Whether you’ve already got the knack for slow-cooked dishes, mastering the art to making a casserole is a fantastic way to cook delicious winter meals. The beauty of the casserole is that it is so simple to make. It’s hard to beat the wonderful flavours and aromas you get from slow-cooked casseroles. Even budget cuts [...]
In the event that you own a bread maker but have been experiencing problems with it, there are several common issues bakers find. These may be caused either by the process of baking or by the quality of the bread maker itself. Here are some common problems: Loaf is too doughy – This problem basically [...]
A Greek-style meal will undoubtedly include any combination of the following: succulent lamb, roasted vegetables, tangy feta and spinach fillings and sweet desserts. Here is our suggestion for a Greek inspired dinner that features all the essential Greek ingredients. Your secret weapon for sure-fire success? Good quality olive oil – the Greeks simply won’t go [...]
Who doesn’t love Mexican food? From cheesy nachos with creamy guacamole to spicy chilli con carne and Mexican rice, there is a Mexican dish to suit every taste, budget and style. Here is a meal plan for the perfect Mexican-style dinner. Sombreros are optional.
Unless you’re a vegetarian, you probably use meat in cooking several times a week. When you follow a recipe, you are usually told which meat cut to use, but it does help to understand the differences, or even learn about some cuts you haven’t encountered before. Brisket: better known as pot roast, brisket is quite [...]
When you begin cake decorating, you can get by with a heavy duty mixer, icing tips, icing bags, cake pans, ready made or recipes for homemade royal icing, mixing bowls, spatulas, and metal icing spatulas. Later on you will want to spread your wings and expand your cake decorating and baking inventory. Below are some [...]
Unless you’re a vegetarian, chances are you probably haven’t tried tofu. Often described as tasting like a “sponge”, non-vegetarians are usually very derogatory towards the vegetarian food. The fact is that even non-vegetarians can enjoy tofu if they know how to use it properly in cooking. Not all vegetarians have to eat tofu. There are [...]