Chinese leaf and pak choi are similar. In fact, in the plant world, they are practically siblings. But they are not the same. The two Asian ingredients differ from each other slightly. Pak choi is commonly used in the same way as cabbage, spinach, and other green, leafy vegetables. The younger, crunchier leaves are great […]
Different ovens require different time periods to preheat, ready to put your raw or frozen food in, so that it can be cooked. You can get gas ovens, electric ovens, hybrid ovens (a mixture of electric and gas), as well as convection ovens, fan ovens, fan assisted ovens, combination ovens (microwave plus oven), and others.
If you’re asking for my person opinion, no, tuna and bacon do not together. If you were to ask another person the exact same question though, they might tell you the complete opposite answer. However, tuna and bacon is an unusual combination, so we can assume that in the opinion of the majority of people,
White sauce, also known as béchamel sauce, is a simple sauce that can have a number of other ingredients added to make it work with virtually any dish. Add some cheese for a great macaroni cheese dish, or throw in some herbs and spices to provide the perfect accompaniment to an otherwise bland meat, such
Yes, you absolutely can make apple crumble (or any other type of crumble with apple in it) with normal apples rather than cooking apples. There are many recipes to make apple crumble with ‘normal’ apples available online and in recipe books. You can also tweak recipes that call for cooking apples, so you can use
If you’re interested in making a cheesecake and happen to take a peek online for recipes, you may notice that, on some sites, the dish calls for a “block” of cream cheese, or an “American” version of cream cheese. Here in the UK, cream cheese is often sold in tubs, such as the widely popular
Getting a recipe with lentils just right is often quite hard for some, especially those who haven’t cooked with them on a regular basis before. A lentil might not look like much, but the small, flat, seed-like legume has a rather unique ability of being able to soak up a great deal of water during
Golden caster sugar is very much like ‘regular’ white caster sugar (known as superfine sugar in the US), with one notable exception: caster sugar is white and refined, and golden caster sugar is a more golden-brown colour and not refined. Molasses has also not been stripped from golden caster sugar, unlike with white/regular caster sugar.
Gammon is a delicious meat, but it can be too salty for some, especially when it hasn’t been prepared or cooked in a way that is designed to rid the meat of some of that excess salt. There ARE ways to reduce the saltiness of gammon, however. Try some of these salt-reducing approaches the next
If you have cooked up a delicious feast of risotto but have some left over, there’s no need to throw it in the bin or add it to your compost heap. You can keep risotto for up to three days in the fridge, but there are a few factors that can reduce or lengthen how