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Easy cooking ideas for Mother’s Day meals

It’s that time of year to put a smile on the face of that special woman in your life. This year, Mother’s Day falls on 12 May and there’s no better day to show mum how much she is loved and appreciated.

Eating spicy foods without the burn

While there are many health – and flavour – benefits to eating chili, the experience can be painful for those with low tolerance for capsaicin. The latter is the compound in chilies and peppers that creates the burning sensation on tongues and in your tummy. But there are ways to enjoy your chili-based dishes without fear of being overwhelmed by excess capsaicin.

The quick guide to a clutter-free kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home, where friends and family can come together for meals and social interactions. But with greater interactions in the kitchen, there is a tendency for things to start accumulating in the space as well. Here are some decluttering tips to help you get your kitchen back!

Chemical-free techniques to make your cookware non-stick

Many of us love the convenience of non-stick pots and pans, which save us the inconvenience of scrubbing off stuck or burnt bits of food. But most non-stick cookware sold commercially tend to use chemical coatings like Teflon to prevent food sticking to surfaces. Here are some handy suggestions to make your very own non-stick pan.

Common misconceptions of popular Italian dishes

Italy has created some of the world’s most well-known and beloved dishes. Pastas, pizzas and espressos are just some examples that almost everyone is familiar with. But is that Italian food you’re consuming truly as authentic as the restaurant or packaging claims? Or are you just eating a variant that’s been adapted to local tastes? Here are some common myths about Italian food, and how to cook them the authentic way.

Three ways to identify a truly environmentally friendly appliance

Whenever possible, many of us would prefer to purchase a sustainable and environmentally friendly appliance. A survey of shopping habits in the Asia Pacific found that consumers here are willing to pay more for environmentally friendly products that observe free trade practices.

But is an appliance truly environmentally friendly, even if it comes with the right energy labels and ratings? Here are some ways to discern if a product is as sustainable as it says on the box.

Chef Sat Bains speaks on creating new experiences within The Cube by Electrolux

His love of girls led him to discover his love for food.

Two-star Michelin chef Sat Bains was 16 and clueless about what he wanted to do with his life after leaving school. After realising that taking a cookery course would help him meet lots of females, the Briton enrolled at the Wilmorton College in Derby, England, where his passion for the culinary arts won the war for his heart.

Enhance the longevity of your groceries with proper refrigeration

With modern lifestyles becoming ever busier, daily visits to the market have been replaced by weekly visits to the supermarket. Yet maintaining a healthy diet entails cooking and eating as much fresh food as possible.

Cook your veggies the quick and healthy way – in the microwave

Microwave ovens are typically seen as a quick and easy solution for reheating food and defrosting frozen ingredients quickly. Did you know that they can also be one of the most useful appliances for cooking fresh vegetables?

Appliances that go large on cooking for big families

So you’re lucky enough to have a large family that eats together regularly, or you just happen to belong to an extended family that enjoys weekly dinners together. And it’s not as uncommon as you think. The Electrolux Asia Pacific Food Survey 2012 found that 36% of over 6,500 respondents across the region get together for large family dinners at least once a week, with the percentage in China going up to 68%.