Honestly, the first time I encountered duck tongues, it was with a lot of surpise and confusion. “Ducks have tongues?!” my mind went as I poked the very alien looking organs on the bamboo platter. “And we can eat them?!”
Being a cook starts when you buy your food. If you’ve ever cooked a cheap steak and been disappointed by the results or eaten a cooking apple raw you definitely know that inferior ingredients can ruin a recipe. Mealy tomatoes can be harder to spot at the store, but they’re another thing that you should avoid when you can.
As a person who is always looking to try new things, salmon meunière was one of the items at the top of my list as I welcomed this New Year. In making it, I have come across quite some lessons which have aided me in preparing the perfect dish. As such, I will delve into what tips you should have at hand first before moving on to how you can make salmon meunière that will have you licking your plate.
Tomato puree and tomato paste are the basis for a wide variety of recipes. Tomato puree is the prepared tomato pulp from which tomato sauce and tomato paste are made. Canned tomatoes and tomato sauce can be juicier or even chunky, but tomato puree has been carefully pulped and the seeds removed. Tomato Paste is that same puree cooked down to a quintessential thickness. We take a deep dive into tomato puree vs paste, and how they are prepared.
People have always been divided when it comes to the preference between turkey versus chicken; this is a dilemma that most people face when shopping and it is no surprise therefore that there are tons of forums where this issue arises.
Quiche is one of those great meals that doesn’t need a lot, but if you need one, what are good side dishes for quiche? You can get really creative with your side dishes, especially if you aren’t just serving the egg dish for breakfast. If you are serving it for brunch or even dinner, you can be even more creative than you can be for lunch.
The only thing better than Japanese udon noodles are the udon noodle toppings they are eaten with.
Nine out of ten people don’t give too much thought to the numerous varieties of juicing apples when they are out shopping. We are too used to buying whatever is displayed in the grocery stores, those which have already been selected based on appearance, flavor and the fact that they are easy to cultivate.
Beetroot Pachadi is a type of pachadi that incorporates the health of the root of the beet. Beetroots have been eaten for their health benefits and sweet taste for many years. My Indian neighbor shared a recipe that is ideal for the curry lover as well as those who want to enjoy a beautifully-colored vegetarian side dish.
Today, Chinese Tapioca Soup is the topic of our discussion, also known as “Xi Mi Lu.” We will share its inspiring recipe with you and show you why Xi Mi Lu is not only just a tapioca soup dessert, but rather a beloved Chinese delicacy.