Category Archives for "Condiments"

Gluten-Free Baking: What Is There To Know About Xanthan Gum?
Mar 23

Gluten-Free Baking: What Is There To Know About Xanthan Gum?

By Rose | Condiments

Xanthan Gum is one of the most useful breakthroughs in terms of food science after discovering yeast. All natural, Xanthan Gum can be compared to yeast and vinegar. Being fermented from a type of bacteria called Xanthomonas campestris, it was named from the bacteria itself. Used worldwide, Xanthan Gum is very popular and beneficial as food additive.

Is Xanthan Gum harmless? What is the substitute? And where to buy them? Read more to know!

Continue reading
Curry Paste Vs. Curry Powder! Which Is The Best Choice For You?
Jan 01

Curry Paste Vs. Curry Powder! Which Is The Best Choice For You?

By Rose | Condiments

Curry is India’s most popular contribution to the culinary world. There are so many variations, from chicken to goat. But there is one key ingredient that is always present in this dish, and that is curry powder or paste. A lot of good cooks automatically assume a lot of things about curry paste and powder that are untrue. Some claim that one is better than the other and this is simply misleading to curry lovers everywhere.

Both have their advantages and disadvantages, and if you really want a great curry experience then it is best to know when to use which one.

Continue reading
Kaffir lime leaves substitute
Dec 25

What Are The Best Substitutes For Kaffir Lime Leaves?

By Rose | Condiments

Though food experimentation became an addicting activity, there would always be times when you get frustrated. You might encounter a recipe which requires a particular ingredient that’s as rare as a diamond to find like Kaffir lime leaves.

Though you have no choice but to say goodbye to the recipes with Kaffir leaves before, now there are known substitutes which you could use.

Continue reading
marinara vs pizza sauce
Dec 18

Marinara Vs. Pizza Sauce: Who Wins The Best Sauce Award?

By Rose | Condiments

Sauces all over the world can be so diverse. The recipes vary from one culture, country, and person to another. If you are curious and would like to do a little research, you’ll be surprised that there are American, Italian, and Asian sauces out there.

But for now, we are going to dig deeper to find out more about two Italian sauces that are distinctive, but also alike – marinara sauce vs pizza sauce.

Continue reading
Aug 19

Olive Vs Canola: Who Wins In The Battle Of Oils?

By Rose | Condiments

Are you confused about choosing the right cooking oil for your recipe? Through the years, many brands and varieties of oils have been introduced to change the way that food is cooked. Among the most popular ones are olive and canola because of their attractive heart-friendly properties. But as we all know, in cooking, there is only one oil to choose.

Though they have some similarities, these oils are different to each other in a lot of ways. Therefore, to make it less confusing, here are the best ways to differentiate between olive oil and canola oil.

Continue reading