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.
In our upcoming series of articles we plan to introduce the most basic cooking ingredients and the different ways they can be prepared. We start with eggs and the many ways they can be used in the kitchen.
Vegetarianism is an individual form of catering, and the reasons for it vary from person to person. Nevertheless one thing is quite common, and that is the tendency to modify traditional meat dishes to meet vegetarian standards. Here there are some examples of such alternatives.
Last week we brought you desserts that are perfectly suitable for summer time. This week we check out the best food items to serve on hot, sticky days. Try out some of the best of them.
Easter bread appears in various styles in many countries. It usually is a sweet pastry that complements the festive seasonal atmosphere. While the form can range from a simple loaf to a braided shape (sometimes topped with whole eggs in the form of a nest), the recipe doesn´t vary too much and is so good to eat.
When it comes to meals, the variability of dishes from cuisines around the world has just no end. And we are not talking here simply about meals like fish and chips or spaghetti. Quite understandably, the diversity of ingredients in use varies from place to place; nevertheless, there are countries in this world where the fundamental components of food preparation are rather extreme. For foreigners, extreme, of course. Would you bite into these?
The way to a man's heart is through his stomach, or so goes the old saying. And that should be even more true for the upcoming Valentine‘s Day. This time try out irresistible homemade chocolate pralines with a fruit filling.
For those who judge a country strictly by its cuisine, the following words might be little liberating. Associating beer with Germany or wine with France no longer needs to be absolute, and similarly there may also be some common ground when it comes to food, if looked at more closely.