Hummus is one of the simplest recipes - just 5 ingredients. Chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and cumin (plus salt and water). But simple is not …
And how to make it yourself
In 1992, while running his award-winning restaurant Fat Duck, Heston Blumenthal was trying to find an ingredient that tasted good with caviar. He looke…
Stainless steel pans are one of the most common choices for general purpose pans in professional kitchens and by home cooks. The main reason? They’re e…
Salt should be added early to many meats, but not to burgers. Instead, you shouldn’t add salt to burgers until just before they go on the grill or in t…
Hey, Thanks for reading! Today I'm doing something a bit different and linking a longer article that I recently wrote titled Rules to Cook By. It goes …
Or is there a better method?
Last edition we discussed what vinegar does to poached eggs and whether or not you should use it. But that’s not the most important factor in how your …
Last night I was poaching some eggs (after all, breakfast is the best dinner), and I was reminded to add vinegar before releasing the eggs into the wat…
You know when you’re at a Chinese restaurant and the meat you’re eating literally falls apart in your mouth. There’s barely any chew but the texture is…
Our sensation of taste can been divided into five basic “components”: sweetness, sourness, saltiness, bitterness, and savoriness (aka umami).The first …
It's the skin