Tag: Cooking

Cooking Basics.
Food

Cooking Basics.

Simply put, cooking means application of heat to food. Marinating falls into chemical cooking. Cooked food, especially protein, is easy to eat and digest; overcooked protein shrinks and becomes tough, unpleasant in taste, and nutritionally deficient. Since humans discovered the benefits of heat in cooking, a lot of improvements were […]

Cooking with Alcoholic Beverages.
Food

Cooking with Alcoholic Beverages.

Cooking with Alcoholic Beverages Imaginative chefs have used wine, spirits, and liqueurs for centuries. These beverages help create flavourful, and memorable dishes. Many young and poorly informed cooks think that if old, oxidized, undrinkable, or otherwise inferior quality wines is used, the results will be the same. Nothing can be […]

The Art and Science of Cooking.
Food

The Art and Science of Cooking.

Cooking By definition, cooking is the manipulation of food to make it softer, easy to chew and digest. It renders food more flavourful and possibly more attractive. Presentation of food on the plate represents the art. The length of exposing food to heat another aspect of presentation and involves art. […]

Sous Vide Cooking.
Food

Sous Vide Cooking.

Sous Vide Cooking Although invented in 1970’s by a French butcher (Mr. Prelus) sous vide cooking has been slow in entering restaurant kitchens in North America and Europe. It requires two pieces of equipment – a vacuum packing machine, and a water bath with an immersion circulator that regulates the […]

Cooking – Healthy and Rewarding.
Food Recipes

Cooking – Healthy and Rewarding.

Cooking Eating a nutritionally balanced diet is almost impossible if you rely on takeout or fast food. Anyone can cook adequately with a little interest, knowledge, and minimum of equipment. The first and most important requirement is the will to cook, followed by good co-ordination and timing skills, and understanding […]