How to Eat Ramen Noodles And Other Interesting Ramen Facts

First, before we talk about how to eat your ramen, let’s dive into a little history. With its roots as a Chinese noodle dish, ramen spread to Japan and integrated with the local food-culture. In 1859 Japan opened its ports to the world, bringing in linguistic interpreters from China and Western countries. Foreign settlements were…

Mission District Mural Tour – Something Fun to do in San Francisco

If you’re looking for something fun and outdoors in San Francisco, check out the Mission District’s murals. Be assured, if you don’t like social commentary, this tour is not for you especially not in this city. But, if you love feeling the vibrancy of a community and its people, no matter your social opinions, this…

GOOD READ: Cooking paella in Marta’s Barcelona kitchen

FROM THE BOSTON GLOBE. ‘Today we’re going to learn how to make paella. Not just paella. A good paella,” says Marta Amb Tu Cuinem as she address the 10 strangers who have gathered around the kitchen table in her Barcelona flat. The cheery space is filled with an array of students from various corners of…

A Few Minutes with Nigella Lawson

As part of her new book tour for SIMPLY NIGELLA: FOOD TO NOURISH BODY & SOUL NIgella Lawsom stopped by #BookPeople in Austin, TX. While her time with the gathered crowd was brief, it was honest and off-the-cuff. The crowd of about 70  lauded, laughed and loved Nigella’s warm and welcoming personality. Her brief talk was…

WORTH READING: How Will Technology Change Farming?

FROM GRIST.ORG.  Farmers are looking for information to help them grow more with fewer resources and less environmental impact. The “Internet of Things” — in the form of cheap sensors to measure water and soil composition — could help them do that. You’d have to work hard to make a breakthrough improvement on the smartphone at this point….