Season's Eatings: Where Do Fruits and Vegetables Travel From

News

November 29, 2019

News

Season's Eatings: Where Do Fruits and Vegetables Travel From

As the climate crisis escalates more people are looking towards the simple philosophy of ‘seasonal eating’ as a way to eat well without costing the Earth. November marks World Vegan…

November 29, 2019

Breakfast at The Montreux Palace Hôtel, Switzerland Is Good Enough

Breakfast & Coffee | Switzerland Europe

Europe

November 26, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at The Montreux Palace Hôtel, Switzerland Is Good Enough

Rise and shine and run to have breakfast in the glass verrière. One of my biggest nightmares is eating under a low ceiling in a room without windows. One of the most beautiful breakfast spaces…

November 26, 2019 | International Cuisine | Switzerland

Journey Lounge: Buckwheat Pancakes and Soy Milk Granola in Istanbul

Breakfast & Coffee | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 21, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Journey Lounge: Buckwheat Pancakes and Soy Milk Granola in Istanbul

Walking the streets of Beyoğlu, up on the hills overviewing Istanbul, I decided to have Journey lounge as my next stop. Trees, wooden furniture, and calm vibes. On the menu, you can find a wide…

September 21, 2019 | Restaurants | Istanbul

Happy Blender: Açaí and Pitaya Bowls in Athens

Restaurants | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 30, 2019

Restaurants

Happy Blender: Açaí and Pitaya Bowls in Athens

I couldn’t believe my eyes! I found Pitaya and Açaí bowls in Athens. My dream bowls which I discovered two years ago in New York have made it to this part of the world. I simply…

July 30, 2019 | Reviews | Athens

Fruzion Introduces Lebanese 'Fruit Cocktails' to America

News

March 22, 2019

News

Fruzion Introduces Lebanese 'Fruit Cocktails' to America

Lebanon has been turning a buzz in California with its popular and healthy fruit cocktails. Considered a street food staple for the Lebanese, Fruzion, is a one of a kind shop, in Los Angeles which…

March 22, 2019

How To Pick Fresh, Ripe Fruits And Vegetables Every Single Time

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December 31, 2018

News

How To Pick Fresh, Ripe Fruits And Vegetables Every Single Time

It’s always the same, a couple of hours after you get home from the shops you decide it’s time to eat that avocado. But it’s not ‘ripe and ready to eat’ as the…

December 31, 2018 | Spotted Stories

How to Pick Out the Perfect Fruit

News

March 14, 2018

News

How to Pick Out the Perfect Fruit

Have you ever been in a grocery store looking for a citrusy snack, but you don’t know how to pick out the perfect fruit? Not only can it be frustrating to come home thinking you’ve picked…

March 14, 2018

Akiki's Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: My Personal Choice

Recommended | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 14, 2017

Recommended

Akiki's Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: My Personal Choice

Today and after four long years of not writing a review about my favorite fruit destination, I come back to "AKIKI Fruits & Vegetables" nestled on Antelias' internal road. As we all know the…

November 14, 2017 | Reviews | Antelias

Al Intabli Tabarja: A Refreshing Fruit Cocktail

Desserts & Sweets | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 10, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Al Intabli Tabarja: A Refreshing Fruit Cocktail

Located on the Tabarja roundabout, Al Intabli has been a renowned location for fruit cocktails and juices for a long time. I remember coming here with the family on our way from the…

October 10, 2017 | Reviews | Keserwan

Ginger: A Healthy and Happy Place in Rome but Average Food

Breakfast & Coffee | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

August 17, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Ginger: A Healthy and Happy Place in Rome but Average Food

It feels good from the minute you walk in; an enclosed garden with a high ceiling, an air conditioned space, open kitchens throughout, a trip to the Italian countryside where all kinds of fresh…

August 17, 2017 | Restaurants | Rome

Pawaky: Fruit Cocktails and Ice Cream in Amchit

Reviews | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 04, 2017

Reviews

Pawaky: Fruit Cocktails and Ice Cream in Amchit

Pawaky, in Amchit, is a cocktail and ice cream parlor. On my way back from Tripoli, I stopped for a sweet treat at a very very colorful place with a big cornet at the entrance. Walk in and you'll…

May 04, 2017 | Jbeil

Popcity: Ice Pops Like No Other!

Ice Cream & Gelato | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

May 03, 2017

Ice Cream & Gelato

Popcity: Ice Pops Like No Other!

