Take a peek into the fascinating "Cooking" section to discover how to cook like a pro! Here you can learn everything you ever wanted to know about food, ignite your passion for cooking and develop your culinary skills.
Every article in this section is a delicious adventure waiting to be devoured. Whether you're a beginner in the kitchen or an experienced home chef, our articles are designed to inspire, educate, and entertain. We provide a range of tips, tricks, and techniques that will help you navigate the kitchen with ease and confidence.
Our content goes beyond just recipes. We explore unique culinary secrets from around the world, like the vibrant flavors and unusual cooking tricks of Middle Eastern cuisine. This global perspective opens up a whole new world of food exploration, offering fresh inspiration for your next meal.
Food safety and preparation are also major focuses. Discover which foods should be washed before cooking and why, or learn about the best methods for storing fruits and vegetables to keep them fresh for longer. Our aim is to empower you with the knowledge to make informed decisions about your food and its preparation.
Furthermore, we acknowledge that not every cooking experiment turns out as expected. But don't worry, we're here to guide you through those culinary missteps with articles that shed light on common cooking mistakes and how to avoid them. We believe that even a kitchen failure can be a fun and valuable learning experience!
Cooking is more than just a necessity; it's an art, a science, and a way to express love and creativity. Our "Cooking" section is dedicated to making this journey as enjoyable and enlightening as possible. Whether you're looking for new recipe ideas, tips to upgrade your cooking skills, or just some food-themed entertainment, you'll find it here.
So, put on your chef's hat, roll up your sleeves, and let's turn the ordinary act of cooking into an extraordinary experience!
Restaurant visitors rarely think about the people that cook amazing meals. But restaurant kitchens can be quite crazy at times. You can see the other side of restaurants thanks to these photos from cooks that share their impressions about the job.
Who doesn’t dream of having the perfect flat stomach? Belly fat is one heck of a stubborn thing to shed, even for those who spend hours sweating at the gym. Also, abdominal obesity has been linked to Alzheimer’s disease and other metabolic and vascular diseases. Following the right exercise routine, a proper diet, and a healthy lifestyle will help you achieve the tummy of your dreams.
Just like in the fashion world, confectionery art experiences new trends every now and then. Pastry masters continue to learn new techniques and textures, experimenting with decor and taste combinations as they go. That’s why surprising people with a cake is becoming more and more difficult year after year. Still, some culinary enthusiasts manage to put a smile on people’s faces as they admire these edible masterpieces.
There are some people who are proud of their culinary achievements, and there are others who aren’t shy about showing their failures. We like the latter even more. After all, sincerity and the ability to laugh at oneself is almost as impressive as the ability to cook a delicious, beautiful cake.
People who were lucky enough to visit a wedding exhibition in Dubai had a chance to taste a "bride" that costs $1 million. Debbie Wingham, the creator of this cake, is known as the world's most expensive designer, because she creates $50 million masterpieces.
There’s a famous saying: everyone wants to eat sausages, but nobody wants to know how they are made. Probably, a lot of people could say this about crab sticks, too. At least, after watching a viral video that shows how these super-delicious snacks are made. But just in case your curiosity is very strong, we’ll show you how crab sticks get from the sea to your plate.
“A beverage as black as ink, useful against numerous health conditions. It is made of water and the fruit from a bush called bunnu.” You must have guessed it’s a description of coffee! This is how coffee was described by a German physician who had a 10-year trip to the Near East back in the 16th century. Today, you don’t have to venture into the unknown to get a cup of precious liquid — you can easily make it at home or visit the closest coffee shop. As of 2023, in the US alone there are over 72 thousand coffee shops, imagine the whole world!
Ostriches lay the biggest eggs on earth. Officially. On average, one ostrich egg is about 6 inches long and 5 inches wide and weighs roughly two times the weight of a Basketball. Yikes! Makes you wonder, does the Ostrich hen ever complain?
Chewing chili peppers speeds up your body’s metabolism, which helps you shed some of that extra weight. And chomping down on chili is a great way of clearing up your sinuses. If you want to keep it healthy, eat actual chilis, and stay away from those sauces with a skull and crossbones on the label!
