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Get Cooking: Testing some food “rules”

We’ve all learned how to prepare our cooking ingredients to maximize their flavors. For example, peel some vegetables (onions, for example, or rutabaga) because the skins are tough, bitter or useless, But it’s OK to leave some vegetables partially peeled or unpeeled altogether (certain potatoes, say, or Persian cucumbers). Some rules, I never question; they …

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Start cooking authentic Korean American food with these tips: Life Kit: NPR

Korean food is “more vegetable-heavy than people realize, especially at home,” says Eric Kim in his book Korean American: Food That Tastes Like Home. Kim’s book features recipes like Grilled Trumpet Mushrooms with Ssamjang. All photos reprinted from Korean American. Copyright  © 2022 Eric Kim. Photographs copyright  © 2022 Jenny Huang. Published by …

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Far from Ukraine, Indonesia’s poor can’t get cooking oil | Business and Economy

Medan, Indonesia – Each day, Siti Rohani fries hundreds of traditional Indonesian snacks at her roadside stall in Medan, North Sumatra, including three kinds of donuts, fried tempeh and tofu, banana fritters, spring rolls and curry puffs. All that frying means Rohani goes through a lot of cooking oil – up to five liters (169 …

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Five Little Pigs, Wallingford: ‘The cooking really is up to scratch’ – restaurant review | Food

Five Little Pigs, 26 St Mary’s Street, Wallingford OX10 0ET (01491 833 999). Starters £ 3.50- £ 8.50, mains £ 12- £ 25, desserts £ 7- £ 8, wines from £ 22.50 It’s always good to acknowledge your weaknesses. I’m beginning to think melted cheese might be one of mine. The menu at Five Little …

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Why Bon Appétit’s latest cooking video is ‘extremely dangerous’

In 2020, it felt like Bon Appétit’s Test Kitchen was everywhere. The series of videos, populated by a cast of quirky chefs cooking beautifully shot recipes at the food publication’s office, captured the food-loving public’s attention like a Friday-night serial. They were a blockbuster for the magazine until revelations about Bon Appétit’s working conditions – …

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Is Induction Cooking Better Than Gas or Electric?

Boil a pan of water in under three minutes? Melt butter or chocolate quickly, yet without scorching? It’s all possible with an induction cooktop. While cooktops powered by induction heating have been favored across Europe for decades, they are now steadily gaining traction in the United States, where the National Kitchen + Bath Association expects …

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Sustainable cooking: ITC chef explains how sustainability, economy and food innovation can go hand-in-hand

Sustainable cooking: Sustainability is the way forward if we want the Earth to remain habitable for our future generations. More than just being a buzzword, sustainability is immersing itself in different aspects of our lives, be it in fashion, in our everyday living, traveling, and even cooking. While sustainable living and sustainable travel have been …

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Cooking on an empty stomach: ‘It’s not particularly hard… but it is tempting’ | Australian food and drink

While most Muslims prepare to break their fast at sunset during Ramadan, not all will be able to relish the sweet release of their first meal of the day. For those in hospitality like Elzhe Pahir, chef and manager at Tarim Uyghur Handmade Noodles in Auburn, the day ratchets up as sunset approaches. “It’s hard …

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