Kitchen Tips & Cooking Techniques
Freezing herbs is a great way to retain colour and flavour. It is particularly suitable for culinary herbs with very fine leaves or a very high moisture content, and for those that lose their taste when dried.Read More..
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|6 Tips for Healthier Grilling35||Green Cuisine: Energy Saving Tips For Cooking and Baking19|
Saving fuel doesn't just make financial sense, it also helps the environment by conserving precious energy
|Make Your Own Chicken Stock17|
Homemade stock is cheaper and tastier than ready-made cubes. After chilling and removing the fat, you can boil the stock until it is reduced and concentrated in flavour, then cool and freeze it in icetrays. The frozen cube stocks can then be packed in a freezer bag and used individually - add them frozen to hot liquids in soups, stews and casseroles and they will melt almost
|Cause A Stir8|
Stir-frying is a great way to make delicious and healthy meals in minutes. It helps preserve nutrients (and the crunch of fresh veggies). Here's how to stir-fry successfully:Prepare your meal the Asian way: light on meat, heavy on veggies. If you have a new wok, break it in ("season" it).
|Kitchen Knives 1016|
Looking for kitchen knives with an edge? Here are some must-haves
|Extend the Life of Your Knife5|
It's no fun trying to slice a tomato with a blunt blade. Bill Brown of cooksknivesshop.co.uk has these expert tips for top performance in the kitchen:Invest in quality. A good set of knives can be costly, but if looked after they will last a lifetime. Store away from other metal objects, on a magnetic rack or in a block, to
|How to Turn Scrambled Eggs into a Feast 5|
Got eggs? You have the makings of an easy, healthy, fabulously delicious feast—be it breakfast or brunch, lunch or dinner. We’ve put together some ideas that can turn a few eggs (and your choice of add-ins) into hearty fare for 4 or 5 hungry people.
|Wrapping Food in Parcels4|
Wrapping food in parcels is perfect for low-fat cooking and helps retain natural moisture, keeping food tender.
|Clever ways to serve ice-cream4|
Here are some surprisingly simple ways to dress up ice cream. These are desserts you could easily dish up if you're entertaining.
|Secrets to Grilling Fish4|
Fish steaks and fillets are among the most delicate foods you can grill. But the results are so delicious! Here’s how to proceed:
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