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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.

The Madras Drink: A Cocktail with Class

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in drink

Have you ever heard of a mattress drink? Well, chances are that the person who was talking about it was actually referring to a madras drink, which is a refreshing cocktail that many enjoy during the summer months. I recently had one of these drinks, and I enjoyed it so much that I wanted to learn more about it so that I could create the drink at home.

Why Hollow Edge Knifes Can Revolutionize Your Kitchen

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in Cutlery

I’m always cutting food. Whether I’m making sushi for my family or slicing meat and veggies for delicious stir-fried pork fried rice, I always find that having a sharp knife makes the job significantly easier. For this reason, I’m always sharpening my knives with my blade sharpener, and from time to time, I like to take my knives out to get sharpened professionally.

Berndes Cookware Reviews: Non-Stick That Really Lasts?

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in Cookware

Berndes is a bit of an anomaly in the cookware industry. They’re one of the few brands that is up-front about the limitations of their pans. While other companies market their pans on incredible longevity, Berndes is simply honest about their coatings. They suggest that their ceramic pans might appear to be incredibly non-stick, but that using oil will be necessary at the beginning of a pan’s lifetime to help the cookware last longer.

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