Tag: Meat

It’s a burger! It’s a pizza! It’s Megaburgerpizza!

2 September, 2013 No Comments

If you cant’ decide whether you want a burger or a pizza, … you could have both. Kyoto (Japan) pizza parlor “Pizza Little Party” is offering a Megaburgerpizza. The 1.2 kg (2.65 lbs) creation is made with thick beef patties sandwiched between two 27 cm (11”) pizza pies. In addition to the pizza sauce and […]

Would you eat a “Frankenburger”?

9 August, 2013 No Comments

The world’s first beef burger created from stem cells was unveiled in London on Monday. The 5-ounce (142 g) burger, which costs more than 250,000 euros ($343,000) to produce, was developed by Mark Post of Maastricht University with funding from Google co-founder Sergey Brin.

Cuy, a culinary delight

Seeing a guinea pig on sticks being grilled over a fire was probably the biggest culture shock during my trip in Ecuador and Peru. Unfortunately, I did not have the courage to try it, however I learned that this animal is commonly served as a popular dish in the Andes region. The cuy, as the […]

X’mas feast starring venison

22 December, 2012 No Comments

In a land of hunters like Canada, it’s a good idea to take advantage of the holiday season to ‘tame the game’… on our plate! So for your main dish this Christmas Eve, conjure up a stew that can be prepared with deer, roe, elk or even boar. Those that have no hunter friends can […]

A little sausage called merguez

13 October, 2012 2 Comments

Merguez is a little red sausage spiced with cumin, pepper and other spices. The meat used in its preparation is beef and lamb. It originated in the Maghreb, which is the North African region between the Mediterranean Sea, the Sahara, the Atlantic Ocean and Egypt.

Happy and Loaded French Cows

2 October, 2012 No Comments

After the famous Kobe cows indulging in beer to stimulate their appetites, and producing renowned Kobe beef, it’s now the turn of some French cattle being offered a few drinks – up to 2 bottles each – of wine daily. French winemaker Jean-Charles Tastavy decided to experiment after learning of studies in Spain and Canada […]

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Chorizo, a spicy little sausage

29 September, 2012 No Comments

Chorizo is a typical sausage of Iberian cuisine (i.e., Spain and Portugal). Made from pork or a mixture of pork and beef, there exist several kinds, more or less spicy. The rust color and slightly fruity taste of chorizo are due to ‘pimenton’, a variety of Spanish paprika, which is present up to 3% on […]

Vote for Montreal’s Top Burger

31 August, 2012 1 Comment

Between tomorrow and September 7, about 40 Montreal restaurants will serve their best-dressed burgers competing to be crowned the Best Burger as part of the first ever Montreal Burger Week. Throughout the week, Montreal burger fans will be able to try these burgers at special prices ($5, $10 or $15) and then vote online for […]

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Food and nutrition myth about protein and muscle

28 March, 2012 1 Comment

As promised in our March is nutrition month, we will be publishing one food & nutrition myth per day, written by Dietitians of Canada, so that you can “Get the real deal on your meal“.

Turkey, the All-American bird

5 November, 2011 No Comments

The turkey is believed to have descended from a small dinosaur species that lived on the planet about 10 million years ago. Originating in North America, it was domesticated by Native Americans who appreciated not only its edible flesh but also its feathers for making clothes.

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Why you should go easy on red meat

24 August, 2011 No Comments

Already criticised for its saturated fats and its impacts on cardiovascular health, red meat is also responsible for several types of cancers, especially colorectal. Processed meats, such as cured meats for example, also increase the risk of cancer. Red meat includes beef, veal, pork, lamb, duck, goose, rabbit, horsemeat as well as giblets. Processed meats […]

What you eat matters. For you and for the environment.

The Environmental Working Group has just released a new report, titled “Meat Eater’s Guide to Climate Change and Health”, that allows both consumers and experts to easily understand how food choices affect both our health and our environmental footprint. Their conclusion can be summarized as follows: Eating less meat, greener meat and healthier meat is […]