Category: Food

Assorted Sweets

One feature that is common in the majority of these packages is that they come filled with exotic sweets, some that you will not find during your regular trips to your favorite confectioneries. The first combination we will be discussing about is the combination of cakes and cookies. Chocolate cakes remain the hot favorite even …

Easy Dessert Decoration

Make it creative as a painting There are many ways to compose a plate. Think about the plate as if it is a blank canvas or as if you were composing the frame for a photograph. Adding totally different textures to the plate adds excitement to the visual charm of course. To illustrate, you could …

Fondant Icing

The icing doesn’t melt: Fondant has a consistency that resembles dough than icing, and due to this it doesn’t melt when you place it outside or in a hot room. This makes it an ideal choice for wedding cakes as no one wants to spend a lot of money on a wedding cake that becomes …

Strawberry Fields Forever

Gathered in the woods by early colonists, foodie president Thomas Jefferson experimented with different varieties in his vast gardens as early as 1789, serving them up at grand dinners to the delight of his guests. His frustration was the small size at that time, still a strain of the Alpine variety which he brought home …

Cookie Monsters

Alexander the Great’s army took a crude form of cookie on their many campaigns, gobbling them as a quick pick-me-up after trouncing and pillaging cities in their path, around the year 327 BC. As they became embraced by much of Europe, there are numerous documents referring to what is now our modern cookies (but no …

Make Raw Food Salads

Fruit Salads Fruit salads are a great pick-me-up in the afternoon due to their natural sugar content. They are also a hit when served as a dessert, even for those who are not raw foodists, as the fruit is naturally sweet. To make a fruit salad, all one needs is a variety of different fruits …

Fruit Salad vs Green Salad

The Fruit Salad is often considered as an appetizer and as a nutritious meal item, both of which are true but also false. A fruit salad is a collection of chosen fruits ranging from citrus, bananas, apples, pears, pineapples, grapes, cherries, and sometimes dairy products like yogurt or sherbet. The collection placed in a small …

Black Bean Salad

A great thing about using beans when you are cooking is that you can add them to salads with lots of great ingredients, and those salads will be very tasty! For example, you can combine them with corn, cilantro, cucumbers, red peppers and scallions and dress with fresh lime juice and you will get a …

Grilling Frozen Meat

Freeze your steak properly While you’ll have a juicier and more tender steak when grilled frozen, how you freeze it contributes to the overall quality of the finished product. When buying your steak, make sure to go for the flattest ones. Then freeze them on a completely flat surface sealed in a re-sealable plastic bag …

Why Vegan Chocolate Is Healthier

Well, in reality, chocolate is indeed vegan since it comes from a plant – the pod of a cocoa tree, so of course the raw form is a vegetarian chocolate. But, before it hits the grocery store; it undergoes a lot of processes that involves the addition of additives such as sugar, milk fats, milk …