Dessert … Prepared To A Tea

Tea has taken a turn from afternoon sips to after-dinner sweets. And while a frosty glass of black tea or a warm mug of chamomile tea will always be classics, teas are now being used as ingredients in foods: mostly, desserts. The BBC named specialized tea flavorings as one of the top trends of 2018,…

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Eastern Flavors

Eastern flavors continue to move west. Vietnamese pho, Japanese ramen and Korean barbecue have risen to the tops of menus and shopping carts over the past few years. Now, all eyes are on the far eastern islands. Restaurant Business names Asian island cuisine one of the top food trends for 2018, with Filipino foods and…

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The Smart Pill

The Silicon Valley wave has reached nutrition. Nootropics – or substances that help to improve memory and cognitive function – are the latest nutrition craze to hit tech circles. The word itself is the culmination of the Greek words meaning “mind” and “bending.” And while the concept has been around since the 1970s, the tech…

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Dumpling Darlings

Sugar. Honey. Pumpkin. Sweetie pie. There’s a reason our terms of endearment are so often culinary-inspired – it’s because the foods we love are the keys to our hearts. But there’s one nickname that consumers have been particularly affectionate about recently: dumpling. Whether as an appetizer, happy hour snack or main course, these doughy, stuffed…

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