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can you freeze a cheese ball
Cooking Tips
1st June 2020

Can You Freeze A Cheese Ball?

A cheese ball is a delightful thing. Small enough to pop into your mouth, tasty enough to suit the most diverse of palates, and versatile enough that you can put pretty much anything into them. They are fun to make and to eat, and can be made with a huge…
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can you freeze eggplant parmesan
Cooking Tips
29th May 2020

Can You Freeze Eggplant Parmesan?

If you are a fan of Italian food, or if you have a non meat eater coming for dinner, chances are you’ve heard of Eggplant Parmesan. It’s delicious, filling and very healthy, and uses neither meat nor pasta. it makes a wonderfully tasty main dish, ideal for vegetarians and those…
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why are there fruit flies in my bathroom
Cooking Tips
28th May 2020

Why Are There Fruit Flies In My Bathroom?

You would expect to find fruit flies where there is fruit, right? Or at the very least where there is food and leftovers. So why are there fruit flies in my bathroom, I hear you cry? Fruit flies are not especially fussy; obviously they prefer places where they have easy…
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how to keep fruit flies away from bananas
Cooking Tips
27th May 2020

How To Keep Fruit Flies Away From Bananas?

Fruit flies are attracted to fruit, and bananas give off a particularly attractive to smell to them as they ripen. Bananas also “go over” very quickly, so they are an especial favourite of fruit flies, who like rotting organic matter the best. If you are tired of seeing clouds of…
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how to get rid of fruit flies in a restaurant
Cooking Tips
26th May 2020

How To Get Rid Of Fruit Flies In A Restaurant?

Fruit flies are an irritating nuisance around the house, in your kitchen or bathroom. This irritation is magnified a thousand fold in a restaurant, where the very last thing you need is insects flying around! These little insects cannot bite, so they are no direct threat to us - but…
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gas vs induction cooking
Cooking Tips
17th August 2019

Gas Vs Induction Cooking: Pros And Cons

Gas vs induction cooking, what's better? Gas stoves have been used a lot longer than induction cooktops. They are the automatic choice for most people looking for a new cooktop for their kitchen. But induction cooking has become more popular in recent decades. It offers many advantages over a traditional…
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how to cook a steak with a torch
Cooking Tips
13th May 2019

How To Cook A Steak With A Torch

A pan or grill doesn’t allow for the precise cooking that a perfect uniformly done steak requires. Because the heat spreads so fast inside outer layers of the meat, you get a juicy medium center, a beautiful browned crust but an unappealing gray section just on the inside. You’ve probably…
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how to cook creme brulee without a torch
Cooking Tips
10th May 2019

How To Cook Creme Brulee Without A Torch

The most exciting part of eating a crème brûlée is the crispy caramelized top. The rasping sound of the spoon breaking through the crust already gets my mouth watering. Eating it is even better. Most crème brûlée recipes call for using a blowtorch to get that perfect almost-burnt finish. The…
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can you freeze sourdough bread dough
Cooking Tips
11th October 2018

Can You Freeze Sourdough Bread Dough

Yes you can. In fact, it is the best way to store sourdough bread if you are not planning to eat all of it in a few days. Sourdough bread, whether bought from the store or baked at home, lasts 4-5 days (when stored properly). This is longer than other…
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how to make bread last longer
Cooking Tips
10th October 2018

How To Make Bread Last Longer

While different types of bread go stale at different speeds (fresh home baked bread lasts 2-3 days while store-bought bread can go for up to 7 days), none of them will keep beyond a week at room temperature. So how to make bread last longer? How to keep it from…
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