Food Pairing for the Rest of Us
Food pairing doesn’t need to be complicated. It needs to be fun. This article lays out several fundamental guidelines that explain why certain foods go so well with certain drinks while also pointing out that we already food pair daily. With these basics, we can all go out into the world knowing we can food pair with the best of them.The Benefits of Sous Vide Cooking
Cooking food is an art form that many people take to heart. Before we take a look at what benefits there are to sous vide cooking, we need to know what it is. The word sous vide means ‘under vacuum’ when translated from French. It is a method of cooking where the food is sealed in an airtight plastic bag then placed in an oven or steamer for a long period of time. The temperature is controlled and consistent for the duration of the cooking time which could be anything from ninety-six hours. Now let’s take a look at how sous vide cooking is beneficial to you as a chef.The 5 Best Expert Techniques on How to Grill Vegetables
Meat isn’t the only type of food that is best cooked on the grill. Fruits and vegetables are great grilled as well – whether as a side to your burgers, steaks and hotdogs or as a main dish. There are also plenty of benefits from grilling fruits and vegetables.7 Essential Herbs and Spices for Every Kitchen
Herbs and spices make a meal complete. Most spices are inexpensive, and many can be grown at home. Are you wondering which seasoning to try first? The following list can simplify your decision.3 Better Uses for Your Silicon Cup Cake Pan
We all like to be creative when it comes to showing off our skills in the kitchen, but sometimes we get stuck and we need something to take our creativity to the next level. I’ve come up with a few good ideas on how to show off using something as common as silicon cupcake pans.Cooking by Taste
Cooking to me is more of an art than a science! Cooking recipes are a great starting point, but to be a good cook/chef you need to cook by taste and feel!The Fundamentals of Italian Cooking Part 2: Building a Flavor Base
In the Fundamentals of Italian Cooking Part 2 we will explore how to build a flavor base for your Italian dishes. Taking the extra step to do this will turn any of your Italian dishes into real, tasty Italian dishes!The Fundamentals of Italian Cooking Part 1: Emotion, Memory, and Taste
In looking at the fundamentals of Italian cooking there are so many things to consider, but to me it all seems to start and end with: emotion, memory, and taste. These are the three pillars upon which any Italian cook (home or professional) will use with each dish, meal, or event.The Marvel That Is Thai Cuisine
The national cuisine of Thailand is known for its diversity and detail. The sheer variety it brings to the table is baffling. It is a fusion of Eastern and Western influences, combined to form what is now considered Thai cuisine. Indeed, it is Asian food at its finest.What Is Cricket Flour?
What is Cricket Flour: Cricket Flour vs. Cricket Protein Powder. Since launching our business, we have always received a lot of questions about our business using crickets to make our different baking flours and protein powder products. However, there is some confusion as to the difference between the two not only because this is a new an emerging market in the United States of America, but because of confusion in the name itself.Cooking With An Air Fryer
Cooking with an air fryer is a healthy alternative to deep frying using oil. Hot air fryers use heated air instead of hot oil to cook food. The best air fryers for home use all make use of Rapid Air Technology for frying your food with minimal or no oil.6 Ways to Be a More Informed Meat Buyer
Going into a butcher shop to buy meat can be intimidating. But I’m here to show you the best ways to get the most out of your trip.