General information about chocolate including history, health benefits and the production process. Includes cocoa flower photograph and links to recipes and additional information.
Mexican tamales (tamal is the Mexican "singular" use of the word) are packets of corn dough with a savory or sweet filling and typically wrapped in corn husks or banana leaves. Learn about the Mexican Tamal (Tamales). This dish dates back to the Aztecs. Read about the varieties and all the necessary ingredients.
Learn about some of the most common Thai pantry items. These are some of the most basic ingredients you will want to keep on hand for making your favorite Thai meal.
Sanding sugar is a large crystal sugar used as an edible decoration that will not dissolve when subjected to heat. Learn about specialty sanding sugar, uses and recipes, and where to buy.
Learn about escargot and try our recipe for snails in a shallot, parsley and butter sauce.