All posts tagged "home feature"
How to Use Wine to Make a Sauce
To Wine or Not to Wine, that is the Question When in Rome, do as the Roman’s do. And fortunately for the modern world, the Romans added wine to their cooking and sauce. The rest of the...
- Posted May 26, 2019
Prepping Shrimp for the Barbie
There’s no reason to be scared of peeling and deveining shrimp. It’s supper easy. Save a few dollars and put it towards more shrimp by doing it yourself. This method, from Sunset Magazine, will show you how easy...
- Posted May 23, 2019
VerJus – Rediscover an Ancient Secret
A New Old World Culinary Adventure We’re very excited to introduce you to a product that is new to us but is a very ancient cooking ingredient, VerJus. It was very popular during medieval times and used...
- Posted May 20, 2019
The Mystery of Saffron Explained
A Guide to Saffron Saffron is a spice, but not just any spice – it is in fact the most expensive spice in the world. But what makes it so expensive and how can we use it...
- Posted May 14, 2019
A Guide to Capers
The caper is one of those foods that a majority of people outside Europe have either never heard of or that have no idea what it is. Yet its distinctive flavor can make the difference between an...
- Posted May 11, 2019
A Guide to Types of Wines for Cooking
White Wines Dry white wines are best used with poultry, veal, and fish. Beurre Blanc Sauces Sauvignon Blanc Muscadet Reduction Sauces and Pan Sauces Sauvignon Blanc Chardonnay Poaching, Steaming, Sautéing, Stir-Frying Pouilly Fume Chenin Blanc Pinot Blank...
- Posted May 8, 2019
How to Make Garlic Paste
Please stop buying garlic paste! When it’s as easy as this, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t make it yourself. Like most bulbs (most people mistakenly believe it’s a herb), it’s way better fresh. I would go...
- Posted April 26, 2019
Which Knife Should You Use?
Let’s talk knives. Hopefully you’ve made the wise investment in a set of quality knives. While you can spend less (sometimes considerably less), the difference between a high quality blade and a cheap blade is like night...
- Posted April 20, 2019
What is Verjus or Verjuice?
If you’re looking for a delightful, non-alcoholic alternative that adds zest and flavor to your cooking without having to use wine, vinegar or even lemons, you’ll find Verjus, or as it is sometimes called Verjuice, to be...
- Posted April 17, 2019
Why We’re Obsessed with Olive Oil
Olive oils have been used for centuries and I for one have become obsessed with the hunt to find the best tasting extra virgin olive oil to please MY palate. Alas, I have discovered that there is...
- Posted April 8, 2019