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How to Sauté Onions?How to Sauté Onions?Sautéing is a culinary technique with which products are cooked over high heat, with a minimum amount of fat, for a short amount of time and with frequent stirring so the products do not burn. Most often, to avoid sti...
How to Stew Mushrooms?How to Stew Mushrooms?The most commonly used mushrooms in cooking are field mushrooms. They have a pleasant taste and their caps are white or brownish-yellow colored / the so-called brown field mushrooms. They are low in calories and suitab...
When and How to Soak the Rice?When and How to Soak the Rice?It all depends on the type of rice you want to cook. If you use parboiled, in which case the rice is partially cooked, there is no need to soak it. The different varieties of white rice may not need soaking b...
How Long to Boil Rice for?How Long to Boil Rice for?We have said many times that preparing rice is an art that requires experience and knowledge. Improper cooking or frying of rice can cause you to serve your family and guests a sticky shapeless mass, that will certainl...
How To Clean Fresh Mushrooms?How To Clean Fresh Mushrooms?The nutritional value of mushrooms is not inferior compared to the healthiest vegetables. Most of them are water based, but they contain about 3 percent protein substances, which contain almost all the healthy digestib...
How to Clean Mussels?How to Clean Mussels?Cleaning mussels is not a complicated task, but it is extremely important in part of their preparation. The first thing you need to do is to inspect the mussels and remove the defective ones. How do we know which ones ...
How To Thicken Flour?How To Thicken Flour?Thickeners give the dishes we prepare a thicker and more complete taste. One of the most used thickeners in the world is the flour thickener. There are two main types of thickeners - light and dark and they are determ...
How To Melt Butter?How To Melt Butter?Quality butter is quite solid when stored in the refrigerator. But sometimes we have to use it right away and we don't have time to wait for it to cool down to room temperature, which is the best way to melt butter. ...
How to Make Dough with More Elasticity?How to Make Dough with More Elasticity?Gluten is a protein compound, obtained by combining the two main proteins in wheat - gliadin and glutenin, which are activated by adding water and kneading the dough. Fibers of gluten are formed, creating a strong an...
How to Knead Dough?How to Knead Dough?Homemade pastry is much tastier and more fragrant than the store-bought ones. They are preferable because we know what ingredients we have used to make them and they're much tastier. But how do we knead dough well? In...
How To Knead A Hard Dough?How To Knead A Hard Dough?Kneading dough is an art form, no matter that with these measures and weights it looks more like science. The goal of every housewife is to prepare the perfect soft, medium hard or hard dough and use it to bake cake b...
How Long Do We Boil A Chicken For?How Long Do We Boil A Chicken For?Boiling a chicken, as well as any other meat, depends mainly on its size. Thus, for the individual parts of the chicken, you will need less boiling time than if you boil a whole chicken. It only takes 30 minutes to...
How Should Bananas Be Stored?How Should Bananas Be Stored?Not all fruits and vegetables need to be refrigerated to stay fresh for long and retain their beneficial and nutritional properties to the maximum. Bananas are a typical example of how some fruits are much better at ...
Are Overripe Bananas Healthy Or Unhealthy?Are Overripe Bananas Healthy Or Unhealthy?Bananas are a favorite fruit, offering us endless possibilities for consumption. For example, raw in fruit salads, drinks and purees, as well as in countless sweet temptations, desserts and sauces. This f...
How To Make Milk Out Of Cashew?How To Make Milk Out Of Cashew?Cashew milk is very easy to make. In general, the nut itself is much softer and more suitable for grinding than others. However, we must first soak the cashew in water overnight, as this will soften it significantly an...