July 2012

Sardines: I have many fond memories of these little fish. The strong, yet familiar flavor is one that I often enjoyed growing up and, even as an adult...
People often feel lucky to have a “smart” friend to turn to when medical questions arise. Oldways has a few very smart friends, one of them being Dr...
The restaurant in Cienfuegos, on Cuba’s south coast, is called El Tranvia (Streetcar) and it’s only been open for three months. Burly Loimir Delgado...
Today was the first day I ate from my own garden. A beautiful salad of mixed greens – arugula , butter leaf lettuce, and mesclun. It was perhaps the...
For several decades, Oldways has promoted the health benefits behind traditional diets, which emphasize fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, and...
I recently traveled to the other side of the pond to speak at a seminar in the UK. The focus of the event was a topic near and dear to my heart: The...
Since starting at Oldways almost a year ago (time flies when you’re having fun!), I have blogged about my personal connection to weight loss and...
Daphne Zepos was the big cheese. At Oldways Conferences in Crete, Chios and Lesbos, she brought the cheeses of Greece to life. Daphne, along with...
It’s been said that nothing triggers memory quite like food. Science shows that taste and smell activate specific memory sites in our brains, helping...
With so many seasonal ingredients to choose from it’s hard to decide what to buy and, in some cases, what to prepare once you bring a new ingredient...