Homemade Italian rosemary, green olive and onion Focaccia bread on a baking stone.

Foccacia

October 6, 2021 smitsa 0

Foccacia is a particular favourite of mine. It tastes as if the Italian sun has entered the kitchen and is blazing away in all its […]

Salad dressing in a pot. An example using a modified starch.

Modified Starch

August 31, 2021 smitsa 0

The modification of starch  allows the food developer greater options in the use of this key ingredient. The modification is usually through chemicals and they […]

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Dragonhead – Benefits

August 9, 2021 smitsa 0

The Dragonhead plants are annuals in the Lamiaceae family and form the genus Dracocephalum. In herbal medicines, the plant leaves have been used like Lemon […]

Seafood Fraud

June 23, 2021 smitsa 0

Seafood fraud is one of the biggest unsung food issues of the 21st century. It not only means the illegal mislabeling and mis-selling of fish […]