Slicing a piece of meat the right way is an important first step to getting a tender, juicy result. All meat is muscle, and in the case of larger animals like cows, they are responsible for moving a huge mass. These muscles have long string of muscle cells known as fibres, which are about the width of a human hair.
Archive for November, 2013
Sandwiches are one of the most versatile dishes in the world, and can be a light meal or filling snack. It doesn’t always take the form of a Western-style ham and cheese combination. Asia has its own take on sandwiches too. And they can all be easily prepared with a steam combination oven like the Electrolux EOB8851AAX.
Whether it’s a dinner party or a small gathering of friends, a cheese platter can be a versatile appetiser, dessert or a snack to go with drinks.
An afternoon spent cleaning the bathroom is hardly the ideal day to spend the day for many people. Fortunately, there are many handy household items that can clean common problem spots efficiently.
Leaving a cut of meat cooking for too long or with insufficient liquid can result in a dry and tough result. Not all is lost however. Addressing the issue quickly or with some creativity can ensure that you and your family still enjoy a delicious protein-packed meal.
Brown rice has much to offer for the health conscious. Containing several layers of wholesome bran, it has more nutrients, vitamins and protein than its polished white counterpart. In addition, it contains more magnesium, fibre and oil that helps to reduce LDL or “bad” cholesterol. It also has a high glycemic index, which means it digests more slowly and keeps us from feeling hungry for longer.
Not all Asian dishes need to be stir-fried in a wok or steamed in a pot. Cold starters are a common way to begin a meal, or they can even accompany the food as side dishes.
The words “Angus” and “Wagyu” on restaurant menus are often followed by prices that would give pause to even the most ardent aficionados.
Flour is not always a welcome – or necessary – ingredient in baking.
Like your skin, preserving the condition of your hair starts at meal time. The cells and body processes that create strong, vibrant hair and good skin depend on a balanced diet. The nutrients we eat help to fortify the hair follicle and the scalp, creating glossier, better looking hair.