Sweet Potato Soup

Sweet potatoes have a much more complex blend of starches and sugars, and because of this they benefit greatly from the carmelization that takes place in the roasting process. Their natural sweetness gets intensified and the overall flavor becomes richer. If it sounds like it will turn this recipe into a dessert, don’t be fooled: …

Tips On Cooking Cod

Plain and simple cooking And what could be more ideal than Fish and Chips. Choose a prime fillet of fish of around 200 g, with skin on but pin boned, coat in flour and dip in your batter. The batter can consist of a whole variety of ingredients from just plain flour and beer, to …

Preparing Alaskan King Crab

The bulk of Alaskan Crab consumed in North America is pre-cooked and frozen, a practice that would not be tolerated by seafood eaters in the rest of the world. Where the emphasis is on buying shellfish such as Crab or Lobster. Fresh shellfish does not benefit from being frozen – moisture, texture and flavour will …

Steel Cut Oats vs Rolled Oats

Steel cut oats, or Irish oats as they’re often called, are made when the groats are cut into smaller pieces. That’s it. There is no other process. Unlike the rolled variety, which are further processed, these oats look similar to rice and have a more grainy texture when cooked. They are also more chewy and …

Roast a Leg of Lamb

Tips for Even Cooking By trimming and tying your lamb leg, you can promote more even cooking. Ask your butcher to do this for you, or learn to do it yourself. It will involve some tedious steps, such as removing the hip bone, removing the hinged end of the shank bone (if present), trimming excess …

Prepare a Green Tea With Lemon Grass

Green tea with lemongrass, an ideal drink for summer Green tea, being fresh, herbal, young, aromatically soft and somewhat astringent, is perfect for summer. Of course, it is prepared and drunk at a lower temperature than black tea or red tea. But, in addition, its flavor is more appropriate and the blends that can be …

About Haggis

Robert Burns was a Scottish Nationalist, and was very patriotic. Such was the love for the poet that after his death, Burns Night was celebrated every January 25th – which would have been his birthday. His friends would sit and recite his poems, and when they came to ‘Address to a Haggis’, a steaming haggis …

Make Cream of Broccoli Soup

The art to making a tasty soup is to have a good home-made stock as a base. Chicken stock is easy to make and you can freeze it for future use. You need a chicken carcass, a large onion left whole and stuck with cloves, a large carrot halved or quartered, 10 or 12 black …

Miso Soup

Timeline: 8th to 12th century: It was considered to be a luxury food in Japan, and it was only for the noble families or monks. 12th to 16th century: IT was part of the Samurai’s food source, and was made into the soup base for the first time. Simultaneously, it was available to the general …

Vegetable Soup

For starters, this soup is very easy to prepare. With just few easy steps, anyone can prepare it. There are plenty of soups recipes available. You can try out different vegetables every time you prepare it. Although for most recipes, the method of preparation remains the same, it may vary a little depending on the …