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!
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.
It is said that there are more than 2,000 varieties of fruits around the world, and chances are we don’t know most of them. There are also many things about our favorite products that might be right under our noses that we tend to ignore. We are here today to take a dive into our favorite foods and see how many things we actually don’t know about them.
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.
It’s a warm summer day and you’re dying to open that can of soda you’re holding in your hand. You can’t wait to hear that hypnotic sizzling sound that soda makes while it cools down in a glass full of ice cubes. Thinking about this can make you drool, but it is important to keep in mind that if you forget to clean the lid, you might be drinking insect or animal waste without even realizing it. Cans of food and beverages travel a long way before you can get them at your closest convenience store. They are stored in large warehouses and transported in trucks, where they could potentially become contaminated by the presence of small animals or by the very dirt of the environment in which they are stored.
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?
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.
Fast food is often an easy and delicious solution for those days when we don’t feel like cooking, or simply want to treat ourselves. Behind every order, there are employees who have discovered tricks and secrets of the most famous chains, and now they share them with the rest of the people.
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.
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.
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!
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!
First, the dress code is ludicrous and to subject anyone to long sleeves in the heat of the day is wrong on so many levels.
Second, black tie is after 6, not outdoors in the middle of the day. The bride clearly has no taste nor does she have any respect for her SIL or her guests.
I think the point of it was 20 years ago when someone asked who wants the last piece, everyone stood awkwardly waiting on someone to say yes bc they didn’t wanna take the last piece if someone else wanted it vs nowadays nobody cares about others and just picked it up without caring if anybody else wanted it. Just my opinion.
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.
It’s no secret that in order to cook many dishes, apart from special recipes, people use specific utensils and appliances. Chinese dumplings, for example, have to be cooked in a bamboo steam cooker. In Denmark, they bake doughnuts that require a special metal form. That’s why sometimes just one glance can help you understand which country possesses certain cuisines.
Cooking is such a pleasant activity, but not everyone went to a cooking school and can chop onions in a fraction of a second like the pros. And, thankfully, that’s why gadgets exist. Think about all the dishes you’ve always wanted to make, but thought they took too much time to prepare. Just check the list below. Maybe some of these things will help you reconsider!
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.
A kitchen is like a whole different world compared to other rooms in an apartment or a house. It is a place where magic happens. And there are some things that can make the process of making magic dishes even easier and more fun. For example, you won`t have to stand at the stove for hours stirring your delicious soup or sauce — an automatic stirrer can do that for you while you relax on the couch!
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.