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MSG

Buying MSG in the UK – Complete Guide

Reading Time: 9 minutes Whether you’re in the learning process or a seasoned chef – puns intended – you’ll know that cooking is all about picking the right ingredients. Picking inauthentic or subpar ingredients can take any dish from being mouth-watering to entirely forgettable. Depending on the cuisine you’re making, you’ll want to have a professional palate to make …

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Honeycrisp Apple

Honeycrisp Apple UK Equivalent – A Guide

Reading Time: 6 minutes Honeycrisp apples are known for their sweet-tart flavour and crisp bite. Native to America, this high-quality dessert apple is grown in cooler climates. They are typically grown in the Northern and Midwest regions of America. This crunchy and sweet apple was bred for taste. However, it is not easy to grow and store them. Moreover, …

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beef chuck

Beef Chuck In the UK

Reading Time: 6 minutes Everything you need to know about Beef Chuck In the UK If you are a fan of beef steak, you may notice a certain variety is much lower in cost than other cuts of steak i.e. beef chuck. Beef chuck is considered one of the most economical primal cuts. Beef chuck comes from the chest, …

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Honeycrisp Apple

The Complete Guide to British Apples

Reading Time: 8 minutes As orchards bloom, we see every corner grocery store transform into fruity heaven with numerous species of delicious fruits. From peaches to mangoes to juicy red apples, there’s a ton of sweet joy you can experience exploring these fruit species. However, in this article, we will focus mainly on British apples and the different varieties …

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bottarga

What Is Bottarga

Reading Time: 6 minutes What Is Bottarga? How Is It Made and What Does It Taste Like? Bottarga is among the delicacies that are savored all over the world for all the right reasons. Another name for it is karasumi, and it’s served with sake or beer. If you ate it with anju (Korean drinking food) and a swig …

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hard cheese

10 Types of Hard Cheese

Reading Time: 8 minutes Types of Hard Cheese – An Ultimate Guide Do you like your grana soft and ready to grate while your cheddar in chunks? We are not surprised if you do because cheese is one of those delicacies that come in a variety of forms and hard cheese is one of them. As the name implies, …

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Is Tomato Frito the same as Passata

What is Tomato Frito?

Reading Time: 5 minutes What is Tomato Frito? Origin and Uses Spanish cuisine has blessed the world with many delicacies that bring a joyous taste to our recipes and cooking practices. One such delicacy is Tomato Frito, a fried tomato sauce native to many regions of Spain and widely popular among chefs globally. It is a form of tomato …

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Chipotle Paste

6 Chipotle Paste Alternatives

Reading Time: 5 minutes All you need to know about Chipotle paste alternative The chipotle paste is the key ingredient for many Mexican recipes that feature smoked jalapeños and other dried chillies. It brings unique smokiness and spiciness to the Mexican dishes. The secret ingredient is chipotle to make authentic-tasting Tex-Mex dishes. Unfortunately, you can’t find it easily outside Mexico. However, …

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