[1] Classic samosas are triangular in shape (photo© Satyam Verma | Pexels). [2] The most popular filling combines potatoes, onions, and green peas with a variety of spices, including black mustard seeds, coriander, cumin, curry powder, garlic, ginger, and jalapeño. Here’s the recipe (photo © Oona Settembre | David & Busters | Dallas | Idaho […]

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[1] An oat milk “Frappuccino” recipe for World Plant Day (photo © Gelson’a Markets). [2] Almond milk, delicious in coffee and with cereal (photo © Califia Farms). [3] The “Frappuccino” is made with oat milk (photo © Oatly). [4] Coconut milk is an opaque, milky-white liquid extracted from the grated pulp of mature coconuts (photo […]

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World Paloma Day is May 22nd. We recently featured a classic Paloma recipe for Cinco de Mayo, but you can take this popular and refreshing drink a step further—and give it a global spin. Like all classic cocktails, the Paloma invites you to play with the recipe and customize it—perhaps create your signature Paloma. Today’s […]

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[1] A refreshing glass of Blue Basil Wild Tonic (all photos © Wild Tonic). [2] In addition to 16-ounce bottles, there are 12-ounce cans. [3] Hard Blueberry Mint. [4] Four varieties of hard jun kombucha have 5.6% A.B.V. (alcohol by volume). [5] The refreshing flavors are like spritzes. [6] Substitute tonic water for Wild Tonic […]

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[1] Beautiful tomatoes that everyone would buy. Compare to the misshapen tomato below, that no one in a first-world country wants to buy (photo courtesy FAO). [2] Misshapen produce, although tasting just like normally attractive produce, is thrown away (photo © U.C. Davis). [3] Fruits with surface blemishes are not acceptable in first world countries, […]

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[1] Homemade dulce de leche has only one ingredient: sweetened condensed milk. Here’s the recipe (photo © Karolina Kolodziejczak | Unsplash). [2] Dulce de leche is used as a spread and topping, as well as an ingredient in desserts (photo © Bruna Branco | Unsplash). [3] An easy way to serve dulce de leche: on […]

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September 2nd is World Coconut Day, a holiday observed big-time in the Asian and Pacific countries, which are home to most of the world’s coconut producing countries. National Coconut Day in the U.S. is June 26th. World Coconut Day was established to increase public awareness of the health and commercial benefits of coconut, a fruit […]

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