Ideas and guidelines for doing things in the Kitchen.
The selection, preparation and barbequing of Pork Ribs.
The best way to keep your pork moist and flavoursome while cooking. Try adding your favourite spices!
This is a mildly hot Cajun spice mix you make yourself with common spices from your pantry. For those who like it hotter, add the optional crushed red pepper.
Caraway has been used as a spice for about 5000 years. Originally from temperate Asian countries.
Chillies contain capsaicin, which is the source of their fiery flavour. It is an oily substance, not water soluable, that can be painful in contact with eyes or other sensitive areas. Measured in Scoville units ranging from 0 to 300,000.
Native to Sri Lanka. Very old - mentioned in the Bible and Sanskrit manuscripts.
This chart gives you some idea of the health value of various cooking mediums. As you can see, coconut oil is the worst.
Made from soy beans, wheat, salt and brewer’s alcohol, soy sauce will transform any dish into a savoury delight due to its rich umami flavours.
Although wasabi is most commonly used to add heat to sushi, it can also be used to add a real punch or a subtle accent to dips, sauces, pasta, chicken and tofu.
Your favourite recipes can be adapted by halving the liquid and increasing the cooking time.
Here are some Hints, Tips, Do's & Don'ts for crockpot users.
Guide to adjusting the liquid in your traditional recipes.
This version of dashi comes from Sonoko Sakai. Dried mushrooms and bonito (dried fish flakes) add even deeper, more pungent flavour.
An ancient spice mix used in Chinese cooking.
Don't go buying exotic salt when you can make your own or not need it at all!