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6 Desserts That Are Easier to Make Yourself Than You Thought

6 Desserts That Are Easier to Make Yourself Than You Thought

Baking and cooking shows can have us drooling over delicious desserts we all want to eat. If you’re someone who likes to cook or bake, or you’re interested in starting, you might also be interested in making some of them yourself. But some desserts can […]

How To Match Your Side Dish With Your Main Meal

How To Match Your Side Dish With Your Main Meal

Not everyone has the time to cook daily; even those that do, try to minimize the time spent in the kitchen. It explains why some households prefer to cook in bulk and store them in sizable freezer-safe containers until they run out of food. Meanwhile, […]

3 Ways To Instantly Improving Your Home Cooking Game

3 Ways To Instantly Improving Your Home Cooking Game

Every nutritionist knows that the components and nutrients in our food are never disembodied from the desire to cook at home and the willingness to try new things in the kitchen. As such, they tend to provide advice that will be sustainable to follow, rather than simply telling you to eat a boring diet and to throw a bunch of supplements in to hit your vitamin needs, which will be an unhealthy approach.

That said, it can be hard to figure out the right meals to cook when trying to hit our macros and micronutrients. This is especially true if we’re following a specific diet for health reasons. In this post, however, we think it could be helpful to instantly discuss measures to improve your home cooking game. The more you can fall in love with cooking, learn specific kitchen skills and invest in your home cookware, the more inspired you’ll be to keep your healthy approach over the years.

So, let’s consider how you might consider that approach and the degree to which it aids you:

Perfect Garnishes & Presentation

Anthony Bourdain, in his famous book ‘Kitchen Confidential, said that if you can get garnishes and embellishments right, you automatically become so much better at presentation. For instance, crafting a little sauce and then carefully pouring it over your food or placing it in a single line, adding some pea shoots or herbs to the main protein of the meal, and making sure distinctive items are placed in proportion to one another, and at the appropriate sizes, you automatically make anything you eat so much prettier and appetizing to look at. This kind of celebratory addition helps you add some more love to your cooking. Strangely, fun additions like this always improve your eating experience.

Make Certain Ingredients From Scratch

You’re in luck if you learn to make a singular ingredient from scratch using its constituent elements. For example, a fresh pasta recipe can allow you to make the most of rolling out your pasta sheets or noodles, allowing this beautifully, utterly fresh creation to soak up all of the sauce and proteins of your main accompaniment. It’s hard not to look at your attempts, even if you have to try this a few times, with complete and utter pride. You’ll also be within your rights to feel that sense of achievement.

Try Different Cookware

Collecting different cookware over time is always good because using different pots, pans, and material types will help you understand how to cook in different conditions and which tool is best for which job. It’s a point of pride for a home cook to purchase their first dutch oven for stews and chilis. From there, you might use stainless steel cookware to heat the pan before applying oil to avoid sticking to cook well without the chance of non-stick toxins getting into your food. In the long run, various tools, even a pasta sheet maker, can help you feel more ownership and versatility in your kitchen.

With this advice, you’re sure to improve your home cooking game instantly – and most importantly, have fun when learning more recipes.

5 Delicious and Hearty Winter Dishes for Those Cold Nights

5 Delicious and Hearty Winter Dishes for Those Cold Nights

The crisp air and frosty days make it the perfect time to cozy up with a steaming mug of your favorite drink and a home-cooked meal. After all, what’s better than sinking your teeth into something warm and filling on those cold nights? As winter […]

5 Healthy Cooking Tips for Beginners

5 Healthy Cooking Tips for Beginners

If you are looking to cook healthier meals but don’t know where to start, you’re in luck. This blog post will share with you five healthy cooking tips for beginners. These tips will help make cooking at home easier and more enjoyable while also helping […]

How to Discover the Joy of Cooking

How to Discover the Joy of Cooking

While some people love to cook up a storm in the kitchen, others see making meals as a routine task that needs to be completed but would rather order takeout or eat convenience foods. However, this means you are missing out on the joy cooking can bring to your life and how it can positively impact you. 

Eating is one of life’s great pleasures, and having the opportunity to make the most of this is a great privilege. Cooking is an essential life skill, and feeling confident in the kitchen is a great way to ensure you can always take care of yourself and that you will never go hungry. If you are keen to discover a passion for food, you should find that these tips help you to get started on your journey:

Seek Out Inspiration

Cooking inspiration is all around once you start to look. A great way to begin building your cookery knowledge and developing an understanding of cooking is to start watching cookery shows on television and to begin following food bloggers on social media. You will gain loads of inspiration and plenty of tips and tricks when you do this, and before you know it, you will be hooked on watching cookery shows and online tutorials.

