Poetry on Food

In honor of national poetry month, consider words about food, about the sometimes mystical experience of eating, consuming flavor and sensation. I find it difficult to convey the particular pleasures of a well considered meal. Maybe these poems can help. Meditation on a Grapefruit BY¬†CRAIG ARNOLD To wake when all is possible before the agitations…

Taste Exploration

Flavor is an experience we create in our minds from all of our sensory perceptions of food. We “taste” our food in several different ways – aroma, temperature, texture, sight, memory, expectation, and of course, with our taste buds. There is a practical explanation for our complex and often emotional reaction to food. The intense…

Engage with Your Food

What if there was a way to enjoy your meals more and eat healthier? Sound too good to be true? Well, some research out of Harvard indicates you can do just that. What the Researchers Did The studies focused on the effect of following a pre-meal ritual. They found that if done correctly, a simple…