Category Archives for "Condiments"

Need A Substitute For Dark Brown Sugar? You Make It Now!
Aug 15

Need A Substitute For Dark Brown Sugar? You Make It Now!

By Rose | Condiments

Dark brown sugar is a “grab me” item in my pantry. It’s so versatile, I use it in my sauces for dishes, dessert recipes and even in my baking escapades. You never know when you need to sprinkle some sweet taste on your cooking! It’s best to keep some always in the kitchen. But what if you run out?

I wouldn’t be surprised if you are desperately looking for an alternative. Do you need a substitute for dark brown sugar? I’ve got good news for you. I know exactly what you need! Ready to grab it?

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Looking For Tamarind Paste Substitute? Here Are Four Options
Jul 23

Looking For Tamarind Paste Substitute? Here Are Four Options

By Rose | Condiments

It is not so surprising for me if I see people asking for tamarind paste substitute. Specifically, folks who are a fan of Thai-based recipes, this particular ingredient are a holy grail to them. You could also spot this paste on some Mexican and Indian cuisines.

Tamarind paste is derived from the fruit tamarind. It is a small pod that possesses sour flavor and sticky texture. This fruit is commonly found in many Asian countries such as Thailand and Philippines. However, you could still spot variants of this fruit in areas like Mexico. After all, it is not endemic.

If you can’t find a tamarind paste, there are still some good alternatives for it. This ingredient is not the only agent that can provide your dish with a sour nuance. Check the next section for tamarind paste alternatives.

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Does Garlic Go Bad? (And Other Things You Need To Know About This)
Jul 13

Does Garlic Go Bad? (And Other Things You Need To Know About This)

By Rose | Condiments

Does garlic go bad? It is a lingering question that everyone in the kitchen pretends to know the answer. Fortunately, I did not put my pride on the line when I once baffled by this query. After all, I am not an expert gourmet who knows everything about ingredients and recipes. One day, I asked a fellow chef this question. And her answer amused me.

For some people, this particular confusion seems trivial. I would not even get mad if they would say “that it is just garlic”. But for me, this particular ingredient is quite important. I consider this as the most necessary staple. Anyone can use it for various cuisines and recipes. Of course, the health benefits that this little guy can give are among the things you should certainly love.

These are the reasons why many people are trying to hoard this item on their pantries. But despite having a long shelf life, it is still undeniable that garlic would eventually spoil. Specifically, a clove of garlic can go bad on different factors. Let me discuss them for you.

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Is Soy Sauce Vegan? Facts That You Need To Know
Jun 06

Is Soy Sauce Vegan? The Facts You Need To Know

By Rose | Condiments

Are you a vegan? I’m not, but it took me a while to answer because the terms that are used nowadays confuse me. I thought vegan and vegetarian were just the same. So I started to research the subject to get myself up to date on what is going on in terms of diet. In the past, I used to be completely satisfied with what I knew. Now, when I look around my kitchen, it is not the same.

Is soy sauce vegan? Hold that thought right there! Let me share with you what I know about being a vegan.

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Best Oil For Frying Fish
May 19

12 Best Oils For Frying Fish That Will Make Your Kitchen Super Hot!

By Rose | Condiments , Frying

Have you been using the same cooking oil when frying? Do you know that there are different kinds of oils that you can choose from to make your frying experience much better and healthier? Let me introduce to you some of the choices from the vast number of cooking oils that are available on the market today. I will explain their advantages and uses to give you a hint as to what is the best oil for frying fish. So, keep reading!

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