where to buy mirin

Where to Buy Mirin

Reading Time: 5 minutes If you have ever made any Japanese food at home, you have no doubt seen the mention of this mysterious, yet essential component: Mirin. Mirin is used throughout Japanese cooking and is a key ingredient in well-known sauces like teriyaki. But have you ever stopped and thought that Mirin actually is? Do you know the …

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what is creamed coconut

What is Creamed Coconut?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Have you ever been in a supermarket aisle with the sole objective of acquiring some Creamed Coconut only to be faced with what seems like an impossible challenge?  Staring right back at you from the shelf you have Creamed Coconut, Coconut Cream, Coconut Milk & Coconut Oil – What does it all mean?! What is …

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Can you freeze double cream?

Can you Freeze Double Cream?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Have you ever made a recipe that requires double cream? Of course you have! You’ve probably also wondered “Can you freeze double cream?” right? Well you have come to the right place! Double cream is a key ingredient in soups, desserts, soups, pasta and more! This is all great, however, in most recipes, it only …

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red pepper flakes

All About Red Pepper Flakes

Reading Time: 5 minutes Whether it’s on the shelf of a restaurant or your kitchen, you can see red pepper flakes everywhere. There’s no doubt that we all have used or experienced red pepper flakes on our food, at least once. But have you ever wondered what they are? Questions like, where do they come from, what peppers are …

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Espresso Martini

How to make the BEST Espresso Martini in 60 seconds.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ingredients 25ml Coffee 25ml Coffee Liqueur 7.5ml Sugar Syrup 25ml Vodka Equipment Cocktail Shaker Instructions An Espresso Martini has to be one of the easiest, yet most sophisticated cocktails you can make in the comfort of your own home. It’s the perfect drink to impress at a dinner party, or to make when you need …

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What the Food is a podcast about food (who’d have guessed that ey?). We talk about the origins, history and everything in the middle of dishes from all around the world, both popular and obscure.