Okara is soy bean pulp, the leftover solid once soy milk is passed through a nut milk bag. Many people don’t know what to do with this residual pulp and it seems such a waste to throw it out. Good News! Okara is perfectly edible, wonderfully nutritious and very easy to include in your favorite […]
Kiwano Melon / Horned Melon is an exotic oblong fruit having thick orange skin covered with rigid spikes. The spikes or horns are prominent such that when placed on flat surface the Kiwano melon rests entirely on them. I’ve been seeing this funky looking fruit popping up at local grocery stores and got really curious about […]
Almost a year ago I unboxed the Tiger IH 5.5 Cup Rice Cooker and shared with you my initial thoughts. Since then I’ve had ample time to use the multi-cooker to make rice daily, prepare simple dishes, tryout new recipes and functions and test with my recipes. I am pleased to share I am really […]
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and it’s the perfect time to celebrate green foods whether you’re Irish or otherwise. 🙂 I certainly adore green foods because Vietnamese cuisine offers a plethora of verdant foods from lush vegetables and herbs to vividly colored desserts and cakes.
The Cuckoo ICOOK Q5 Electric Multi Pressure Cooker is the latest in smart kitchen appliances and today I am unboxing one and sharing my initial thoughts with you. Most of you already know I am a HUGE fan of kitchen appliances offering multiple cooking functions and innovative technology. The Cuckoo ICOOK Q5 (5 quart capacity) touts 8 […]
How often do you think about the wonderful household invention we call a “stove”? Probably not very often, yet most of us use it daily to prepare our meals. We simply walk up to it, turn it on and expect it to provide a range of heating options for cooking. Now imagine you don’t have […]
Do you have a stained aluminum steamer covered with ugly grey and brown spots? No matter how hard you scrub, the stubborn spots in the bottom basin can’t be removed. The good news is there is an ingredient in your kitchen which will remove these yucky stains without exerting any elbow grease. Yep! You can […]
I am unboxing my new Tiger IH 5.5 cup Rice Cooker and so thrilled to share my initial experience with you. After much research and deliberation, I decided to purchase Tiger’s IH Rice Cooker, Model JKT-S10U-K. The 5 1/2 cup (1 Liter) capacity rice cooker is the smaller of the two models available. Featuring Induction […]
The Mercado de San Miguel is a food lover’s delight and a public market you must visit if in Madrid, Spain. Located in the heart of Madrid, the Mercado de San Miguel resides in a beautiful building with intricate ironwork and large glass walls enticing the passerby to gawk at the wonderful delicacies awaiting inside […]
La Boqueria Market in Barcelona, Spain is a famous food market that will excite and delight the senses. One of Europe’s largest public markets, it’s located on La Rambla, a touristy and heavily congested street. Follow the throngs of people to the large building with impressive ironwork at the front entrance.