The Sauces Common in South American Cuisine
South American cuisine is a fusion of European and African cuisines introduced by the European colonizers. It is characterized by the use of several types of sauces. Soy sauce and aji-verde sauces are especially popular in the country. These…397
Who Created and Named the Caesar Salad?
What is an Italian vegetable side dish without a classic Caesar salad? This simple salad of ahi tuna, croutons, and dressing has become a staple in Italian-American dining. The Caesar salad has its roots in the United States, where its creator…367
Ketchup, Mustard and Mayonnaise: Sauces as Condiments
When you think of ketchup, mustard and mayonnaise, you probably think of them as condiments. They are used for flavor not for nutrition. However, these sauces can be used as a substitution for fat in a healthy diet. Ketchup, mustard and…473
Is the Hamburger Really an American Food?
The hamburger is credited to Henry David Thoreau, who wrote in his journal in 1846 about the hamburger steak being served at a hotel in Massachusetts: “The hamburger steak was a new discovery at this hotel, and so they served it to us boiled…406
Famous American Street Foods You Don’t Want to Miss
When it comes to street food, things get a little bit weird. Whether it’s the different types of street food or how different cultures react to them, there’s something about street food that seems a bit strange. And that’s because, in most…331
Le Bernadin in the Heart of New York City
There’s always been something a little special about New York City. It’s the kind of place that makes everyone feel like a star. The city’s draw is as vast as it is diverse, and there's something for everyone. There’s also a level of…399