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Cooking for Diabetics

Everyone loves a nice sweet treat. However, for millions of people around the world, sweets can be a very dangerous threat. Diabetes is estimated to affect 285 million people around the world, and for diabetic a simple sugary treat is … Continue reading

Cooking Vegetarian with Meat Substitutes

Have you been trying to go vegetarian but have a weakness when it comes to meat? You shouldn’t be ashamed. Most people who quit their aspirations to become vegetarians simply cannot move past their love of meat. Luckily, there are … Continue reading

Choosing the Right Barbeque

    If you are like me, you love outdoor cooking on a charcoal grill or barbecue. There is nothing better than sitting outside on a nice summer afternoon or evening, enjoying the warmth of your grill or fire pit, … Continue reading

Preparation & Cooking Potatoes

The potato is one of the world's most popular vegetable, grown in almost every country. There are many different varieties, native to these countries.  As a result of this, the potato suits most cooking styles and is perhaps the most versatile … Continue reading

Buying the Right Cut of Beef

Beef comes from bullocks and heifers which have never calved. The male produces the leaner meat but the heifer carries less bone. The best beef comes from young animals, but this must still be hung after slaughtering. With properly hung meat, lean meat … Continue reading

Food with Wine

 This county traditionally imports its wines from France, Germany and Italy. Wines are also imported from Portugal, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Austria, New Zealand, Australia, North Africa and Chile. The choice of wines available can be confusing, and the best adviser is the wine … Continue reading

British Cheeses

 If you like me enjoy cheese, there are a wide variety of cheeses available in the UK, either home produced or imported. These include hard, semi-soft and creamy cheeses. The vast choice brings its own problems, however, since supermarkets have … Continue reading

How to Make the Perfect Pastry

Making the perfect pastry is often one of the most difficult cooking tasks to master, but it can be done.  With a little practice, the right recipe, tools, and techniques, you can make perfect pastry that will allow you to … Continue reading

Choosing the Right Chopping Board

If you are new to cooking, you may think that a cutting board is a cutting board, plain and simple. However, you may be surprised to know that there is far more that goes into the science of using cutting … Continue reading