10 Traditional Lithuanian Dishes You Need To Tray – Traditional Lithuania Food by Traditional Dishes

How to Deep Fry Fish

If done right deep frying will give your fish a crispy coating and moist, tender meat just like in the restaurants. Here are the basics.

How to Broil Fish

Broiling is a very healthy way of cooking and can also be very easy and tasty. Follow these instructions and see how easy it is.

The Ease of Poaching Fish

Poaching is a method of cooking by which the fish is lowered into simmering liquid often seasoned with various herbs and spices. The flavoring you add to the poaching liquid will add to the flavor of the fish. If you plan on serving the fish with a sauce you can use just plain water so you will retain the original flavor.

Comparing Three Brands of Chef Knives: Function Form and Style

Once you try a really good quality chef knife, it is very difficult to go back. There may be many other excellent knife brands on the market. Currently I own three brands and will compare their style and use. Before you invest in a quality knife try to find a store that carries it to see how it fits your hand and if you like the feel.

WHY Use Cooking Spray?

I evaluated cooking sprays and why we use them. Ease and convenience come to mind and that answers why we use them, but that doesn’t mean they are good for us. The definition of cooking spray is,OIL in a can that also contains Lecithin. Lecithin is a propellent and an emulsifier and that isn’t good. Why put it in a can and sell it? I don’t want these ingredients in any of my foods.

How Long Do I Have to Cook Fish?

Fish cooks very easily and quickly. Here are some timing guidelines.

How to Store Fresh or Frozen Fish

Presuming that you have some top quality fresh or frozen fish on hand the next step is to store it properly until you are ready to cook it. If you are going to cook it within a day, don’t freeze it. Fish that has not…

What to Watch for When Buying Fish

Things to look for when you are looking to buy fish for dinner. Fresh or frozen, don’t buy it without checking this out.

Diversity in Swedish Limpa Rye Bread

While researching the many and varied recipes for Swedish Limpa Rye Bread, this author is amazed by the diverse ways this bread is made. Ingredients range all over the board, from basic to complex, with many ingredients changed for US bakers. I found that this bread was traditionally called Vort Bread, as it was made using wort, or vort in Swedish, which is a product created in the beer brewing process. An acceptable substitute these days for the wort is a stout beer.

Appetizer Recipes for a Fantastic Party

The experience of gathering up a few treats on the plate before moving on the next brings about warm feelings in us all and it all goes back to having great appetizer recipes to work with. These treats can range from simple treats to elaborate Hors d’Oeuvres, and can actually make the life of the party.

The Delight of Cooking

Although cooking can be seen as an ordinary activity for survival, it is also a cultural practice that can provide entertainment, broaden horizons, connect people, and inspire. The delight of cooking can come from many different ways. It can be through experimenting with other food types or exploring another ethnic’s cuisines.

Get to Know Mahlab: A Pleasant and Aromatic Spice

Another wonderfully scented spice from Turkey and the Middle East, Mahlab is the inner kernel from the pits of the St. Lucie Cherry. Lending itself to baked goods with its fragrance of cherry, bitter almond and rose, make this new spice one to try. The tiny inner kernel of Mahlab is an oval, 3/16 inch long, buff or tan colored with wrinkled skin and a creamy colored interior. The scent is a pleasant mix of sour cherries, bitter almonds and a hint of rose.

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