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The World of Soy Sauce

The World of Soy Sauce

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Asia is the origin of soy sauce and we feature here some of the varieties produced in the far East that we would encourage you to seek out. ... Read more
Is your next meal alive?

Is your next meal alive?

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With the prevalence of social media and the obsession to explore the weird and wonderful, videos have emerged of food consumption that leaves many revolted and shocked.

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Apples – a sweet and sour story

Apples – a sweet and sour story

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A century ago, in just one country, Italy, there were 8,000 known fruit species. Now this has decreased to 2,000 species of which 1,500 are endangered.

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Jerky – From Alpacas to Buffalo to Kangaroo

Jerky – From Alpacas to Buffalo to Kangaroo

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The origin of this process dates from the C16th when the Quechua tribe in South America boned and removed the fat from alpaca and llama meat. It was then ... Read more
Why are Parmesan rinds great?

Why are Parmesan rinds great?

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Anyone with a love for Italian food will know the importance of great parmesan cheese. Whether added on top of freshly cooked pasta or added to a tomato sauce, ... Read more
Should you toast spices?

Should you toast spices?

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Whether spices should be toasted or not is really a hot debate amongst chefs. We look into the reasons on both sides.

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Sweet Potatoes or yams?

Sweet Potatoes or yams?

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Sweet potato and yam are both tuberous root vegetables that grow as a flowering plant but they are NOT related. Find out why there is a difference and how ... Read more
Understanding Onions

Understanding Onions

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Onions are varied and versatile. Knowing how to use each type will help your cooking a lot.

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What is Couscous?

What is Couscous?

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A Moroccan staple dish that you cannot miss! From Tangiers to Marrakech this traditional blend of bulgur wheat and sides is extremely popular wherever you go. It holds particular ... Read more
Filo Pastry

Filo Pastry

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FILO OR PHYLLO – THIN LAYERS OF EXCELLENCE When we think of Filo pastry Baklava comes to mind for most of us. While this super sweet pastry is the ... Read more