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Peter Allen

Peter Allen

Peter's path through the culinary world has taken a number of unexpected turns. After starting out as a waiter at the age of 16, he was inspired to go to culinary school and learn the tricks of the trade. As he delved deeper, however, his career took a sudden turn when a family friend needed someone to help manage his business. Peter now scratches his culinary itch on the internet by blogging, sharing recipes, and socializing with food enthusiasts worldwide.

Cha Lua: An Easy, No-fail Pork Wrap

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If you have had Gio Lua at some point in your life, then I know that you will believe me when I say that this is one of the sweetest wraps across the globe. Steamed pork rolls are all the craze, owing to many reasons, including how delicious they are. The Cha Lua is one of the leading options in this category. If you love seasoning that is not too much and not too minimal, this pork roll is right for you. What’s more, its wrapping is quite attractive.

Sona Masoori Rice:The Perfect Side

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Commonly referred to as sonamasuri rice, sona masoori rice is an Indian rice that is very popular in India and in other parts of the globe. This rice is a medium-grain rice that is a hybrid of two rice species – sona and masoori. Both of these species of rice are popular in India, but the hybrid sona masoori combines each variety’s best features. 

A Delicious Gordon Ramsey Fish and Chips Recipe

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Gordon Ramsay fish and chips are nearly the perfect traditional English fish and chips. The fish is made with a beer batter that creates a crispy and delicious exterior, while the inside of the fish is flaky and delicate. One of the aspects of this dish that make it different from the rest of the fish and chip recipes that you will find is the addition of the mushy peas. 

The Perfect Sides for All of Your Fish Dishes

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I’ll be honest, I didn’t always know the best sides for fish dinners, and as a result, I think that I may have made some poor choices in my pairings. Over the years, I’ve learned what flavors pair best to make great side dishes for fish, and I’ve even expanded my knowledge to the best veggies and salad dishes as well. In the next few sections of this article, I’m going to show you some of my favorite side dishes to accompany various seafood main courses, which include salmon, shrimp, tilapia, and lobster.

Texas Shaped Waffle Maker – create novelty waffles with ease

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Last Updated Jan 2020 – As a child, I would have loved to eat Texas shaped waffles every day. Breakfast was always a rushed affair, with my parents attempting to manage me, my siblings, and their own needs in a tight timeframe with far too many tasks to attend to. In our chaotic household, we usually only had time for cereal or something heated up in the toaster. Waffles were a thing of luxury.

Siopao Sauce: The Perfect Dipping Sauce for Filipino Cooking

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Throughout my lifetime, I’ve made more than a few visits to the Philippines, and during my trips, I’ve tried such exotic dishes as balut (duck embryo) and insalal na manok, but if I were to mention a favorite flavor, it would be siopao. Throughout my visits, I’ve always been happy with the truly unique flavors that this post-colonial country has to offer, but one of my favorite food additives that can be found throughout this island-rich country is siopao sauce.