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GM crops in Colombia

On June 19, 2013  Monsanto the provider company of products for agriculture received the World Food Prize which recognizes the work and achievements of those who work to improve the quality, availability or increasing food production. Since I heard this news the issue had been around in my head, because I know a little about the history and actions of this and other transnational companies which control much of world’s agriculture.

A few days ago I was doing market and I told my mom about what I know about the products we buy, but I realized that was not so clear and I felt the need not only to understand well the implications of the economic liberalization in the field of food in Colombia, but also to clearly explain to those who are interested, whether to be proactive or just to be clear about what we are eating.

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Honey chicken wings and baked vegetables

Last week, including the weekend, I had the opportunity to go to several restaurants and to try many types of food. Bogota is filled with many special places that have great flavors to offer, and that’s something that helps balance the environment we live in the city. There are increasingly more ideas to innovate or to follow trends from other parts of the world when it comes to eat. The good news is that amidst all that homemade food it always has its place. Continue reading

The truth about cronuts

¿What is a Cronut ™?
Half croissant, half doughnut — the pastry hybrid created by Chef Dominique Ansel that is taking the world by storm. After it’s launch on May 10, 2013, Cronut fans spanned the world from Berlin to Singapore, making it the most viral dessert item to date.

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