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Tabbouleh for a LowCarb Life

Tabbouleh for a LowCarb Life Tabbouleh is a Levantine Arabic word which means “little spicy”. It is traditionally a salad made of bulgur, finely chopped parsley, tomato and spring onion dressed with lemon juice and olive oil. Bulgur is a … Continue reading

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A Fork Goes from Tuscany to France

A Fork Goes from Tuscany to France Caterina Maria Romula di Lorenzo de’ Medici was born in Florence, Italy on April 13th, 1519. At the time her family was the most important in Tuscany, and had been so for a … Continue reading

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Carrots and Anise

Carrots and Anise   Around the end of the 12th century Seville was home to the Arab Andalusian agriculturist  Abu Zakariya Yahya ibn Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Al-Awwam Al-Ishbili. He is known as Ibn al-‘Awwam, the author of the famous … Continue reading

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Christopher and the Peppers of the New World

Christopher and the Peppers of the New World After five weeks at sea, October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus, for the first time, reached the shores of what he thought was Asia. He had estimated that a westward route from Spain … Continue reading

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