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Set Your Palate on Fire with West Indies Cuisine

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What’s your spice level? Keep a glass of milk by your side or tone down the heat, but don’t skip on trying some of these amazing West Indies food recipes. West Indies cuisine combines a mixture of heritage and a variety of flavors, from Portuguese to Creole, from Cajun to British, and passing through neighborly Latin American wonders. Take a look at the cultural recipes below and challenge your taste buds to explore these different popular fiery Caribbean foods from the West Indies cuisine!

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The Best of Mediterranean Cuisine

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The Mediterranean Sea region encompasses Southern Europe, Northern Africa, parts of the Middle East and Western Asia. Mediterranean cuisine is diverse, surprisingly healthy, and distinctly flavorful. You probably have an inkling as to what ingredients are essential in the Mediterranean cuisine kitchen. Think of the idyllic landscapes of Tuscany’s vineyards, of Turkish and Greek olive tree farms, and the wonderful taste of Arab flatbread. Guess what? Olive oil, bread, and wine form the great holy trinity of Mediterranean cuisine culinary tradition.

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The Best True Italian Recipes You Must Try at Home

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It may come as no surprise to you that one of the oldest cookbooks ever discovered is of Italian origin. Well, Roman origin, since the country of Italy did not exist in its current form until 1861. The Apicius dates back to the 4th century AD and its title became synonymous with passion for exuberant, refined foods. Some of its true Italian recipes include roast wild boar, ostrich ragu, and lobster croquettes. Doesn’t it sound like a banquet straight from Game of Thrones?

Throughout the years, Italian food chefs have crafted a careful balance between low-brow, peasant comfort foods and high-brow, refined, savory delicacies, concocting mouth-watering cuisine inventions that have come to rule the world. Follow the easy, true Italian recipes below for a taste of authentic Italian cooking combining elegance and simple pragmatism, right in your own kitchen. After all, you don’t need to be a Roman emperor to eat like one. Following is our suggested menu for your perfect homemade feast!

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What Are the Best Tellicherry Peppercorns?

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You probably have heard that Tellicherry peppercorns have a definitive crown at the top of the pepper kingdom. But what are the best Tellicherry peppercorns? Let’s find out!

No matter where you go, in everyone’s dining table, inside every restaurant, you will find these two little objects: a salt shaker and a pepper shaker. More often than not, this ubiquitous pair of containers will carry ordinary, store-bought seasoning to be sprinkled on dishes at the table. They are reliable and familiar. But it is definitely a special occurrence when you capture the magic of something mundane and elevate it to a gourmet level.  That’s where Tellicherry peppercorns come in: the pepper of all peppers. Luckily, the best Tellicherry peppercorns are super affordable and can make a huge difference in the kitchen.

Converting from generic pepper to high grade Tellicherry peppercorns is a tiny change that results in exponential gains for all of your favorite recipes.

Both everyday home cooks and specialist chefs absolutely love this bold and enticing spice. There is a risk though. Once you try Tellicherry peppercorns, you might never settle for your everyday, generic black pepper ever again!

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