Cookies and Christmas simply go hand in hand, and cookies are always best when made at home. The fragrance of a just-baked batch of cookies, filling the room with the scent of clove or badyan, and the joy of a well done work that everybody will appreciate, is absolutely priceless. We have divided the baking project into three segments with one batch each week so that all will be done before Christmas Day. The first will be biscuits made with an old recipe - biscuits with hazelnuts. Fairly simple but unbeatable.
An old saying states that food tastes best when eaten outdoors. And any return to the roots of our ancestors, who ate their meals by open fires each day, has a certain charm, as do the camping and campfires that they knew. What can be cooked on a campfire without using the traditional grill you will read all about it in this article.
Something quick and light and easy to pick up during the day, often not even following the usual concept of breakfast, lunch, and dinner. That’s what many people think of, when they think of food during hot summer days. But autumn, that is quite a different story. Autumn has its own rules and, believe it or not, also its own meals: heavier, colourful, and warm, of course. Today we at YT have chosen for you the most typical autumn dishes.
We discussed the difference between fruits and vegetables in our most recent article in the series on Basic Ingredients in the kitchen, this one titled Fruit Prepared Eleven Different Ways. This time we explore the possibilities of using vegetables in the kitchen.
Last week we introduced the category of cereal grains with gluten. This week we shall complete the chapter by listing gluten free grains for those who want to – or who have to – consume gluten free food.
Bread has been an important factor in the human diet since the earliest times. Bread also appears in many idioms and sayings, and bread exists in most cultures in various forms. The importance of flour as the crucial ingredient in making bread is obvious, and it isn’t limited to bread. Today we examine the usual and unusual uses of cereal grains.
In many countries, specially Asian countries, rice is the essential ingredient in many dishes. Apart from the obvious cooked rice there is an unlimited range of delicious dishes that will satisfy your taste buds and persuade you that rice is far more than just a side dish. Just make sure to use the right rice for the various cuisines and dishes.
This number in our series on basic food preparation is dedicated to one of the most variable items in our menus - milk. Milk becomes part of our diet the day we are born and stays with us throughout our lives. The variety of milk products is simply endless, and equally various are the sources of milk, including cow's milk and goat milk and continuing to sheep or buffalo milk. Check out the foods that are based on milk.
Recently we started a series of articles dedicated to the different ways to prepare the basic ingredients in cooking. Last week we addressed the many ways to prepare eggs, and this week we explore another common ingredient that appears in many dishes – the potato.