If you want to be at the top of your cooking game, you have to understand the difference between leeks scallions’ chives and onion. After all, the uses and flavors vary from recipe to recipe. It’s not a battle by any means. But here, we are going to pit four cooking mainstays together.
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Learning to cook entails becoming familiar with several types of herbs. You probably cook with basil, oregano, parsley, cilantro, and other leafy herbs on a regular basis. This doesn’t mean that you know what they look like in the wild, however. I’m perfectly happy to admit that I’m very much in this category. If a basil plant sprung up in my backyard I would never recognize it.
For a long time, I didn’t think paprika had a taste. I use it in my cooking, of course, but when I add paprika, it’s always alongside cumin and other flavorful spices. It took me a long time to figure out how to let the flavor of paprika really shine through.
You know about rice and you probably know about riced cauliflower, but have you ever heard of riced broccoli? No? Well, that’s about to change. We live in the 21st century, and one of the features of this century is that people just don’t have as much time as did our ancestors.
“Sauté,” the most commonly-used word in every cookbook, is often misinterpreted as something else entirely — usually shallow frying or pan frying.
Karnataka is a region in the south end of India. It’s known for a lot of things, but if you’re a food fanatic, you’ve probably heard of bise bele bath more than anything else. This spicy dish involves rice, lentils, and a palate of unique flavors that make it exceptional, even when compared to other Indian dishes.
I was once confused about what Mesclun lettuce is, how to prepare it, and even how to pronounce it! But with the publishing of this article, I can now say that those days are but a distant, foggy memory.
It is relatively easy to find an array of great-tasting vegan options at grocery stores today. Although some of these needs a little prep time,having quick, healthy and vegan-friendly snacks on-hand is no longer difficult by any means.
Acid is a pretty important topic that we very rarely talk about. As much as I like to add a little bit of lemon juice to everything, it doesn’t always go over well. While my dishes taste wonderful, my guests who are prone to acid reflux would very much prefer that I increase the pH of my cooking.