Category: Recipes

The tangelo resembles a clementine in appearance, but it is sweeter and juicier. (Photo by Anna Skinner)

Bizarre foods: Tangelos

Commentary by Anna Skinner What is it? Tangelos, appearance wise, look like a mix between a clementine and a deformed orange. Although oranges and clementines have nothing to do with the hybrid fruit, the...

Avocados are packed with vitamins and good fats. (Photo by Ceci Martinez)

Cooking with Ceci: Creamy avocado pasta

Commentary by Ceci Martinez Avocado, the king of fruits! It is not only unique and delicious, but it is packed with vitamins, and loaded with good mono-saturated fats. I love its versatility; you can...

Curry Chickpea Stew is an easy to prepare, full of flavor. (Photo by Ceci Martinez)

Cooking with Ceci: Curry chickpea stew

Commentary by Ceci Martinez It’s good to be a “flexitarian” – a word that describes vegetarians who aren’t that strict and meat-eaters who are striving for a more health conscious diet. Plant-based diets have...

Starfruit can be cut into star shapes and make good, fun snacks for kids. (Photo by Anna Skinner)

Bizarre foods: Starfruit 

Commentary by Anna Skinner What is it? Starfruit is popular through Southeast Asia, and it usually has five crests running along the length of the fruit. The fruit is ripe when the waxy exterior...

White Sangria is a great option to sip on during fine weather days. (Photo by Anna Skinner)

Sangria: A fine-weather drink

Commentary by Anna Skinner With fine weather days rolling around more often, some may be eyeing the booze that just screams spring. The Local’s White Sangria was one such drink. Created with sauvignon blanc,...