoma State Star – The university’s student-run newspaper

… doing. It had always been a thought in my mind when it came to ordering a meal, what if I decided to only eat fish and cut out all meat from my appetite? Then on Fourth of July, while at a family barbecue we were eating steak and I had the most bloody piece of meat. It was then and there that I decided to give the vegetarian lifestyle a try. At the time, I received  news that Foster Farms had a recall on their chicken, pushing me even more into my decision. Many will disagree on the vegetarian …

Commentary: Going vegetarian, buying Fair Trade are starts – Daily Pilot

… as college. I had taken a course on the livestock industry, and I was completely convinced that by living off quinoa, veggies and beans, I could save the world. In my mind, our precious agriculture sector was flawless. Then I learned the truth. Our agriculture industry is just as corrupt as our livestock industry, and what’s worse, the damage being done is to our own species. We get half of our tomatoes from Mexico each year, but where does that produce actually come from? A recent Los …

Ecocentric | Happy Chinese Lunar New Year – Share a Vegetarian Hotpot!

… ingredients, even colors and textures, all play important symbolic rolls in the ringing in of good fortune, luck, longevity and happiness for the New Year. Foods such as the New Year Rice Cakes (年糕) are prepared and consumed because the pronunciation of rice cake in Mandarin sounds similar to the phrase: yearly progress. Seasonal fruits and vegetables are used similarly. The pronounciation of Spinach sounds like expansion. The sound of the word pineapple brings to mind “burning …

Vegetarian Kitchen: Long-term vegetarians say a lot has changed for the better, but that’s only half the story – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

VEGETARIAN KITCHEN Posted February 18  BY AVERY YALE KAMILA EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third in a seven-part series on what it’s like to be a vegetarian in Maine today. At a time when most of her peers are retired and some are finding themselves occupying hospital beds, Carole Hunne- well, 80, works four nights a week as an intensive care nurse. She fills the rest of her time volunteering for children’s causes and animal shelters. “My mind is sharp, and people say I have an incredible …

Need protein? Try these tips | Sandusky Register

… beneficial to one’s health,” says Brooke Alpert, a registered dietitian-nutritionist and founder of B Nutritious. Vegetarians are at lower risk for developing heart disease, colorectal, ovarian and breast cancers, diabetes, obesity and hypertension, according to the American Dietetic Association. “Even if you aren’t interested or ready to go vegan or vegetarian, seeking an alternative protein source for at least one meal a week can be beneficial,” says Alpert. With that in mind, Alpert …

Cool Product: Vegan and vegetarian answer cards available | This Dish Is Veg – Vegan, Animal Rights, Eco-friendly News

As vegans or vegetarians, we all get those questions and comments—you know what I’m talking about. “Do you eat fish?” “Are you still a vegan?” “Where do you get your protein?” “Don’t you miss meat?” “I could never stop eating meat!” And one question leads to another and another. At This Dish Is Veg, we thought we would make your life easier by creating some informative (okay maybe sarcastic and humorous come to mind …

Spinach Walnut Pesto Pasta | Valdosta Today – South Georgia’s News Source

… open to trying some of these clever dishes. In fact, my cooking club, Girls on the Grill, Too, recently had a vegetarian theme (hosted by Kristy) and we all discovered there are many delicious ways to “go” vegetarian.  I even have a veggie lasagna on the Plat du Jour menu.  Now, when we have dinner at the Johnson’s, we insist on Kristy allowing us to enjoy her creations as well. With that in mind, I wanted to share what is actually a good pesto recipe I found on The Candid Appetite that …

Turnip the heat: The perfect vegetarian BBQ

For most, the thought of barbecuing immediately brings to mind sizzling sausages, charring rump steaks, and browning chops. The grill is, quite simply, synonymous with meat. I often feel sorry for non meat-eaters during barbecue season. I want to weep for veggie pals forced to have another sad Portobello mushroom in a bap as the rest of us dig into juicy quarter pounders. Neither does Quorn, and its various mockmeat relatives, overly appeal. Those dry, grey patties look about as appetising …

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