Your clothing is part of your identity, part of what makes us human. Historically, it provided protection from the elements that allowed us to migrate to and flourish in unfriendly climates. At the same time, it also reflected and shaped human culture through fashion. Here are some popular fashion fabrics that have withstood the test of time.
Archive for July, 2014
Hard-boiled eggs are one of the most common breakfast items in the world. Getting the perfect hard-boiled egg however, can be a bit of a science. Overcooking a hardboiled egg produces a rubbery white with a green-grey film covering the yolk. Hard-boiled eggs can also stick to the shell, making dishes like deviled eggs near-impossible […]
Just add water and boil – to many, rice is the simplest thing to cook on a daily basis. However, if you want to get the most out of this staple, it’s best to know the optimal cooking methods for each variety.
There are foods, and there are superfoods. Superfoods get their name from being especially high in nutrients, and have been found to contain profound healing and dietary benefits. They have also been referred to as nature’s medicine.
Fasting is said to possibly have health benefits, including detoxification and weight loss. It is also done for religious reasons, such as during the month of Ramadan, which ends on Hari Raya Puasa this year.
No matter who gets into the World Cup Finals this weekend, soccer fans are sure to tune in. And there’s no better way to cheer on a favourite team than with a party of friends. Here are some easy tips to throw a simple screening party for your best mates.
Here’s an alcoholic drink with health benefits. Kombucha is a fizzy fermented drink made from sweetened black tea. The drink has experienced a resurgence in popularity in recent years with young foodies, although its roots go back centuries. The drink originated in China before spreading to Russia and the rest of Europe.
If you want to see what’s trending in modern kitchen design, look no further than the EuroCucina and FTK exhibitions. The former is an International Kitchen Exhibition while the latter is a related event featuring cutting-edge built-in appliance and cooker hood technology.
For those who love entertaining at home, consider setting up a home bar for your chill-out sessions. All you need is to stock up on the right items and equipment to make any party a success.
Whenever we cook vegetables, the peels, stems and roots tend to end up in the trash. But like meat, different parts of produce can contain different flavours and even health benefits.