Luscious Lemon and Prawn Risotto
Jul25

Luscious Lemon and Prawn Risotto

One of my favourite things to eat is risotto. When made well it can be light and fresh and bursting with flavour with no sign of the nightmare bowl of stodge that many cooks have come to dread. Risotto can range from something simple like an original risotto alla milanese, which makes a great accompaniment to slow cooked deep flavoured dishes such as ossobucco, to more elaborate main dishes packed full of flavour. The basics however,...

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Ultimate bbq rib sauce
Apr23

Ultimate bbq rib sauce

I recently went to a restaurant that sold the most amazing ribs, since then I have been searching for the perfect recipe to recreate at home. On my quest for the perfect bbq glaze and spice rub I ended up taking inspiration from many different sources and sauces. I wanted to find the perfect combination of sweet and sticky with a hint of sour and a  little kick of chilli heat…….for once I refrain from overdosing on the...

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The Holy Trinity of Cuisine
Oct14

The Holy Trinity of Cuisine

The term Holy Trinity is often used to describe a mixture of three ingredients that are sautéed together to form a flavoursome base for many different cultural cuisines. These vegetables, herbs and spices can vary from country to country but the cooking process remains the same: slowly cooking them in either butter or olive oil. The most common of these trios is the Italian Soffritto (also referred to as odori and battuto), a mixture...

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Become A Cooking Pro With These Tips
Sep05

Become A Cooking Pro With These Tips

Learning how to cook requires dedication, patience, and a willingness to eat the batches that aren’t quite ready for prime time. Learning new techniques for cooking is a life-long learning experience and your education begins here. We’ve compiled a few tips to help you on your way to cooking success. Recipe Take the guesswork out of reducing liquids. When a recipe calls for you to cook until the liquid is reduced by a certain amount,...

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Cooking Has Never Been This Fun Before!
Sep03

Cooking Has Never Been This Fun Before!

Is cooking for the family every night getting old? Do not allow cooking to cause you grief. This article contains a number of tips that will make the process of preparing meals a lot easier. Once you try the advice in this article, you’ll be wishing that you’d known about it sooner. Recipe It is fine to alter recipes. Do you like more cheese than what is called for? It’s fine to add more. Do you think onions would be good added in?...

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Cooking Does Not Have To Be As Hard As You Think
Sep02

Cooking Does Not Have To Be As Hard As You Think

With so many different resources available for cooking, it can seem like there is an information overload — leaving you feel extremely overwhelmed. However, just by using these simple tricks you can quickly and easily learn ways to prepare and serve high quality food that the whole family will enjoy! Recipe Flouring the baking pan is called for by lots of recipes. It is necessary for the baking, but leaves an unattractive white...

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