Taste of Charleston Festival

The Taste of Charleston Festival, featuring 50 area restaurants, offers up everything from Cajun chicken and roasted red pepper pasta to scrumptious seafood and Mexican wraps. The top chefs from the city cook up a celebration of southern lowcountry cuisine at its finest. The annual festival takes place October 8-10, 2010, and is being hosted by the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association. This year marks exactly 30 years since the inception of the popular fall Charleston festival, a favorite of many.

The 30th annual Taste of Charleston, scheduled for October 8-10, 2010, is a three-day celebration of Lowcountry cuisine, hosted by the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association. Southeastern Tourism Society has signified the Charleston festival as one of the “Top 20 events in the Southeast” for over 20 years running. With an expected attendance number of more than 10,000 people, you wont want to miss all that will be going on at this charity fundraising event.

The fun is broken down to three events that dominate the weekend. On Friday, the Taste Iron Chef Competition pits local chefs against each other in a lively cooking battle similar to the hit TV show. The chefs crank up the burners and cook head-to-head at the Culinary Institute of Charlestons Palmer Campus, located in downtown Charleston. On Saturday evening, amazing artists are on display at the Taste of the Arts on Gallery Row. The art walk showcases local talent and their artistic masterpieces, all accompanied by scintillating food samplings for local eateries.

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Infusions Restaurant, and The Okanagan College Culinary Arts Christmas Buffet, A Gourmet Dining Exp

Okanagan College and Infusions Restaurant have many buffets all year long, and one of the last “buffets” was held a week after their Okanagan Wine Festival Gourmet Dinner which attracted a sellout crowd of over 80 dining guests. Guests were treated to a “Five Course” gourmet dinner with special Okanagan Valley wines to accompany each course.

The Okanagan College Culinary Arts Christmas Buffet will be prepared with the special talents and skills of the new, and future gourmet chefs of your favorite restaurants, cruise ships, hotels, ski and golf resorts, all directed and instructed by World Class Chefs. The Christmas buffet will include fresh meats, poultry, seafood of all types, and of course Okanagan Valley fresh vegetables and fruits.

Infusions Restaurant and the Okanagan College Culinary Arts Bakery will have a spectacular dessert buffet for this special Christmas night with freshly made gourmet desserts, and with a delicious assortment of as many freshly made Christmas Pastries, Tortes, Cakes and Christmas Chocolate Confections as a person could possibly eat after this buffet.

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The Foods You Eat Can Change Your Skin Colour

In case you haven’t heard, you are what you eat. Perhaps you won’t turn into a chocolate chip cookie, but there are certain foods that can increase or decrease your melanin production.

Melanin activates the pigmentation of your skin, making in darker when more melanin is being produced by the body. So, depending on the look you are hoping to achieve, eating certain foods can increase the melanin, while avoiding these foods will stagnate it.

Light coloured foods will give you whiter skin. Foods such as eggs and milk will dilute the melanin and keep your skin lighter coloured. On the other hand, the same theory applies to dark coloured foods. Deep, dark foods like coffee, tea, and black sesame can make your skin appear darker.

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What Are The Key Food Groups To Gain Muscle

In order to gain muscle you must consume enough calories for your muscles to grow. The food that you eat should provide for energy, repair and regeneration, along with triggering growth. The main problem most people have when trying to gain muscle is that they are simply not consuming enough calories and are therefore hindering their progress.

Quality Nutrition

If you had a high performance car, would you fill it with dirty fuel? Of course you would not. So why fill your body with poor quality food like double cheese burgers and fries? In order to gain muscle and maximize potential growth your body needs high quality food, consisting of protein, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals.

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Christmas Food In Barcelona

Christmas is just around the corner and Barcelona is definitely preparing to get ready for the happiest season of the year.

Since the beginning of November, everyday new Christmas lights have been put on the streets to bring the festive atmosphere to the city. Even by walking through the smaller streets in Barceloneta or Raval area gives you already the Christmas feeling a month before. But not only do the streets become brighter, also the food selection get wider. Barcelona has many various kitchens to offer. So which one are the most traditional Catalonian dishes during the winter months..

As Barcelona is on the Mediterranean coast, obviously the seafood dishes are important part of Christmas food. Usually the Christmas dinner starts with salmon or prawn dish, which is followed by a hot bowl of homemade soup. The main meal consists traditionally of roast lamb and seafood, either cod or shellfish.
During the colder winter months soup is quite common dish for dinner time. The most famous one is sopa de galets which contains meat, vegetables and pasta.

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Green Mountain Coffee Couples Winning Taste With Award Winning Business Practices

A cup of Green Mountain Coffee provides exquisite taste that will both change your day and positively impact the world.

In a time of global inequity and injustice, many people are challenged to find a way to make a difference but do not know where to start. It is amazing to know that something as simple as your choice of coffee can help achieve economic balance and make you a significant part of the larger solution.

Green Mountain Coffee takes pride in their ability to provide customers with award winning, high quality specialty coffee. Their fingerprint is seen throughout the entire process, from the selection and production of the finest beans, to the perfect roast and ideal packaging, and finally including innovative technologies that allow for exceptional and flavorful brewing. But, the ultimate vision goes beyond simply delivering a profitable and well-received product. Their goal is to “transform the way the world understands business” by not only recognizing social issues but becoming involved in finding answers to the world’s most urgent concerns.

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Different Food Habits Of India

India is known for the variety of itsde licious delicacies, its innumerable spices and delicious mouth-watering flavours. Food and the different ways of preparing those dishes have dominated Indian houses since many decades. It is said that an Indian woman spends most of her time in the kitchen to prepare food and various dishes for her family.

India is a vast country and it has different food habits in the every corner of the world. This food habits are evolved due to the different food availability and climate of the region. Different kinds of oils are used in different region also. In the northern and eastern side mostly mustard oil or desi ghee is used. In the west, the people make their cuisines with the cotton seed oil or groundnut oil. The sesame seed oil which is also known as gingelly oil is used in Maharashtra and the people of southern region are more into coconut oil.

With time and tide many different innovations has discovered and people has changed their taste. Everyone loves to taste the food from every corner of the world. Nowadays in a single state you can find not only various cuisines of India but you can also get to taste Italian food, Chinese food, Thai Food, Continental food, and many other variants from different parts of the world.

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