Food Ingredients

Subway and the Controversies That Tarnished Its Reputation

Subway, the food outlet that has been serving default American meals by way of “healthy” submarine sandwiches, was again the subject of a legal controversy. Although the lawsuit was a taxation matter that involved a Subway franchisee in Ireland, the Irish Supreme Court came out with a ruling that included declaring Subway bread as “not legally bread.” While the U.S. Subway Company of course declares their submarine sandwiches as bread,… Read More »Subway and the Controversies That Tarnished Its Reputation

Essential Cooking Skills – Learn It the Professional Way

Getting started in the kitchen is something intimidating and at the same time overwhelming. However, the more you try to practice cooking and do it with passion, the better you will be. And, remember putting that apron on and learning the proper way of whipping up a soup is not too far behind. If you are just an amateur in the field of cooking, worry no more as some of… Read More »Essential Cooking Skills – Learn It the Professional Way

A Closer Look at Gums and Other Ingredients Known as Emulsifiers

In our quest for information about natural foods as a way of sustaining a healthy lifestyle, we often see in the list of ingredients, additives identified as emulsifiers. Do we really know what role emulsifiers play and whether all emulsifiers are safe? Emulsifiers and What Makes Them Important as a Food Preparation Ingredient? You may read labels that include carrageenan, guar gum, locust bean gum, xanthan gum or soy lecithin,… Read More »A Closer Look at Gums and Other Ingredients Known as Emulsifiers