Popcity are not your regular ice pops. Popcity are not like any ice pops you find at your local grocery store, not the usual “bouza talej” you have enjoyed since childhood. It's a whole…

May 03, 2017 | Recommended | Lebanon

Upscale Knefeh: Drizzle Some Fruit Coulis on Top...

Breakfast & Coffee

May 02, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Upscale Knefeh: Drizzle Some Fruit Coulis on Top...

Who said Knefeh can only be enjoyed with sugar syrup? Having breakfast at Le Gray in Beirut, I ordered two plates of Knefeh and asked for some fruit coulis on the side. I wanted to try raspberry on…

May 02, 2017 | Desserts & Sweets

Intricate Art on Fruits And Vegetables

Spotted Stories

March 10, 2017

Spotted Stories

Intricate Art on Fruits And Vegetables

Japanese artist Gaku intricate food carvings give fruits and vegetables a whole new meaning.     Gaku uses a special Japanese carving method called ‘mukimono’ to turn…

March 10, 2017

Cidermaking at Home Has Never Been Easier

Food Gadgets

February 21, 2017

Food Gadgets

Cidermaking at Home Has Never Been Easier

Alchema, the first smart home cidermaking system can help anyone turn fresh fruit into delicious hard cider, mead or even wine in as little as two weeks. Alchema’s patent-pending technology…

February 21, 2017

Crepico Zalka: Dessert Madness!

Desserts & Sweets | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 14, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Crepico Zalka: Dessert Madness!

When I heard Crepico is moving from its famous location on Zalka's highway, I didn't understand how they could leave such a perfect spot so beautifully decorated and built to welcome guests…

February 14, 2017 | French Food | Metn

George's New York: American Style Diner Food

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

January 31, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

George's New York: American Style Diner Food

Whilst researching online for a place to have a good breakfast, I found George's. Down in the Financial District it's typically American with a bakery at the entrance. Spread across two floors,…

January 31, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

Learn How to Cut Fruits Like a Professional

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January 11, 2017

News

Learn How to Cut Fruits Like a Professional

Some fruits seem hard to cut open and enjoy... This infograpgic from Pound Place will help you become a kitchen ninja.

January 11, 2017

Support Local Apple Farmers!

News

October 03, 2016

News

Support Local Apple Farmers!

NoGarlicNoOnions would like to take a moment to show their support towards apple farmers across Lebanon... We encourage each and everyone of you to buy and support local farmers and producers,…

October 03, 2016 | Popular

Enjoy the Freshness of Watermelon Day

News

August 03, 2016

News

Enjoy the Freshness of Watermelon Day

Watermelon... a summertime favorite among the young and the old has a special day and it's today, August 3. Enjoyed in so many ways, this fruit is fresh, healthy and tasteful. Enjoy it the way you…

August 03, 2016

How to Grow Fruit All Year Long

News

April 28, 2016

News

How to Grow Fruit All Year Long

Everybody knows that fruit is good for us, but it is a rarer thing to hear the specific health advantages of home-grown fruit. In fact, taking to the garden to produce your household fruit supply is…

April 28, 2016

Maguy Edde: A Mouthwatering Fruit Cake

Recommended | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 03, 2015

Recommended

Maguy Edde: A Mouthwatering Fruit Cake

Every time someone arrives at the clinic with a package for me to taste, I prepare myself for a new adventure, not knowing what to expect, or where to start. Some things turn out to be good while…

July 03, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Jbeil

How to Make Food Last Longer

Spotted Stories

May 12, 2015

Spotted Stories

How to Make Food Last Longer

Have you ever bought huge amounts of fresh food, only to realize you are throwing away more than you eat? You are not the only one. Read this interesting infographic to get excellent tips for keeping…

May 12, 2015

It's Hot... Keep the Sangrias Coming

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

May 01, 2015

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

It's Hot... Keep the Sangrias Coming

It's getting warmer and warmer and that means sangria is on the menu. This combination of wine and fruit aims for refreshment and fun; but know that sangria is a serious drink and even now has its…

May 01, 2015 | Spotted Stories

Tips to Growing Your Own Vegetables No Matter Space Size

News

April 26, 2015

News

Tips to Growing Your Own Vegetables No Matter Space Size

It's getting warmer and the outdoors is something we are all looking forward to... and if you're into gardening or looking to add some extra color and nutrition to your meals this season? Try growing…

April 26, 2015

Crepico: Excellence in Taste!

Tasty Discoveries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 09, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

Crepico: Excellence in Taste!

