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How To Measure Your Ingredients For Baking

These basic steps will help you bake consistently good treats.
Unlike cooking, once you put your mixture into the oven, you won’t be able to change its taste and texture. That might scare a few people from baking but actually, it’s an easy problem to solve. All you need to make sure ...

Shop All Things Zero-Waste For Your Kitchen at This Package-Free Store

Humble Market has everything you need to start a sustainable lifestyle.
Being eco-conscious is probably the greatest trend of 2018 and it's good to know that for most people, it's more than just a trend—it's a total lifestyle change. If you're ready to take the next big step from refusing the straw and ...

Yes, You Can Use A Red Onion When You Don't Have White Ones!

Go ahead: chop and use it.
It’s hard to substitute ingredients when you’re a beginner cook. Sometimes, it’s the reason for a dish not working out because the original ingredient may be different from what it should have been. Then, there are recipes which aren’t as specific as ...

Everything You Need to Make Korean Fried Chicken

Make the best tasting and the crunchiest fried chicken you’ll ever bite into.
Some people think the Korean’s double fried chicken is the best food to come from Korean since kimchi. Double fried chicken is cooked exactly as stated: it’s cooked twice. First, it’s cooked over low heat so not only does each chicken piece ...

The Most Useful Substitutions You Need To Know If You're Baking This Christmas

You'll need to know these for your Christmas baking needs.
The holiday can keep households busy with errands that need to be done, parties to prepare for, and other obligations that require your attention. And we know that traffic can keep you from going out just to buy one missing ingredient you ...

Did You Know That You Can Upgrade Your Menudo with Worcestershire Sauce?

Add this flavorful sauce to make your menudo extra delicious!
It may be hard to imagine that just a little bit of this old school sauce can do wonders to your dish. Sure, Worcestershire sauce is similar to our soy sauce, but it has a distinct flavor profile that you wouldn’t think ...

5 Kinds of Onions Every Home Cook Should Know About

Know which ones you should use for salads and onion rings!
Known for their distinct flavor, onions are the ultimate pantry staples! They can be used in a multitude of ways—read on to see what you can do with each kind.1 White shallotsWhile shallots are part of the onion family, they look more ...

Tip of the Week: How to Scale a Recipe

How do you scale a recipe up or down?
.Most recipes serve at least four, but you’re only cooking for two. Or maybe you’re throwing a party and need more servings than a recipe makes. Here's how to scale a recipe up (or down!): Simply get the recipe’s conversion factor—that is, ...

Ingredient Spotlight: Sea Salt

Plus, desserts you can make with this pantry staple!
Sea salt crystals are larger than that of table salt and have delicate salt flakes which are produced through evaporation of ocean water and little processing. They can be ground to sprinkle on meat or fish but sea salt can also be ...

Banoffee Milkshake

Who doesn't love a nice, rich slice of banoffee pie in milkshake form too?
Who doesn't love a nice, rich slice of banoffee pie? Look, you can have it in milkshake form too! Sip away! ...

Know Your Lettuce

Know which greens can go into your salad bowl.
There are other varieties to throw into your salad, so the next time you’re at the supermarket or even the wet market, keep an eye out for these:                                                        ...

10 Ideas: Curry Powder

Here are 10 new ways to use it.
Though Indian in origin, curry powder has become a beloved ingredient the world over. Here are 10 new ways to use it.                                                      In this Mango Shrimp Curry, the mango's sweetness complements the curry's heat perfectly.                         ...

Here's To Your Health: 5 Facts About Tofu

We make a case for the bean curd!
                                                                                 Go meatless! For recipes, click tofu recipes 1  Soy yummyTofu or bean curd, which originated from China, is the pressed curd of coagulated soy milk. It has a neutral flavor and an appearance and texture similar to fresh cheese. 2  ...

Baking Ingredient Substitutions

No cake flour? No buttermilk? Here are some ingredient substitutions that might come in handy.
Here are some ingredient substitutions that might come in handy the next time you find yourself in a baking fix.      If the recipe calls for...You can substitute with…1 cup cake flour1 cup minus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour1 cup all-purpose flour1 ...

3 Ways to Enjoy Yogurt

Creative ideas for dressing up this dairy product.
Love Making Homemade Yogurt?  Here are three ideas for dressing up this dairy product. See gallery below.Want more? Click for more yogurt recipesPhotography by Kai Huang | Styling by Liezl Yap ...

Try These Nifty Tricks: Make Your Herbs Last Longer!

Here are handy hints for handling herbs.
Got extra herbs? Save them for your next recipe! We school you on three ways to preserve them (click the slideshow!). RELATED articles: Thinking of being an herb grower?, Know Your HerbsPhotography by Enrico Gutierrez | Styling by Liezl Yap | Demonstration ...

ASK YUMMY: What is the Difference Between Gelatin and Gulaman?

Learn the difference between these two ingredients.
What is the difference between gelatin and gulaman?The main difference between gelatin and gulaman is their source. Gelatin is a protein substance derived from collagen found in animal skin and bones. Gulaman (known as agar or agar agar in English), on the ...

How to Chiffonade Basil

For that gourmet touch, this technique is perfect for flat herbs.
For that gourmet touch, this technique is perfect on spinach, mint, basil, and other leafy herbs.                                                 Check out the gallery to learn how to chiffonade like a pro!For recipes with  basil, CLICK HEREPhotography by Enrico Gutierrez |  Styling by Liezl Yap ...

How To Use Lemongrass

Here are handy hints for handling herbs.
For a gourmet touch, flavor and garnish dishes with lemongrass. CLICK HERE for RECIPES WITH LEMONGRASSPhotography by Enrico Gutierrez | Text, Research, and Styling by Liezl Yap | Demonstration by Rachelle Santos | Props from Saizen (jar and glass) ...

How to Measure Ingredients Properly

The wrong measurements can spell the difference between delightful and disaster.
The wrong measurement can spell the difference between delightful and disaster. Click on the slideshow to learn how to do it right! Photography by Enrico Gutierrez | Text, Research, Styling, and Demonstration by Liezl Yap | Props from Saizen (measuring cups and ...
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