What’s round and flat and decorated all over the top with cheese, pepperoni, bacon and olives? Till now, it could only be your favourite pizza, fresh from the oven (or pizzeria delivery bag)… But, now, it could also be a the latest hot movie release on DVD!
We’ve recently offered a number of posts, here in the FFB, which mention nutrition profiles and labeling regulations. The profiles make good reading, but they can be deceptive. How? You have to check the serving size quoted on the label and calculate equivalent numbers accordingly.
What would you do if you made a globally beloved product, the only one of its kind, no competition, and a faithful customer put up a positively worshipful website that drew tens of thousands of followers and friends? If you’re the makers of Nutella, you’d tell ’em to cease and desist.
Got leftover rice? Or do you just have a hankering for Asian comfort food? Bring two and half cups of water to a rolling boil (no salt!) and pour in a cup of dry White Rice. Or Jasmin. Or whatever kind you like… Give it a stir, cover the pot, turn off the heat, and let it sit, without interference, for half an hour…
Folks in the foodservice industry quickly learn how to judge the freshness of foods whether they are shopping in person or receiving shipments from suppliers. You can use the same freshness cues the pros do to ensure that you get the best food for your hard-earned bucks!
We’ve said it before, but now a new learned study confirms that restaurant food is a major contributor to the so-called obesity epidemic that’s plaguing the Western World. The University of Toronto study found that even non-fast-food restaurant meals are amazingly high in calories.