2014-11-11

What is the origin of pineapple

Shaped like a giant pinecone with a voluminous crown, the pineapple immediately commands attention. While it once represented unreachable wealth, the fruit now represents warm welcomes, celebration and hospitality, especially in the South. Here’s how it got there. Coveted for centuries by kings for its scarcity and stately appearance, and lusted after...

2014-01-06

The life of a Colombian farmer

From the cacao bean to the final product, many people take part in this great agricultural production chain. The effort and knowledge of cacao farmers are the first step, the first secret behind  Luker Chocolate’s quality. Fourteen years ago was the first time that Aldemar Guzmán set foot in the land to which he would dedicate the rest of his days....

2014-01-01

Avocado's best kept secret

The Best Butter Alternative Even if you’re not vegan, using avocados as butter provides a healthy alternative to a notoriously unhealthy food. You can do more than just use it on your toast; you can replace butter in pretty much every cake and muffin recipe, reducing the unhealthy fat content, calories, and cholesterol while adding protein. If you like...