I think it's no secret anymore that I'm preparing my favorite list of pancakes, crepes and waffles. The search started last month with Crepico, which left me happy… The beautifully decorated…

April 09, 2015 | Metn

Juices and Smoothies Go Raw: A Sample from Around Town

News

March 01, 2015

News

Juices and Smoothies Go Raw: A Sample from Around Town

Taste & Flavors Magazine (February/March 2015) Juice is having an adult moment right now in Lebanon. No longer considered a kiddle drink, juices, smoothies and cocktails (their lebanese…

March 01, 2015 | Press

Severin's Food Dehydrator: Make Your Own Healthy Snacks at Home

Appliances

February 04, 2015

Appliances

Severin's Food Dehydrator: Make Your Own Healthy Snacks at Home

Create your own healthy, dried fruit and veg snacks with our easy-to-use Food Dehydrator. It's also excellent for preserving seasonal fruit all year round to use in your marmalades, jams and…

February 04, 2015

Become a Kitchen Master with these Tips and Tricks

Spotted Stories

January 27, 2015

Juice Up: Freshly Squeezed and Happily Enjoyed

Tasty Discoveries | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 09, 2014

Tasty Discoveries

Juice Up: Freshly Squeezed and Happily Enjoyed

Everybody has noticed this new shop on the corner of Sodeco and maybe after this review, you might make sure to stop there for a boost. JuiceUp offers a large selection of juices, smoothies and…

November 09, 2014 | Achrafieh

New York: One Tree, 40 Different Fruits

Spotted Stories

July 30, 2014

Spotted Stories

New York: One Tree, 40 Different Fruits

The Tree of 40 Fruit is an ongoing series of hybridized fruit trees by contemporary artist Sam Van Aken. Each unique Tree of 40 Fruit grows over forty different types of stone fruit including…

July 30, 2014

Make Some Fresh and Giant Popsicles at Home

Food Gadgets

July 17, 2014

Food Gadgets

Make Some Fresh and Giant Popsicles at Home

It's hot and you want some popsicles to cool down so how about you makes some at home.These cool new FRIOPOP Popsicle Making Bags let you make giant popsicles at home using your own healthier…

July 17, 2014

Instant Fizz in Your Drinks

Food Gadgets

July 08, 2014

Food Gadgets

Instant Fizz in Your Drinks

If you love refreshing fizzy drinks then Purefizz Soda Maker is for you. This handy little contraption lets you instantly add carbonated bubbles to water, juices, wine, cocktails, and more. Recently…

July 08, 2014

Bouzat el Berdawni: Zahle's Living Tradition

Ice Cream & Gelato | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

July 04, 2014

Ice Cream & Gelato

Bouzat el Berdawni: Zahle's Living Tradition

Berdawni isn't only about Casino Arabi and Casino Mhanna, it’s also about the tastiest ice cream in Zahle and the famous Semsmieh. Visiting Zahle for a food discovery, specifically some sweet…

July 04, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Zahle

Al Zahra, Tripoli: Sweet Delights Since 1930

Desserts & Sweets | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 13, 2014

Desserts & Sweets

Al Zahra, Tripoli: Sweet Delights Since 1930

Breakfast at Akra led us to a quick discovery before lunch. We were informed that the finest ice cream spot is located a hundred meters down the street, so we started walking. Al Zahra, Zakaria…

June 13, 2014 | Street Food | Tripoli

Seally Cap - Saving Time & Money One Cap At a Time!

Food Gadgets

May 22, 2014

Food Gadgets

Seally Cap - Saving Time & Money One Cap At a Time!

A versatile kitchen utensil that allows you to reseal things like canned goods, glasses, canned beverages, fruits, veggies & more. The Seally Cap is a US Patent Pending versatile kitchen…

May 22, 2014

Frulatte: Commencing My Mission to Find the Best Fruit Cocktail Shop

Tasty Discoveries | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 20, 2014

Tasty Discoveries

Frulatte: Commencing My Mission to Find the Best Fruit Cocktail Shop

A part of Lebanese traditions include enjoying some fruit cocktails during summer... or what we refer to as "Cocktail Che2af" Yum... a cup of fresh fruits cut in pieces, mixed in fruit juice and…

May 20, 2014 | Keserwan

So, How Much Sugar is in the Things We Eat

Desserts & Sweets

May 18, 2014

Desserts & Sweets

So, How Much Sugar is in the Things We Eat

A handy dandy guide to candy and other sugary foods. So, how much sugar is in the things we eat? Everything, apparently has sugar. An apple has 23 grams. Coca Cola has 39 grams. A grande Starbucks…

