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Archive for November, 2013

Slicing meat right for better cooking

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.

Four sandwiches for the Asian palate

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.

Dishing out the perfect cheese platter

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.

Tips for a cleaner, shinier bathroom

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.

Delicious ways to use overcooked meats

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.

Quick tips for cooking brown rice

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.

Asian cold cuts to start a meal

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.

A quick primer on high end beef

The words “Angus” and “Wagyu” on restaurant menus are often followed by prices that would give pause to even the most ardent aficionados.

Tips for flour-free baking

Flour is not always a welcome – or necessary – ingredient in baking.

Eat your way to healthier, shinier hair

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.