Category: Food

Pros and cons of buying OEM tires

In the auto world, OE stands for original equipment. When talking about tires, the term generally switches to OEM to include “manufacturer”. Anytime you buy a new car, the tires that comes with are considered OEM parts unless you made a different customization option.  When it’s time for you to pick up a new set […]

Xiao Long Bao: From Humble Beginnings to National Treasure

Xiao Long Bao, also known as XLB or soup dumplings, has long been a favorite in China and several Western countries as well. People recognize XLB immediately because of its strong aroma, hot soup filling, and dough wrapping that surrounds the ingredients. The most recent version of the history of XLB goes back 150 years […]

Detailing 10 of the World’s Spiciest Foods

Eating spicy food is a challenge for some people. Once they have experienced the mouth-watering, nose dripping, and burning tongue that spicy foods often produce, it makes them want to up their game even more.  Below are 10 of the world’s spiciest foods to satisfy the palate of adventurous eaters everywhere. Sichuan Hot Pot People […]

Various Ways a Vending Machine is Useful in the Workplace

We are in the midst of a global pandemic that has affected businesses all over the world. Some countries are handling the outbreak better than others, and many of them have started to slowly reopen shops, restaurants, bars, and sports centres. During this difficult period, it pays to be smart and add new features which […]

Umami, the “fifth element” in your mouth

It is the fifth flavor, the one that is “tasty” in your tongue. It is not bitter, salty, acidic or sweet. It has been used for centuries but was only accepted by the international community in 2000. The discovery of umami taste is relatively recent, although the search for foods that enhance the flavor goes […]