Month: May 2016

TOP 10: Salads Under One Dollar

May 31, 2016 2 Comments

Salads are a great option for lunchtime. They’re easy to customise, easy to transport, and even easier to make. It can be tempting to run to the corner store though or even a fast food restaurant and buy an overpriced (and under-nourishing) salad in order to feel healthier when you’re pressed for time. Instead, why […]

TOP 10: Our Best Italian Recipes

May 30, 2016 No Comments

Quick, what are your three favourite foods? Chances are you named something from Italy, whether it was a pasta dish like spaghetti or lasagna, or something a little more Western, like pepperoni pizza. We’ve put together a list of the best rated Italian recipes on SOSCuisine to help you learn to cook your favourites and maybe […]

Cooking Pasta to Perfection in 5 Easy Steps

May 23, 2016 No Comments

Pasta is among the favorite foods of a great number of people. You can turn it into a very refined meal or simply a quick dish to feed the whole family when you’re in a hurry. It’s therefore very important to know how to cook pasta properly and make it absolutely irresistible.

Cooking on a Salt Block

May 23, 2016 No Comments

If you’re looking for a new, clever way to cook and serve your favorite dishes, a pink Himalayan salt block/stone could be the perfect solution for you. The block is a thick slab of salt which can be used for cooking, grilling, and even as a presentation plate. You can find it in delicatessens, specialized […]

TOP 10: Weird (But fun!) Food Trends

May 22, 2016 No Comments

Food is like fashion and that means that there are always trends. Some are good, some not so much, and some are just kind of well, weird. We’ve put together a list of a few of our favourite recent food trends with the only criteria being that they have to be out of the ordinary. […]

10 Star Ingredients of Italian Cuisine

May 16, 2016 1 Comment

I’ve put together a list of 10 star products in Italian cuisine that should absolutely be in your pantry or fridge in order to cook authentic Italian dishes. To be sure, every Italian mother or grandmother has plenty of other great ingredients in their cupboard, but this partial list is perfect for any aspiring “cuoco” […]

TOP 10: Gluten-Free Recipes

May 12, 2016 No Comments

Gluten-free diets have been gaining popularity over the past few years due to the fact that they often help alleviate gastrointestinal symptoms. Those with Celiac Disease must avoid not only wheat, but also other grains, which can make it especially difficult to find easy, delicious recipes. A gluten-free diet can also help those with IBS, […]

5 Foods for a Healthy Microbiota

May 11, 2016 No Comments

More and more people are talking about microbiota and its role in our health. Microbiota is pretty much the same as the intestinal flora we’re already familiar with. It’s simply a new term to better describe the array of micro-organisms that live in the digestive system.

TOP 10: Desserts under 50 cents per serving

May 9, 2016 No Comments

Aspiring pastry chefs know that a great dessert is the perfect end to any meal. It should be delicious, interesting, and leave your guests feeling full but not too stuffed. It should compliment the meal, whether it’s fancy or simple. Here at SOSCuisine, we also think it should be easy on your wallet as well […]

May – Celiac Awareness Month

May 6, 2016 No Comments

The prevalence of gluten-related disorders has quadrupled in North America. Nearly 10% of the population is at risk of being affected by a gluten-related disorder, which is a serious public health issue according to Dr. Idris Saïah, immunologist and researcher at CHU Sainte-Justine.

Seasonal allergies: Foods to avoid and foods to favour

May 5, 2016 No Comments

Springtime is a difficult time for those who suffer from seasonal allergies because their immune systems react excessively to normally inoffensive stimuli, like pollen. The body identifies pollen as an invader and to fight, generates a chemical called histamine which normally protects the body. It’s what produces the usual symptoms of seasonal allergies: coughing, sniffling, […]

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Kefir Fever

May 5, 2016 2 Comments

When strolling down the dairy aisle have you noticed kefir, a cousin of yogurt? Kefir (pronounced “kuh-FEER”) is a dairy beverage made by adding kefir “grains”, which are pellets of yeast bacteria, to milk and heating it to produce a drink. It is like a “drinkable yogurt” with a similar taste, but with a much […]

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