Choose Roasting as a Cooking Method
When you think about it, eating roasted foods might not seem like such a big deal. After all, how different can they be? These are foods that have been cooked in an oven at a high temperature until they’re browned and crunchy. They tend to be…936
What Foods Benefit From Braising?
Braising is a simple and classic technique that harnesses the power of liquid to cook in a low and gentle fashion. This method of cooking utilizes a very small amount of liquid, which simmers at a very low temperature for a long time. This slow…410
When to Sauté and What Food to Sauté
In cooking, sautéing is one of the most common methods of cooking food. It involves pan frying or shallow-frying in a small amount of fat or oil. It is often used as a way to cook vegetables, fish, or meat without sautéing in a skillet.…363
When and When Not to Boil Food
Everyone knows that boiling food is a great way to kill harmful germs and make your meals safer. But do you know when is the best time to boil your food? And when should we not do it? This might come as a surprise, but there is actually a lot…307
What is Pizza and Where Did it Originate?
Did you know that pizza is actually might not Italian in origin? While many people believe that pizza was invented in Italy, the truth is that the Pizza’s origins are still the subject of much debate. Some historians trace its culinary origins…359
What is The Mediterranean Diet?
The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest and most enjoyable ways to eat. It is rich in heart-healthy fats, fiber, and antioxidants. It is also one of the most distinctive diets. The Mediterranean diet originated in Greece, where it has…317
The Many Uses of the Handy Food Processor
If you have ever spent time in the kitchen, then you know how difficult it can be to get all the ingredients ready at the same time. You need to get everything chopped, sliced, diced and prepared at the same time. And you can never be sure when…1084
Vinaigrettes and Dressings Used in French Cooking
Sauces and dressings play a big role in French food. In fact, French cuisine is more than just good meals; it’s also good table manners. When you sit down to a French meal, you also have to sit down with the right outfit. For example, while…366
The Basic Sauces Used in French Cuisine
French cuisine is known for its amazing sauces. It is said that French chefs have developed more than 4,000 different sauces throughout history. The French have enjoyed their sauces as much as the rest of the world has. Aside from being…416
What Sauces are used in Italian Cooking?
An Italian dinner is incomplete without an array of sauces and flavors. Italian food is all about using fresh, high quality ingredients and using them in the best possible way. An Italian dinner is incomplete without an array of sauces and…339
Exploring the Street Foods of China
There are over 1,500 different types of Chinese food. Chinese food can be as diverse as the country itself. The variety of foods in China is due to its size and its long history. No matter where you go in China, you will always find a variety of…382