Clara Taylor

Clara is a freelance writer and former chef. Though she may have hung up her apron, her love of food and cooking is still going strong! When she’s not whipping up a verbal storm, she’ll be in her kitchen sipping wine and whipping up a culinary storm.

cooked liver meat

Can You Reheat Liver?

Liver is one of those meats that divide people – its strong taste, rubbery texture, and potent aroma isn’t for everyone. But if you’ve got some leftover liver and you’re wondering whether it’s safe to reheat it, Let’s find out…   Reheating Liver – Yes or No? The good news is, yes, it’s absolutely fine …

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Does Treacle Ever Go Off?

It can sometimes be hard to tell if many of our long-life pantry favourites ever go off. Foods that are canned, pickled, or preserved can outlive the human lifespan. But what about our go-to sugary pancake condiment? This article answers the question, does treacle ever go off?   What Is Treacle? Treacle is a sweet …

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Can You Steam Pasta?

Steaming can be a great way of cooking foods to ensure they withhold their nutrients, as well as their delicious taste and texture. When it comes to pasta, however, most of us generally boil it in salty water with a drop of olive oil until it’s “al dente” (still firm when bitten). But can you …

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Chesnuts in jar

How Long Do Chestnuts Last?

Chestnuts are the most notorious of the nut family for needing specific requirements to ensure they stay fresh. The good news is, however, there are multiple options of chestnut-storing to take your pick from. So, if you’re wondering how long do chestnuts last – stay tuned!   Keeping Chestnuts Fresh When kept inside their shells, …

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Vegetable bouillon stock cube

What Can You Use as a Substitute for Vegetable Bouillon Powder?

Many store-bought vegetable bouillon powders can be harsh on the palate, as they contain a lot of sodium, as well as other preservatives and additives. This can often result in an unnaturally salty effect in your food. You might also be cooking a recipe that calls for vegetable bouillon powder but not have any in …

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