Luvo’s Fresh Blog

Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

Market Greens Salad with Corn Milk Dressing

What the heck is corn milk? It’s the liquid that forms once you strain blended fresh corn kernels along with some of the liquid from the cob (more on this in the recipe) – super fresh and full of flavour!… Read more »

What the Heck is Akvavit?

Many countries and regions have a special spirit that comes to reflect their heritage, culture and tastes. Greece has ouzo, Central and Eastern Europe have slivovitz, Newfoundland has screech, France has cognac, Armagnac and calvados, and Scandinavia has akvavit.… Read more »

How to Cook with Coconut Milk

Some foods add a certain flavor and character to dishes that can’t be easily explained, but that linger in your mind and stomach memory for a long time. For me, coconut milk is one of those items. Its silky texture and sweet taste make it an ideal base for a lot of foods, tempering the spicy, smoothing out the sweet.… Read more »

6 Unexpected Toppings To Try On Ice Cream

There are so many kinds of frozen deserts to scoop into these days. Fro-yo, gelato, sorbet… But sometimes you just want some good old fashioned creamy, churned ice cream. The kind that makes the hot metal spoon, you’ve warmed up under the faucet, steam when you slice into that cold block of deliciousness. … Read more »

Have You Been Saying These Foods All Wrong?

Here in North America, we’re lucky to have access to a broad range of delicious foods hailing from countries all over the globe. Unfortunately, that comes along with letter combinations that may be unfamiliar and therefore challenging for our tongues to pronounce. This can result in inaccurate and sometimes even indecipherable sounds, which can lead to general feelings of embarrassment and maybe even a few eye rolls … Read more »

Grocery Store Pick-up Lines

Forget bars and coffee shops–grocery stores are great places to meet people to date. Why? You can tell a lot about someone by the way they shop for their groceries. Maybe it’s the way they grab, squeeze and sniff that mango… maybe it’s the fact that they chose marinated tofu steaks over the strip loin… maybe you’ve finally found that person who likes the same weird cheeseburger flavored chips you do.… Read more »

Ginger Rosemary Switchel

A very tangy twist on the post-colonial classic mocktail. Turn it into a summer cocktail by adding some vodka or gin to the mix. … Read more »