Ancient-grain mixture and nutritional powerhouse pinole (pronouned pih-nole) might be about to break into the market as the next superfood catnip for health-conscious foodies. Originally developed and spread through Mesoamerica by the Aztecs over 500 years ago, pinole has, until now, had only a relatively cult following of runners and endurance athletes. The grain-mix was… Read more »
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Rather than the off-the-shelf solutions and government diktats of the past, it’s looking likely that personalised nutrition will be commonplace in the not-too-distant future. An American paper published by the scientific journal Genetics suggests genes play a key role in influencing the ways our bodies respond to different diets. For the purposes of this study,… Read more »
Filipino food has been getting more and more attention of late (see our previous feeds here and here) and now, in California, we’re starting to see it being reimagined, giving a modern spin to what has been, till recently, a very traditional cuisine. One such place doing just this is Irenia in Santa Ana, headed… Read more »
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