Cooking Tips & Tricks

Cooking Tips & Tricks

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Five Basic Things For Easy Cooking

Prepare ingredients before starting to cook Known as French as mise en place, it basically means to prepare all the ingredients beforehand. That means weigh out the ingredients, do the washing, cutting, julienning and putting in little bowls. It ensures that there is no last minute scramble for missing ingredient, or the milk doesn’t boil […]

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Jul 5, 2017
Cleaning your cutting board

Quick And Easy Cleaning Hacks For Kitchen

Stay safe from bacteria in the kitchen Cleaning is not just washing ingredients. It is also ensuring proper hygiene so that your meal isn’t spoilt by bacteria and food poisoning. Make sure hands are washed before cooking or eating, and after touching any raw meat. Separate chopping boards need to be used for raw meats, […]

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Jul 5, 2017

Substitution For Everyday Cooking Ingredients

It is so frustrating to realize in the middle of making a delicious recipe that there’s an ingredient missing! Frantically searching kitchen cabinets or having to rush to the store in flour-stained clothes is not something that one wants to do at the last moment.  Here we are sharing a couple of common substitutions that […]

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Jul 5, 2017
Tomato Puree

Tomato – Paste or Puree

As the name suggests, tomato paste is a thick paste made from tomatoes. It is made by cooking tomatoes slowly for a couple of hours which results in the water evaporating and a dense mixture remaining. It is strained to remove the seeds, and is available in supermarkets in a tube or in small cans. […]

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May 30, 2017

Buttermilk – What You Need To Know

Traditionally buttermilk is the liquid that is leftover after butter has been churned. This liquid is left for fermentation for at least 8 hours or overnight during which the milk sugars in it transform into lactic acid giving a tart flavour similar to yogurt. It’s pale yellow in colour and has slight specks which is […]

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May 30, 2017

How To Make Greek Yogurt At Home?

Greek Yogurt (Hung curd) is basically yogurt with its liquid drained away resulting in a thick creamy mixture that is excellent for marinating. Want to make it at home? Just take plain yogurt, place it in a thin muslin cloth, tie a knot and hang it for a few hours. The result is hung curd, […]

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May 30, 2017
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