Food & Ingredients

Types of sugars in bowls

What Can You Use as an Alternative to Golden Caster Sugar?

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.  …

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How to Sweeten a Curry

Mild, creamy, spicy, sour… there are many different flavour profiles that can be included in a curry recipe. Alongside the level of heat, the sweetness of a curry is one of the most distinguishing factors. There are some curries which are naturally sweet due to the ingredients that are included. But what can you do …

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Do You Peel Chorizo?

Some chorizos need to be peeled while others can be peeled depending on personal preference. The paper-like wrapper that coats many chorizos is either a natural animal casing or a synthetic wrapper, formed from cellulose, plastic or other materials.   What Is Natural Casing on Chorizo Made Of? Traditionally, the casing or wrapper that surrounds …

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