You will gain loads of inspiration and plenty of tips and tricks when you do this, and before you know it, you will be hooked on watching cookery shows and online tutorials. It may even inspire you to a healthier lifestyle; what you eat plays a significant role—getting ideas for those homemade meals that are healthy and energizing food which can be a great way to reduce stress and boost your mood. And if you’re looking for inspiration, plenty of cookbooks and online resources are available to help you get started. So if you’re looking to improve your health, cooking at home is a great place to start.

Start Simple

If the pressure of cooking prevents you from doing it, taking a breath and starting over can help. Forget about your previous kitchen disasters; taking a different approach to your cooking is the best solution. When you start afresh, you have the opportunity to build your confidence. Starting with simple meals is the best way to begin. Trying something too ambitious right away can make the process unnecessarily stressful, so finding a simple recipe you think sounds delicious is a great starting point. Once you discover that you are capable of making tasty meals and begin to enjoy the food that you cook, you should find that your confidence grows further.

Try Different Cooking Methods

Once you have mastered the basics, you may feel ready to start experimenting more with your cooking. Trying out different cooking appliances and gadgets can be a great way to do this. If you have an air fryer that you have never used before, now is the time to get it working so you can start making delicious meals with it. Air fryers are capable of cooking a wide range of foods, including international dishes you may not have tried before. So, learning how to make falafel in an air fryer or oven is a great way to begin expanding your cooking knowledge and skills while enjoying new flavours at the same time.

Conclusion

While cooking can seem a little scary if you have never really done it before, it is something that can bring a huge amount of pleasure into your life. Stepping into the kitchen and allowing yourself the chance to experiment and develop your cooking skills is a great way to build your confidence and nurture your new interest.

Pork, Rice & Plantain Stuffed Peppers

Pork, Rice & Plantain Stuffed Peppers

Pork, Rice and Fried Plantain Stuffed Peppers topped with some Mozzarella Cheeesseee 😁 Love in my mouth and this was worth every second 😋 Ingredients 2 lbs Chopped Pork Meat 2 tbsp of Butter 1/4 Cup of Oil 3 tsp Garlic and chili paste 3 […]

Buckwheat Banana Bread

Buckwheat Banana Bread

Made this beauty a while ago, still enjoying this deliciousness 😋 1 or maybe 2 a day wont hurt nobody 😁 I have a lot of ways I make my banana bread, my love for banana bread is unending, beyond explanation 😍This recipe produces a […]

Carrot Soup- Topped with Chorizo, Cream & Scallions

Carrot Soup- Topped with Chorizo, Cream & Scallions

Let this bowl of Carrot Soup warm and bright up your day.


Perfect for a cold winter or rainy day. My carrot soup topped with Chorizo, Cream and Scallions 😋

Ingredients

  • 1 Lbs of Carrots ( chopped in chunks)
  • 1 Celery ( chopped in chunks) – 1 Large Sweet Onions (chopped in chunks)
  • 2 Cup of Chicken Broth
  • 1 tsp of Black Pepper
  • Kosher Salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 tbsp of Butter
  • 2 tbsp of Olive Oil
  • Scallions (sliced)
  • 2 Chorizo (sliced)
  • Cream ( for topping)

Method

  • In a pot, heat butter and oil on medium heat until hot.
  • Sauté Chorizo until crisp but not too dry. Remove Chorizo and set aside.
  • Add onion in the same pot and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add your carrots and Celery. Season with black pepper, cayenne and salt. Sauté for an additional 5-7 minutes.
  • Add your chicken broth, cover and cook for 8-10 or until vegetables have softened.
  • Transfer vegetables to blender, add 2 ladles of broth and blend smooth. Add more broth depending on the consistency needed.
  • Once you have achieved desired consistency, taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
  • Serve soup in a bowl and top with chorizo, scallions and cream. Cayenne is optional for topping.
  • Food is ready!!
Corn Coulis

Corn Coulis

Summer Summer Summer Time 🎶Nothing screams summer like corn! Its almost corn season and I am all over it👍 Want something light, creamy and delicious for dinner? Wanna impress your guests at your next dinner party?Try out my Corn Coulis recipe. I served it with […]