Whether it’s a dinner for your extended family, a party for 20 or a festive reunion dinner at home, the ability to cook large meals always comes in handy.
Archive for March, 2012
Looking for ways to cut down on using oil, eggs and sugar in your cooking? Look no further than the fruits and vegetables in your fridge for an all-natural substitute.
Man can’t live on cheese alone. Despite the variety of cheeses out there, this rich and fatty food when eaten alone can quickly overwhelm the palate.
Coffee is little more than a morning stimulant for most people, but with up to 800 flavour characteristics compared to wine’s 400, a good coffee can be savoured by connoisseurs like a fine wine.
Between family, work and household chores, one might wonder where we’re supposed to find the time to cook full meals from scratch.
Clothes dryers have become a boon for urban dwellers with busy lives. With limited time and space to dry and hang their laundry, dryers can be essential in helping to get the moisture out of wet laundry efficiently and quickly.
Those who enjoy brewed hops more than the pleasures of the vine might consider a new pairing of alcoholic beverages with their meals. After all, given the different flavours that can be found in the myriad varieties of craft beer out there, finding the right brew to go with your food might be much easier than having to choose the right wine.
Much like a good restaurant, one of the keys to enjoying a cut of beef is location, location, location. Depending on where it comes from the cow, the best cooking method for it will vary.
Think “Asian cooking” and the usual image that comes to mind is that of a chef deftly manoeuvring a wok in the midst of a stir-fry. Wok frying is arguably the most frequently used cooking method in Asia, providing a large cooking area and its shape lends itself to scooping and moving ingredients around while cooking or serving.
Staying healthy does require time and effort to source and prepare healthy meals from nutritious ingredients. And in today’s world, most meals are typically made up of quick, processed, nutritionally devoid foods that do nothing for our well-being but are easy options for those with little time to spare.