Tag: Dairy Products

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Is A2 Milk Better Than Regular Milk?

27 August, 2019 No Comments

A2 milk is popular in the United States and has recently appeared on the Canadian market. It is marketed as being easier to digest. But what exactly is this product, and does it really provide additional benefits when compared to regular milk? Let’s shed some light on this question!

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Lactose Intolerance: Is It Necessary to Choose Lactose-Free Yogurt?

22 October, 2018 No Comments

Most people who have lactose intolerance can tolerate a small amount of lactose per day. The lactose content can vary greatly from one yogurt to another, so how to know which yogurt to choose? Here are some explanations to shed light on this question!

Common Food Allergies: Peanuts, Wheat, and Milk

Food and health organisations have made life easier for people who live with food allergies. Here in Canada, the most common food allergies must be labelled on products in a way that’s fast and easy for consumers to understand. However, in a world where every bit of a product is used, labels aren’t always enough. In […]

Butter or Margarine, Which Will You Choose?

Butter and margarine are both lipids. Therefore, it’s important to consume them in moderation. Only 30% of your daily calories should come from fats. The total amount of fat recommended is 65g/day for women and 90g/day for men. Keep in mind that a teaspoon of fat equals around 4g.

Lactose Intolerance: What Is It?

Many people seem to be lactose intolerant… but what does that actually mean? Is it a milk allergy? Is it necessary to completely avoid dairy products at all costs? Let me answer these questions and give you a few tips to improve your tolerance if you are intolerant to lactose.

An allergic guest? Don’t panic!

19 December, 2015 No Comments

The prospects of entertaining friends and family increase during the holiday season. But when food allergies pop up, it’s not always easy to know how to react. How can you customise meals to satisfy the special requirements of allergic people? Here are some tips to help you entertain your an allergic guest in a hassle-free […]

What’s the Difference Between Ice Cream and Gelato?

Being a born and bred Italian, I had the chance to experience hundreds of distinct ice cream flavours in several excellent “gelaterie” (ice cream parlours), developing a special taste for real good “gelato”. By the way, gelato is just the Italian word for ice cream, so how come it is so different from North American-style […]

Greek yogurt is undoubtedly the latest dairy product fad. And yet, it's not really a new kid on the block, as it is part of the culinary heritage of the Middle East.

Greek yogurt is so cool

30 August, 2014 No Comments

Greek yogurt is undoubtedly the latest dairy product fad. And yet, it’s not really a new kid on the block, as it is part of the culinary heritage of the Middle East. It is in fact just an ordinary yogurt that has been strained. Which accounts for its thicker consistency and much higher protein content […]

Parmesan Cheese Lamp

10 September, 2013 No Comments

Are you a true Parmigiano lover? You may be interested to hear about a lamp that looks like a huge wheel of the king of cheeses. No, this is not an Italian novelty. Instead, it’s the creation of a Dutch couple, named Tom Sprengers and Cyrella Beckers. The inspiration was a culinary trip to Italy. […]

In the world of ice creams and frozen desserts

In the frozen food aisle, how do you choose from among the huge variety of milk, sorbets, desserts and other treats that look like ice cream? To make the right choices for your health and taste buds, you first need the right information. Did you know that for a product to be called ‘ice cream’ […]

World’s most expensive cheese

13 November, 2012 No Comments

A new cheese made from donkey’s milk in a farm in Zasavica, one of Serbia’s most famous natural reserves, is now offered to food-lovers with expensive tastes and … deep pockets. At 1000 euros/kilo (about 1270 $/kilo), this cheese is thought to be the world’s priciest. Part of its cost is due to the difficulty […]

A lactose-free festive menu

3 December, 2011 No Comments

The number of people with dietary restrictions in our circle of family and friends is increasing by the day. That’s why for the next three Saturdays before Christmas (including today), I’d like to recommend some specially designed gourmet menus for all the guests to enjoy at the party… without the hosts having to break into […]

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