Category Archives for "Condiments"

What Does Saffron Taste Like? This Challenge Is A Test Of Taste!
Aug 21

What Does Saffron Taste Like? This Challenge Is A Test Of Taste!

By Rose | Condiments

Some say it’s bitter, semi-sweet, subtle, floral or honey-like. But what about you? What does saffron taste like to you? All the different feedback makes saffron a little bit intriguing.

Are you familiar with this herb? Have you tried it with a dish? I bet you have your own view on what it tastes like! Today, I’ll cook a recipe that uses saffron, and then I’ll tell you what I think it tastes like. Stick with me to find out. Curious?

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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 | Baking , 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 surprising that people ask for a tamarind paste substitute, as this ingredient is the Holy Grail for fans of Thai-based recipes. You can also spot this paste in some Mexican and Indian cuisines.

Tamarind paste is derived from the fruit tamarind, which is a small pod with a sour flavor and sticky texture. This fruit is commonly found in many Asian countries, such as Thailand and the Philippines. You can also spot variants of it in areas like Mexico.

If you can’t find tamarind paste, there are still some good alternatives to it that you can find, as this ingredient is not the only agent that can provide the sour flavour that many dishes require. Check out the next section for the best 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 to. This question seems trivial for some people, who will say: “It is just garlic”. But for me, it is important. I consider this to be the most necessary staple in the kitchen. Anyone can use it for various cuisines and recipes, and you will love the health benefits too.

This is why many people try to hoard this item in their pantries. But, despite having a long shelf life, it will eventually go bad. This is the result of a number of different factors. Let me explain them to 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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