Power Naps, Siestas and Forty Winks

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Grandpa was a devotee of the siesta.  He called it “forty winks” and it was  the ritual of lying down after a hard day of manual labour and maybe nodding off for a while.  Not culturally sanctified on the job in suburban Australia, he managed to fit it in, mid-afternoon when he arrived home. “Forty winks” is an [...]

Pomegranate: Ancient Superfood Rediscovered

Pomegranate

Jewel of autumn, ruby treasure – pomegranates are hot news these days, and not just in the culinary world.  Extract of pomegranate may be the next best natural anti-inflammatory. You may have noticed that the pomegranate has been making restaurant headlines for quite a while. More and more we see these small, shiny dark red [...]