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6 Interesting Facts About Olives

6 Interesting Facts About Olives

BY Indu Sudhakar#1. Olives aren't exactly what you think they areAlthough commonly regarded as vegetables, olives are technically classified as fruits! Even more strangely, olives are part of the same family as lilacs & jasmine.#2. The olive game is a marathon,...

Round The World Food Bracket

  The Chefpanzee 'Round the World food bracket continues today with our next 8 competitors!   Round 1 group 4 Pastel De Choclo  This is a South American dish based on sweetcorn or “choclo.” It is also similar to pastel de elote, found in Mexican...

Adversity Prompts Local Restaurants to Innovate

Adversity Prompts Local Restaurants to Innovate

BY Indu SudhakarIndividuals and businesses alike have experienced huge losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Small restaurants, who normally function on thin margins, were hit especially hard by the health crisis. Despite the adversity, Utah restaurants are evolving,...

Cojimar Mojito Recipe

Cojimar Mojito Recipe

A Twist On A Classic FavoriteAbout a half an hour outside of Havana is a restaurant called Ajiaco Cafe, situated in the small fisherman’s village of Cojimar. After learning how to make some delicious Cuban recipes, we finished off our visit with a mojito unlike any we...

Simple Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Simple Shrimp Scampi Recipe

The Best Things In Life Are SimpleWhen it comes to pasta, we wholeheartedly believe that simple, fresh ingredients are the key to knocking it out of the park. This Shrimp Scampi recipe is zesty, fresh & full of flavor yet simple to make. Let us know what you think...

An Empanada by Any Other Name

An Empanada by Any Other Name

BY Caleb AskinsWho doesn’t love a good empanada?   Empanadas are believed to have originated in Persia around 100 BC.  It is possible to have originated even further back in Mesopotamia.  Inhabitants of that era would mix various meats, chickpeas and grains with...

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