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Light up your taste buds with these super spicy foods

Forget the nuanced or subtle flavours of delicate dishes. For some people, nothing less than gut-wrenching, mouth-on-fire experience will do when the craving for capsaicin strikes. Here are five dishes from Asia that will leave most people with tear-streaked faces and numb tongues.

Quick tips for better kitchen Feng Shui

Thinking of a do-over for your kitchen in 2013? The ancient art of Feng Shui might come in handy in planning for a new living environment. The principles of Feng Shui have affected the designs of many Asian homes. Many believe it bestows the benefits of better luck, health and wealth, while others simply find that utilising a basic knowledge of Feng Shui provides a positive psychological boost.

The quick guide to better living in 2013

It’s the dawn of the New Year and for many, the start of new resolutions to stick by. Some of the more common ones typically involve ways to be healthier, whether it’s eating less or exercising more. Other staples include being smarter with one’s finances and more environmentally conscious.

Plan ahead and have more fun at your Christmas shindig

Whether you’re used to preparing large family dinners or cooking for a group of friends, hosting and cooking a Christmas dinner can still be an intimidating prospect for most. From the sheer amount of roasting needed for your various meat dishes to the different side dishes and sauces that accompany them, trying to pull off this meal without a hitch can be a complex task.

Tips on designing your kitchen for maximum enjoyment

These days, the experience of cooking can be as enjoyable as the meal itself, or even more so. As a result, kitchen design has taken on a larger role in how we experience the preparation of meals. A good layout ensures convenience, accessibility and less cleaning post-meal. Here are five tips to ensure your kitchen is designed for maximum comfort and efficiency:

The quick guide to creating an unforgettable dinner experience for your guests

The next time you’re stressing over what to cook for your guests, keep this in mind: It won’t be the food that they remember after the meal, but the experience and feelings the meal evoked.

Low-fat ideas for equally delicious Diwali snacks

Lamps will be lit and kitchens fired up at Diwali, or Deepavali celebrations on 13 November. The festival of lights celebrates the victory of good over evil, light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance, and is one of the most important festivals in Hinduism.

Blenders vs Food Processors – when do we use them?

To most home cooks, a blender and food processor may not appear too different. Both seem to exist to simply chop, grind or puree ingredients into bits for our dining pleasure.

Sear steaks like a pro from the comfort of your home

Ever wondered why your steak never seems to have the flavour and texture that proper steakhouses have? The secret to success lies simply in searing the meat first before actually cooking it.

Depressurising the art of pressure cooking

Pressure cooking can be a hard thing to get right for the beginner. Tough, stringy meat, scorched pots and unevenly cooked stews are just some of the unsavoury outcomes of improper cooking with the appliance.

Many of them can be easily corrected with a few adjustments to the cooking technique. We look at some of the most common mistakes beginner chefs make with the pressure cooker.