Life wasn’t meant to be easy. So simplify it where you can, right? Work, meal prep, cleaning, planning, kids… You’ve got enough to do and we’re all about making things easier and frankly, more fun.Continue reading “5 Ways to Save Time in the Kitchen”
Get the most out of your produce by using them from root to tip with these handy tricks. Continue reading “Top 5 Root to Tip Tricks”
One of your most used kitchen tools is chopping boards. Wooden boards are some of the best to have but are one most people believe to be hard to clean and maintain. When you purchase a good knife you need a good chopping board in the same investment. Take care of your boards as you would any other favourite kitchen tool, taking just a few minutes each month to follow these tips to cleaning and caring for your boards.
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When cooking with stainless steel it’s worth noting that not all stainless steel cookware is created equal and that quality is very important when choosing what you want to cook with. One of the main advantages of cooking with stainless steel is that it is non-reactive, which means you can cook any kind of food in it. If you take care of your stainless steel cookware you will find it keeps its bright shine and remains rust-free.
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1. Freezer Clean Out
If soups, winter warmers and other stockpiled comfort foods are taking up room in your freezer, then the start of spring is a good excuse to reorganise and clean your freezer.
Firstly, fill your sink with warm soapy water. Open the freezer and be brave by throwing out any frostbitten products, out of date products or items that have not been used within a 6-month period. Remove all the remaining frozen products. Pull out drawers and trays and wash them in the sink; leave to drain. Clean the interior of the freezer with a mix of water, 1 teaspoon of white vinegar and dishwasher detergent.Continue reading “Five Ideas for Spring”
A bouquet garni is a bunch of aromatic herbs used in cooking to add enhanced flavour. You can use fresh or dried herbs.
- String muslin
- Baking dish or saucepan
- Board knife
Ever wondered what the best herb storage for your kitchen is or if there is a way to keep them fresher for longer? The secret is out! Read this method for storing your herbs so they stay garden fresh.Continue reading “Herb storage how-to guide”
- Colander or strainer
- Doubled cheese cloth or muslin
- Heavy saucepan