People with larger brains, studies have shown, have better ability to think. That’s the simple way to say it, and now here’s a more detailed explanation from a scientist involved in research on the subject. “People with greater brain volume,” says Meike W. Vernooij, MD, PhD, of the Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, “have been shown in other studies to have better cognitive abilities, so initiatives that help improve diet quality may be a good strategy to maintain thinking skills.”
If lettuce can be breathtaking, then this lettuce is breathtaking. Gazing over the rolling expanse of colors and meticulous order in The Chef’s Garden’s lettuce fields is a wonder to behold.
Chef Matt McMillin is constructing a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich with the tenderness and care it takes to swaddle a newborn.
Before he can harvest his crop of new potatoes, grower Cruz Figueroa Lopez has to first save a life.
In 2018, tomatoes are being used in creative cuisines around the world in unique and delicious ways. And, as we once again enter the long-anticipated summer tomato season, we thought we’d take a more in-depth look at this incredible crop.
Chef and farmer talked the talk and walked the walk during a farm visit on June 5 with Chef Michael Dengelegi, chef de cuisine at Aviary NYC. Chef Michael toured the farm, meeting and talking with the team members responsible for researching, cultivating and growing the fresh vegetables that arrive at his restaurant every week.