Chicken Broth Recipe
Aug27

Chicken Broth Recipe

You’ve heard it before and you are about to hear it again. Homemade chicken stock is FAR better than canned or boxed. It is fresher and more flavourful, and making it yourself gives you unlimited options as to the flavours and consistency your stock possesses. Every home cook should have stock at hand at all times, and ideally, that stock is homemade. Not only does it taste better and provide you with more options, but there are...

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Home Made Mayonnaise
Aug25

Home Made Mayonnaise

Which came first, the mayo or the egg? Most assuredly it was the egg, since mayonnaise as we know it today did not appear until the 1800s. While some culinary historians observe that a mayonnaise-like mixture of olive oil and egg was consumed by ancient Egyptians and Romans, the mayonnaise that we know today—an emulsion of oil, egg and lemon juice and/or vinegar, plus seasonings—was developed by one of the great chefs of France. Join...

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Mango Dessert
Jun02

Mango Dessert

The mango is known as the ‘king of fruit’ throughout the world.The name ‘mango’ is derived from the Tamil word ‘mangkay’ or ‘man-gay’. When the Portuguese traders settled in Western India they adopted the name as ‘manga’. Mangos originated in East India, Burma and the Andaman Islands bordering the Bay of Bengal. Around the 5th century B.C., Buddhist monks are believed to have...

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Poached Egg Recipe
Jun01

Poached Egg Recipe

Egg “Pashot” or poached egg.  It is egg cooked without a shell, traditionally is considered French cuisine. To prepare egg “Pashot” is not so difficult since most of us have cooked eggs before, but with regards to taste, egg pashot is much gentle. This is also the best method to cook very fresh eggs. It is an efficient way to cook eggs because eggs retain their freshness, will not take too much time and you do not have to clean or...

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Stuffed Eggs With Caviar
Oct02

Stuffed Eggs With Caviar

Caviar is the salted eggs from three types of sturgeon fish, Beluga, Osetra, and Sevruga. The highest quality Caviar comes from the Caspian Sea. The oldest and largest Caviar fisheries in the world are in Astrakhan, Russia. Some of them are as old as 200 years. Caviar is processed by taking the roe (one large sac) and running it over a very fine mesh screen that separates the eggs into separate pieces. The eggs then fall into a large...

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