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The Difference Between Curry and Masala: The Ultimate Guide

One of my favorite things about traveling the world is having the opportunity to try new cuisines. I love experimenting with different spices and have found a lot of inspiration for cooking at home by trying all kinds of dishes on my trips. One thing that I’ve noticed in many cultures is that there are …

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How To Thicken Carbonara Sauce? A Few Useful Tips

Carbonara is a very delicious dish, and at least in my country, it is the most well-known pasta dish. When making carbonara, it is important to know how to thicken the carbonara sauce since this is one of the most common mistakes when making a good delicious carbonara. It is important to talk from the …

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Korma vs. Tikka Masala – Differences & Similarities

If you really like Indian food but have a hard time deciding what to order from an Indian restaurant, you are not alone. I know the feeling since there are a lot of different sauce types that have various ingredients, but the name doesn’t tell you a lot about what they are made of. This …

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Does Marinara Sauce Have Meat ? Here’s What’s Really In It

There is a lot of confusion between marinara sauce, tomato sauce, and bolognese sauce, and it’s totally understandable.  They look the same, and in many cases, people who will serve you at a restaurant don’t know the difference either. After all, not everybody is an Italian Chef. Me neither, so I decided to do a …

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Caramel Sauce VS Caramel Syrup – 4 Key Differences & How To Make Them

Maybe you know the feeling of asking a barista to put some “caramel syrup, or sauce or whatever it is in your coffee.” If you don’t work in a field that involves food or beverages, those two can seem to be the same thing. I think there are a lot of menus out there that …

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Does Gravy Have Dairy ? Here’s What’s In It

Soups and gravies are two of the best parts of winter. With all the cold weather, they’re a great way to make your house feel cozy and warm. And they’re arguably one of the best things about Thanksgiving. If you’re looking for vegan or dairy-free meals, you’re likely wondering whether gravy is a good choice …

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Why Is Ketchup Red ? – It Is Dyed Or Natural ?

Ketchup is one of those condiments no one thinks about yet everyone has at least two bottles of it: one sweet, one spicy. It’s in everything, and in every diner, it comes with every pizza box, and it’s one of the first things you reach for when that burger tastes sub-par.  And one thing is …

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White VS Red Sauce – How They Differ & A Few Delicious Alternatives

Pasta sauce is always a tough choice: should you go for red or white pasta ? Both have their pros and cons, and it’s hard to settle on just one sauce. There are people who love both sauces and people who really can’t stand one or the other, so deciding on the one sauce can …

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Pico De Gallo VS Salsa – How They Differ & How To Use Them

If you’re having a Mexican-themed lunch or dinner, you’re likely debating whether to go for the better-known salsa, or try out pico de gallo. Most people have heard of or have had some form of salsa, but many are unfamiliar with pico de gallo and thus may be unsure which would pair best with dinner.  …

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Can Vinaigrette Be Left Out & Other FAQs

Vinaigrettes are definitely a culinary art. How much oil, how much vinegar, what seasoning, and how much per salad is definitely up to the chef. One thing’s certain, vinaigrettes are simpler yet better than most salad dressings out there. Especially if the vinaigrette is home-made, just the way you like it. You can easily find …

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Mayonnaise Substitute – 9 Creamy Ideas To Try Next

It’s hard to imagine life without mayonnaise, but sometimes you’re faced with such an option. Whether you dislike mayo, can’t find any, or you disagree with some of the ingredients, there are ways around mayonnaise. This is a common ingredient to bind food items together, since it’s so sticky and smooth. So when looking for …

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Why Is Mayo White ? 3 Reasons It’s So Pale(Store bought Vs Homemade)

Mayonnaise is so much a part of Western culture we seem to put it in everything. Or everything in it. From salad to fries to burgers to pizza, turning it into different sauces for a roast, anything. For this amount of mayo, there’s got to be a large production of the condiment. And so there …

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Why Is Mustard Yellow ? Here’s The Real Thing

Mustard is so often used in parks, at picnics, at a barbecue, on roadtrips, it’s in your burger and potato salad, it’s everywhere ! It add a nice pungent, sharp, sometimes hot flavor to whatever you’re eating. And in some cases it can be the saving grace of some meals. Have you ever wondered why …

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Can You Reheat Gravy ? Yes, And Here’s How To Do It Properly

Gravy is probably one of the best Thanksgiving leftovers, and we’ll tell you why. It goes great on everything, you can freeze some for later and pop it out for some amazing fries, and it’s great as a sauce on a sandwich or burger ! It can even be the base for a really delicious …

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Tomato Sauce VS Ketchup – 4 Important Differences

When it comes to tomato sauce, you’d think they’re all the same. In the end, they’re tomato-based and that’s that. But oh boy do they differ ! Tomatoes are an amazing base for a sauce, but there are some many things you can do with them that it’s really a shame to class them all …

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Should Tomato Sauce Be Covered When Cooking ? Yes, And Here’s Why

You’re making your own tomato sauce at home, and you’re really proud of yourself. Whether you’re going to use it after cooking or can it for later, you’re left with a simmering pot. Should you put a lid on it, or leave it uncovered ? There are pros and cons for each choice, but which …

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Should You Add Sugar To Pizza Sauce ? No, And Here’s Why

If you’re making your own pizza at home then you’re likely also making the pizza sauce. A commendable endeavor, but you’ve probably noticed it’s not so easy to get right. You’d think something based on tomatoes would be pretty simple, right ? Well, that’s probably where most people go wrong. Underestimating the complexity of a …

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Should Pizza Sauce Be Cooked ? Can You Eat It Raw ?

Fallen in love with pizza and looking to make your own at home ? That’s actually a very common situation, and we’re glad you’re taking matters into your own hands. However you’ve likely noticed some difference between your home made pizza and the delivery you get. Is it the sauce maybe ? Do you have …

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