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Cuy- That’s Spanish for Guinea pig and it’s what’s for dinner

iAugust 30jFood

In this part of the world, we tend to think of Guniea pigs as pets. Every time I hear the word “cuy”, Spanish for Guinea pig, my mind tends to make an association with my pet chinchillas rather than my dinner. Quwi, as they are referred to in Quechua, one of the main indigenous languages of the Andean region, were actually domesticated circa 5000 BC as a food source in the regions of p... read more

Turns out bananas are no longer satisfied just lounging about in their pj’s all day.

iFebruary 21jFood

Turns out bananas are no longer satisfied just lounging about in their pj’s all day.When I think of the word ambassador, I usually think of someone running around the world spreading good will - trying to accomplish a certain task.  It’s not the kind of thing I usually associate with my mid-morning snack.  Turns out, maybe I’ve been underestimating these tasty little treats. T... read more