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Tomato Paste VS Sauce & How To Use Both

Tomatoes are a key ingredient in many dishes, and they’re available in many forms, including tomato paste and tomato sauce. You may be wondering how they’re any different, and which you should use in your cooking. The thing is, they are quite different but both are extremely versatile. Let’s take a look at tomato paste …

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Can You Overcook Soup ? Does It Get Better In Time ?

Wondering if you’ve overcooked your dinner ? Sometimes you get it right, sometimes you get it wrong. Some of the best cooks out there have had their occasional fail, and that’s okay. But can you actually overcook soups ? Aren’t they supposed to be simmered for eternity anyway ? What is an overcooked soup in …

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Can You Reheat Broccoli ? How Long Does It Last ?

Broccoli, it’s become one of the staples of healthy eating, and for good reason. But it’s also notoriously hard to get right, in terms of texture. For some people it may be a good idea to cook their healthy meals in large batches, and portion them for later in the week (meal prep). And if …

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Do You Need To Peel Carrots ? What If You Don’t ?

Wondering if you should peel those carrots ? After all, they look mostly clean, wouldn’t a quick scrub get them ready for cooking ? Let’s take a look at whether you really need to peel carrots or not, whether there’s any point to keeping the skin on, and why we peel carrots in the first …

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Baking Powder VS Flour (Differences & How They Work)

Baking instructions can sound overwhelming when you’re not very familiar with each ingredient, and it certainly doesn’t help that you’re supposed to measure them very carefully. This is necessary, since baking walks a fine line between art and exact chemistry, and while there is room for error there is very little. So measuring what you …

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Can You Use Basil With Brown Spots ? What About Wilted Basil ?

Basil is one of the most fragrant herbs you could have in your kitchen (or garden) but it’s a very fickle plant, very sensitive and it’s quite tricky to keep alive and healthy. So you’ll often find yourself wondering if that brown spot on basil is fine to eat, or if that slightly wilted leaf …

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Can You Eat Cold Chicken Nuggets? And How To Reheat Them

Chicken nuggets are delicious but can you eat cold chicken nuggets? We all know that most of the time, they are storebought, which means that they are already premade and frozen, so all you have to do is just heat them up. The thing that you have food that was already stored and kept frozen …

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How Long Does Halloumi Last? Opened, Unopened, Cooked Or Frozen

We all know and love halloumi, especially grilled ones, but do you know how long halloumi last? I don’t know why, but my fridge is always full of different kinds of cheese and a lot of dairy products, so I always have this question of how long this or that cheese lasts. The thing is …

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Can You Reheat Halloumi? And How To Do It(Oven, Microwave And More)

Cooking more halloumi than you can eat is quite often because it is a very dense and strong-tasting cheese, so you won’t eat as much as you think. So, this leads us to the next question, can you reheat halloumi? And what are the best ways of doing it without changing the texture and taste that …

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Can You Eat Halloumi Raw? (Without Cooking) + A Few Great Pairings

The first time when we had halloumi was in Cyprus. “Of Course”, halloumi is the most popular cheese in Cyprus since it is one of their signature food. But we never had it raw, so it’s ok if you ask yourself if you can eat raw halloumi without cooking it. Since then, we have had …

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Why Is My Pesto Bitter? How To Remove The Bitterness

We have an entire article about why basil can taste bitter, but why pesto tastes bitter is different since there are more ingredients to it, not only pesto. Yea, the basil having a bitter taste can be one of the reasons for it, but it is not the most common reason for the bitter taste in …

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Why Is Broccoli Rabe Bitter? And How To Remove The Bitterness

Broccoli rabe(Rapini) is not as common as regular broccoli, but many people that tried it said that it tastes bitter, so in this article, we will talk about why broccoli rabe is bitter. It is always annoying when you want to eat vegetables that are not supposed to be bitter, and you find out that …

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What Does Aloe Vera Taste Like? And How To Make It Taste Better!

There is a lot of hype about aloe vera’s health benefits, but not many people talk about what aloe vera taste like, not the store-bought juice that maybe has some sweeteners, flavoring, or sugars but the actual aloe vera plant. Also, the hype is way over the line of actual evidence and studies that confirm …

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Why Is Basil Bitter? Tips On Removing The Bitterness

Basil is an awesome-tasting herb, but sometimes it can get bitter. In this article, we will talk about why basil is bitter and how to remove the bitterness. We all love basil taste in sauces like pesto or tomato-basil sauce and more, but for sure, we don’t think of a bitter taste when we think …

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