Choosing the Best Fresh Fish

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30
April

It is a simple fact of life that fresher is better.  Fish is a fragile meat that begins to lose flavor and nutrients mere minutes after being caught.  This is the reason sushi chefs, who rely upon having high quality fish as well as very fresh fish are so very choosy about the fish they use.  What can you learn from the ways sushi chefs choose their fish?

Cooking Class: Cuts of Beef

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30
April

When you wander down the aisle of the Meat section of your local supermarket, you’re confronted by a wide variety of different cuts of meat.  Here’s a list of the various cuts you may encounter and the types of dishes you can prepare with them.

Nothing perks up a cold winter day quite like a steaming mug of mulled cider, and unlike many cold winter treats mulled cider is actually quite quick and easy to make.  If you can boil water, chances are you can make a tasty batch of hot mulled cider to share with family and friends.

We have all heard that fresh vegetables should form a major part of a healthy diet, and nutritional experts recommend that every adult eat at least five servings of vegetables every single day.  Incorporating that many vegetables into a healthy diet is not always easy, but it helps to know how to choose the freshest ones at the market.  The next time you head out to the local farmers market or grocery store, consider these tips for choosing the freshest produce.

Wok cooking tips

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30
April

Ever wanted to know how to use the Chinese wok to prepare healthy Chinese food? It’s simple and easy. You can use the wok for boiling & steaming too. Basically, a wok is a frying pan with a convex bottom used by the Chinese to prepare food. The convex bottom of the wok heats up quickly, thus heating the food, which makes the cooking healthy.