Turmeric is a spice and a member of the rhizome family. In its raw form, it looks a bit like ginger root, but when it’s ground down it has a distinctive yellowish – orange colour.
FRUIT It looks like an apple, but it is not! A peach is a soft, juicy and fleshy stone fruit produced by a peach tree.
Scientists say they have discovered why some vegetables like cabbage, broccoli and kale – can reduce the risk of bowel cancers. The calciferous vegetable is said to be good for the gut has never been in doubt but a detailed explanation has been elusive. This is according to the BBC.
FOOD NEWS Researchers in the Highlands of Scotland are giving farmed salmon feed made from genetically modified crops. The aim of the scientific trial is to increase the nutritional value of the fish. The feed is said to be rich in healthy fish oils, which the team hope will be absorbed…
Good day Everyone, welcome to another exciting time on Gourmetguide234.com!!!! Today on our delicacy news, one of us Adeyemi Jeremiah, an Agricultural Engineer interviewed Miss Adeola a final year student of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomoso where she is studying Accountancy. She talked to us about a Nigerian meal called Egbo (Beans and Corn).
National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control’s directorate of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (FSAN) recently raised an alarm over the importation of contaminated frozen mixed vegetables in the country. NAFDAC has responded to an alert from the International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN) on outbreak of Listeriosis in some parts of Europe.
A weird challenge called ‘Hot Water Challenge’ which involves drinking boiling water, or pouring it on a friend recently left a 15-year-old boy in Indiana, USA, seriously burned. Kyland Clark from Indianapolis said he was left with second-degree burns when a friend pulled a prank on him last week as part of the “Hot Water…
FOOD NEWS The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending, NIRSAL, is to commence disbursement of over N246.5 million to farmers under the Anchor Borrowers Programme of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). There have been allegations by some farmers of undue delay in disbursement of CBN loans by NIRSAL in…
FOOD NEWS Nine people in Peru have died from eating contaminated food at a funeral. Officials say the people were among 50 villagers who ended up hospitalized.
FOOD NEWS A Kenyan supermarket has reportedly defied an order to close after being caught up in a race row. A BBC report revealed that an email leaked on social media showed that the supermarket was launching a marketing campaign to target white shoppers.