Ace Food News

By Ian Kevin Draper | Our resident chef's picks of the day @AceFoodNews on http://acefoodnews.wordpress.com/

Something special when the weather is hot so try Ginger Plum Granita with ❤️Love and Olive O il ❤️

<b>#AceFoodNews – July.02: Ginger Plum Granita</b> // <b>Love and Olive Oil</b><p>I think there’s something wrong with me.<p>Just thinking about granita or sorbet or …

Associated Press News

Hi-Tech Indoor Garden Uses Aquaponics to Grow a Salad a Day

In recent years, indoor gardening has become more accessible and easier to cultivate, even if you lack a green thumb. Smart designers are finding clever and useful new ways to bring gardening indoors. Unlike most other indoor gardens, however, the Grove Ecosystem–the world's first intelligent, …

It's Vanilla Cupcake Day, so here's your recipe for the perfect vanilla cupcake

The holiday season is rapidly approaching, so naturally, the logical thing to do is to prepare our minds and bellies with a day dedicated to food. …

Dessert

Will Drinking Green Tea Boost Your Metabolism? Not So Fast

It's a tantalizing idea, isn't it, that we could burn stored fat simply by nibbling or sipping on something that tastes good.<p>Plenty of companies are now capitalizing on the allure of "metabolism boosting" foods and drinks. Among the most-hyped substance is green tea — for its supposed powers as an …

Weight Loss

3rd day stew – family, friends and food

When I was a child, the Christmas holiday period was the gift that kept on giving. The overwhelming excitement of Christmas eve with it’s rituals …

free on Tuesday, November 3, 2015!

Hello friends!<p>My Kindle book called <b>“Permacooking: How To Prepare Healthy Meals With Less Food Waste”</b> is available for free for one day only on …

Potato, Spinach and Quinoa Bites

Makes 6<p>2 Medium potatoes – peeled, chopped and cooked (boiled)<p>1/2 cup of quinoa – cooked (normally 20mins simmer and 10 mins rest)<p>1 large handful of …

Here’s One Way Climate Change Will Make the World Look Different

We now know that climate change is a lot more complicated than the world just getting hotter or colder. It will have all kinds of effects, and …

How Can We Support Affordable, Nutritious Diets? Reduce Wasted Food

Looking for a way to stretch your food dollars? Would an extra $30 per month for each person in your household help? That’s about $370 per person per …

Almond milk: quite good for you – very bad for the planet

Sales of the non-dairy milk alternative are on the rise. But the super-healthy nuts – mostly grown in drought-hit California – need millions of …

Associated Press News

Marbled chocolate pumpkin cheesecake is the perfect fall dessert

Chocolate, pumpkin and cheesecake? You can’t really go wrong with this recipe. This from-scratch cheesecake is to die for, and perfect for the …

Your friends won’t believe this gorgeous cake is raw and vegan

You don’t have to follow a raw or vegan diet to appreciate how delicious this beautiful neapolitan cake is. It’s pretty, and all of your friends on …

UN agency reports world food prices declining to six-year low

According to the UN agency’s monthly Food Price Index, the May 2015 forecast for the global production of wheat, coarse grains and rice has been …

The drink that nearly knocked me out with one sniff

<b>There's a legendary rum in Jamaica that's so strong it has been dubbed "Rude to Your Parents". When Nick Davis heard about it, he decided to track it down and find out how it got its unusual name.</b><p>It was late, I was tired and should really have headed to bed, but I switched TV channels one more time …

US-appointed egg lobby paid food blogs and targeted chef to crush vegan startup

Photograph: AEB<p>Outgoing AEB chair and 2015 Egg Person of the Year Joanne Ivy (far left), pictured with Michelle and Barack Obama at the White House.<p>84<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/0448e9b9bd886c2a5b7f5edaae7d20ca26362a16/18_55_615_369/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Travel Channel<p>The influential TV chef Andrew …

The farmer who’s starting an organic revolution in Cuba

Fernando Funes Monzote’s theories of ‘agroecology’ bear fruit as he aims to inspire others to make the most of their land<p>Advertisements<p>Author: …

The Foodie’s Travel Guide to the World’s Most Sustainable Restaurants

Long gone are the days when sustainable food equates to uninspired veggies stews and mushy ratatouille. These days, chefs and restauranteurs looking …

Baked salmon with hummus and herbs

The inspiration for this came from a recipe I saw for a pasta salad with salmon and hummus. The combination really resonates, because of the Middle Eastern vibe with a sort of wacky Australian-hybrid approach. Ultimately, though, it is a London creation, because it really came together when I first …

Healthy apple and banana oat pancakes

These delicious 10-minute pancakes are gluten-free as well as being sweetened naturally with banana<p>These are a fast-forward version of my favourite ever pancakes. This time the whole process is done in a blender, but if you don’t have one you can make these with oat four instead of the oats and …

121-year-old bottle of whisky found in Scottish time capsule

A construction team has found what is believed to be a 121-year-old bottle of whisky near Kingussie in the Cairngorms<p>An time capsule containing a 121-year-old bottle of whisky has been found in Scotland.<p>The capsule, believed to contain items from the 1890s, was found buried inside the Ruthven Road …

Key lime pie recipe

Inspired by Great British Bake Off to venture into the world of baking - but not sure where to start? Try this simple recipe from last year's runner-up Richard Burr<p>Barely before episode one had faded from the screen, the sixth series of GBBO had created a perfect storm of publicity. Who wouldn’t …

Egg and Avocado Breakfast Sandwich

6 sandwiches<p>Meat-free but not too virtuous, it’s healthy and satisfying.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>hot sauce<p>1 red bell pepper<p>¼ medium mango, cut into pieces<p>2 tablespoons light brown sugar<p>2 tablespoons white wine vinegar<p>2 tablespoons fresh orange juice<p>1 tablespoon fresh lime juice<p>½ teaspoon cayenne …

Breakfast

The Late Night in Puglia That Gave Us Martha Stewart's One-Pan Pasta (+ 7 New Ones)

<i>Every week, Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The one-pan pasta that took over the internet (and changed the way we think about cooking pasta)—plus 7 new spins.</i><p>This genius pasta makes its own sauce, all in one pan, in 9 …

Recipes

Classic crème brûlée recipe

We reveal how the secret of the perfect crème brûlée, including some delicious twists<p>Chefs agree that a perfect creme brulee should have a creamy, soft, custard filling with crisply caramelised sugar on top. How this is achieved is more contentious. Purists, including food writer Tamasin Day-Lewis, …

Revolutionary Recipe: Strawberry-Coconut Gelato

This plant-based recipe is a wonderful, refreshing (and healthy!) summer dessert or special treat made with no sugar — and only three …

Recipes

Meet Alan Chadwick, The High Priest of Hippie Horticulture

Biodynamic pioneer Alan Chadwick turned America on to radical growing methods—influencing everyone from Alice Waters to winemakers Fetzer and Frey. …

Horticulture