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Sushi is renowned as one of the world’s top cuisines, having taken both the homeland of Japan and the world by storm. According to statistics from Statistic Brain, there are 45,000 sushi restaurants in Japan and 16,000 spread out across the world. In the United States alone, sushi bars and restaurants pull in $2 billion a year.
As you might imagine, some things have been lost in translation between the original sushi in Japan and that which is sold here in the States. Namely, according to They Call Me an Egg, a popular blog and source on Japanese culture, Americans tend to eat only sushi with some sake or beer when they go out. As the best c (more…)
One of the biggest benefits of the increasing Hispanic population in the United States is the wider availability of Hispanic food. Whereas before you’d be lucky if you could find something as simple as arroz con pollo, now you can find everything you could ever want, from tamales to empanadas. Needless to say, recetas de comida from a wide variety of Hispanic nations are taking the States by storm. And why not? Classic recetas de comida, like tres leches cake recipes, are known for being flavorful and filling.
With that being said, as the American Heart Association warns, Hispanic food, particularly that from Mexico, can be quite fattenin (more…)
Hummus is a great way to substitute a healthy, nutrient rich snack into your lunch for your usual unhealthy chips or pretzels. Hummus dip is also a quick snack to put together and travels well. Almost any recipe with hummus can be a tasty twist on the tradition chip and dip.
Many people might be wondering what hummus is, or what is a good recipe with hummus. Hummus is a spread made from ground chickpeas, that is almost like a paste-like consistency. The chickpea was first cultivated by the Phoenicians and then brought to the Middle East about 7,000 years ago. Hummus actually dates back to about 13th century Eg (more…)
Top Green Tea Diet
Coffee and tea are both staple beverages here in the United States. All throughout the country, people enjoy both coffee and tea on a regular basis. In fact, more than half of all people (over the age of 18) drink coffee on a daily basis. In addition to this, it has also been found that [...]
If you have some space available outside your home, you can have access to a number of interesting and exciting hobbies that can keep you occupied for long periods of time. A lot of these hobbies can give you access to activities that you can enjoy while also bringing a number of significant benefits to [...]
In any office building, it’s fairly common to see a water cooler sitting in the corner. Commercial water coolers aren’t just a place to engage in conversation with fellow employees, they are an important source of hydration for everyone working nearby. If you’re in charge of supplying the building you work in with office water [...]