Briefly describes a variety of oils, their uses and content of saturated or polyunsaturated fats.
This tart tropical fruit, also known as Indian date, brings an appealing pucker to many of the world’s equatorial cuisines. Explore the various forms and preparations of tamarind, how it’s flavor profile works with other ingredients, tips on using tamarind, how to make tamarind extract and a few favorite recipes.
What is Arugula? Substitutions and nutrition. Sometimes called “rocket”, this spicy little leaf is featured in arugula salad and our Top 10 Arugula Recipes.
A good quality walnut oil is topaz in color with a rich nutty taste. Tips for cooking with walnut oil including walnut oil recipes.
Cooking with avocado oil including some of our favorite avocado recipes. Nutrition and health benefits of avocado oil.
Pistachio nuts nutrition, calories. and health benefits. About red dye. Recipes including pistachio biscotti, pistachio-crusted chicken and pistachio salad.
What is quince fruit? Nutritional info. How to make quince paste (membrillo), a thick jam made from the fruit of the quince tree. Top 10 quince recipes Crème Fraîche.
Quinoa has been growing in popularity since being rediscovered in the 1980’s. It is a very nutrient rich food with an impressive checklist for the health conscious shopper.
Wonderfully versatile, eggplant becomes as redolent and tasty as the spices cooked with it. Our primer includes: varieties of eggplant and suggestions for choosing, preparing and how to freeze eggplant, how to remove the bitterness from eggplant and our Top 10 Eggplant Recipes! And for you tabloid junkies, this just in…Eggplant Sex Scandal — the ongoing controversy about whether male eggplants are less bitter than female eggplants and whether eggplants actually have sex at all…
What is vinegar? How its made and culinary uses of vinegar. Types, including rice, malt, apple cider vinegar, balsamic, sherry, red and white wine vinegar.
Clotted dream or double? Single or sour? Whipped cream, crème fraîche, half-and half or long life? We’ll help you select the right cream for your needs.
How to make dulce de leche with sweetened condensed milk including variations with rum and coconut. Top 10 dulce de leche recipes.
How to roast chestnuts. Cooking with chestnuts- varieties, selection and preparation. Marron glace (candied chestnuts) and our top 10 chestnut recipes.
What is crème fraîche? Recipe for how to make crème fraîche. Substitute for crème fraîche.