May 18, 2014 | News

Breakfast at The Hoxton hotel, London

Breakfast & Coffee | London UK Europe

UK

April 29, 2014

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at The Hoxton hotel, London

We arrived in London and were staying at the Hoxton Hotel, situated in a busy neighborhood of the capital. The first impression was strange yet good at the same time, as you have to pass through a…

April 29, 2014 | Restaurants | London

Food Replicas That Look So Real

Spotted Stories

April 13, 2014

Spotted Stories

Food Replicas That Look So Real

Walking through the alleys of Horeca, I couldn't but stop in front of a large table filled with ready made platters, food items... from rice, green beans, fries, macarons, nuts, sushi, meat, Lebanese…

April 13, 2014

Food Pays Tribute to Art

Spotted Stories

April 04, 2014

Spotted Stories

Food Pays Tribute to Art

Food seems to playing a big role in art these days... And I'm enjoying it. Paying tribute to artists like Mark Rothko and Jackson Pollock, food stylist Charlotte Omnès and photographer Beth Galton…

April 04, 2014

What You See is Not a Cucumber. Or Is it?

Spotted Stories

March 17, 2014

Spotted Stories

What You See is Not a Cucumber. Or Is it?

Tokyo-born artist Hikaru Cho disguises fruits and vegetables as other foods. It may sound easy but it actually isn't... He uses a paintbrush and a strong eye for detail to transform what we see...…

March 17, 2014

La Grande Épicerie du Bon Marche's New Look in Pictures

Spotted Stories | Paris France Europe

France

March 12, 2014

Spotted Stories

La Grande Épicerie du Bon Marche's New Look in Pictures

A short while ago, La Grande Epicerie reopened its doors after months of renovation. It reopened with a new style, a new look and a fresher feel. The few images I saw on the net were not enough to…

March 12, 2014 | Paris

Slicing Cherry Tomatoes in Half is Easier than You Think

Spotted Stories

February 03, 2014

Spotted Stories

Slicing Cherry Tomatoes in Half is Easier than You Think

Slicing cherry tomatoes individually can be kind of time consuming. While we're never opposed to just eating them whole, sometimes you've got to slice into them. Here's a quick tip for halving…

February 03, 2014

Bring Apple Picking Experience Indoors

Food Gadgets

December 09, 2013

Food Gadgets

Bring Apple Picking Experience Indoors

Mimicking the action of apple-picking, USA-based designer David Saldoff has designed a unique apple holder for the urban environment. His design, which he calls “Newton”, is inspired by his…

December 09, 2013

The Avocado Cuber

Food Gadgets

October 16, 2013

Food Gadgets

The Avocado Cuber

One of the tastiest fruits around is the avocado,  but cutting it into cubes or so can be a hassle... The Avocado Cuber aims to solve this device, making problematic avocado cutting a thing of the…

October 16, 2013

Meet Puff for a Morning Buzz

Spotted Stories

September 27, 2013

Spotted Stories

Meet Puff for a Morning Buzz

It's the weekend... almost... it's Friday and we're getting ready for some calm time this weekend. How about some booze on your toast... Meet Puff - a range of delicious artisanal spreads that will…

September 27, 2013

Huffingtonpost: Eating Whole Fruits Linked To Lower Diabetes Risk

News

September 02, 2013

News

Huffingtonpost: Eating Whole Fruits Linked To Lower Diabetes Risk

Maybe some good and healthy information regarding food is a must from time to time. Healthy eating and avoiding certain diseases through what we eat may be helpful. This piece of news says just…

September 02, 2013

Fast and Colorful Ice Cream Maker

Food Gadgets

August 25, 2013

Food Gadgets

Fast and Colorful Ice Cream Maker

I always think and encourage home made food... why not ice cream!   The thing about ice cream making at home is that is that it take a long time to actually freeze. I saw this amazing ice…

August 25, 2013 | Ice Cream & Gelato

Le Brigadier: Cafe, The, Chocolat, Patisserie Maison

French Food | Paris France Europe

France

August 15, 2013

French Food

Le Brigadier: Cafe, The, Chocolat, Patisserie Maison

Around the 9th district where I've been spending the week in Paris, facing the Trinity church is Le Brigadier, a brasserie known by the local for serving generous lunch menus. I tried it with my…

August 15, 2013 | Restaurants | Paris

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