Good food should never go to waste, and KitKat manufacturers stick to this rule. It was spotted once that messed up KitKats ended up in a large blue bin. Then they go through a “reworking” process. The candy is first combined with cocoa liquor, then some sugar is added there. And in the end, the manufacturer gets the paste that’s used to glue the waffles inside each KitKat bar. So the KitKat filling is made of messed up KitKats.
Now I hate to break it to you, but there’s no such thing as a baby carrot. The cute little carrots they sell at supermarkets are actually regular carrots that have been shaved down to this “baby size”. You would think strawberry-flavored gummy bears should be red or pink, right? Well, sorry to say, but they’re green. Brown rice and white rice are the same product. The white variety starts off as the brown one, but then some parts of it are removed by milling, which gives the rice its white color. This allows it to be stored for longer, but at the same time reduces the rice’s nutritional value.On the topic of rice, it was used to build the Great Wall of China! The builders mixed sticky rice soup with lime and got rice mortar for construction. It was stronger and had better water resistance than regular lime mortar. Thanks to the rice soup, the Great Wall has been able to stand for centuries despite the elements.
Some people are always ready to embark on a culinary adventure. Prepare your taste buds for a mind-boggling journey through the realm of weird food! From peculiar delicacies to outrageous creations, the world of gastronomy has a surprising array of unconventional culinary wonders.
The year is 8,000 BCE in Mesopotamia. It’s in Western Asia, between two rivers — the Tigris and Euphrates. In fact, that’s what “Mesopotamia” actually means — “between two rivers.” Agriculture is on the rise, and people already own small farms — a couple of goats and sheep they get milk from.
Some of those potatoes you left in your pantry have turned green — are they still safe to eat? When these vegetables come in contact with direct sunlight, they turn green because of a little thing called chlorophyll. It’s a green pigment plants need to produce food during a process called photosynthesis. To prevent potatoes from turning green, you’ll need to store them in a dark and well-ventilated area.
A study conducted in 27 countries around the world found that the time we take on lunch varies all around the world, with the shortest lunch breaks being in Greece and the longest in Southeast Asian countries. The food people eat is also completely different and can give us a glimpse into another culture. Come on a trip with us and check out these 15 ever different lunches.
August and September are always associated with watermelons. And there are several tricks that will help you choose ripe, sweet, and naturally grown watermelon. For example, measuring the size of a watermelon with the help of a tape can help you make the right choice. Additionally, putting a piece of a watermelon’s pulp into clean, room temperature water before serving it will help avoid unnecessary troubles.
According to this study, women spend around 3 years of their lives cooking food. We think that every housewife should learn these useful cooking tricks that will not only help save precious time but will also help discover a new taste of the foods you already know so well.
There’s hardly a single person who hasn’t heard of simple kitchen tools, such as a peeler or a skimmer. Each tool is designed to make the cooking process easier, and they all have their purpose. However, unusual items can be found in the culinary world, and it’s not that easy to find any information about them.
Both professional chefs and people who are fond of cooking know many tricks that make their work easier. What’s more, they always keep coming up with something new or manage to re-discover old tricks for themselves.
Are you more of a skilled cook, or more like the kind of person who blames the stove when things go wrong? If you chose the second option, you should know that you are not alone. Often, habit, speed, or even some myths that we have believed when it comes to preparing something, makes your dishes not as tasty as you expected.
Bad smells in the fridge, old cookies, microwaved food that’s not evenly warm. All of these little disasters are easy to prevent with some simple life hacks. And there’s no need to spend lots of money to make your kitchen look professional. All of these solutions are right under your nose.
You don’t have to learn how to cook a foreign delicacy in order to diversify your daily menu. A more simple approach is to learn how to make some thick soup. There are dozens of variations here and there’s bound to be one which suits everyone’s tastes.
While some are constantly trying to lose excessive fat, others find it tough to gain weight. Ironically enough, junk food won’t work for those who can’t gain weight. The solution is simple — eat food rich in healthy fats and protein, like milk, avocados, nuts or salmon. Eating the products on our list as a snack, garnish, or a main dish will help you gain weight. And if you combine them with regular exercise, they will help you to build muscle.