Toasted nuts taste better than raw nuts. Isn’t it great that toasting nuts is easy and makes your kitchen smell amazing? Toast hazelnuts, walnuts, pecan nuts, cashews and any other nut you would like yourself!
Whenever I bake or cook something with eggs, I make sure they are still fresh before adding them to the rest of the ingredients. I did not always use to do this, but I learned the hard way (by adding a bad egg to a bowl, filled with amazing ingredients) that it is better to […]
It is incredibly satisfying to make your very own nut butter. It is even more fun to try out kinds of nut butter that cannot be found in a grocery store. You can experiment with spices, sugars, and anything else you think sounds delicious. When embarking on this adventure, the question becomes, what do you […]
Fruits and vegetables are an often underappreciated part of our diet. More often than not, we do not eat enough of either and we have it stuck in our head that we do not like a lot of them. This can be because we have had them once, prepared in a way that we do […]
Everyone has their favourite food and ingredients. Both of these may change over time (let me tell you how happy I am that a spoon full of butter, dipped in sugar sounds incredibly unappealing at this point in my life) but when you cook your own meals, there are several ingredients and products that will […]
Unsure about how long your almonds will stay fresh when you freeze them? Doubting how many weeks you can freeze your bread, without it falling apart when you defrost it? Or maybe you want to know what the best way is to store bananas. Truthful Food’s Refrigerator and Freezer Food Storage Chart will come in handy […]
One of the most disappointing things that can happen when you have spent an hour or so in the kitchen, trying to make something delicious, is your creation sticking to the bottom of the pan. You can grease the inside before you fill the baking pan or you can use a knife to cut along […]
For a lot of delicious recipes, chocolate is listed on the recipe list. Now and then you will need to melt the chocolate before you can use it as an ingredient. Some bakers are hesitant when chocolate has to be melted because they have had some bad experiences. Maybe you are a starting baker and this […]
For recipes flavoured with vanilla, the best flavour experience will be achieved by using vanilla pods. Using vanilla extract is cheaper and a bit more convenient when preparing your desserts or baked goods, but once you try using real vanilla pods, you will appreciate the difference.