Cold-brewed coffee is ground coffee steeped in cold water and strained, while iced coffee is usual made from hot brewed coffee, poured over ice. The comparison between cold brewed coffee and iced coffee is like day and night on the palate and the secret is in the process.
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Over many centuries, the influence and love of coffee has straddled the globe while intriguing stories about coffee trading have deepened our connection … however the future (best practices of coffee making and the appreciation of freshly brewed coffee) is still being written and you are part of the story.
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If you love the smell of homemade bread, this traditional white bread loaf from Le Creuset will have you in the kitchen baking up classic crunchy loafs to impress the family in this colder weather.
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Sprouting involves soaking seeds, nuts, legumes or grains for several hours which helps soften the hull, allowing the sprout to grow. They’re then repeatedly rinsed until they begin to develop a tail-like protrusion and are usually ready to use when the sprout is ¼ inch.
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Since the dawn of man, humans have been preserving food in order to increase its shelf life whilst keeping it safe. The term food preservation refers to any one of a number of techniques used to prevent food from spoiling. Whether saving for a rainy day, or to preserve the remainder of a bumper crop, preserving food is a great way to keep a steady supply of foods in your cupboard.
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If you are more used to the convenience of packaged or frozen food but want to enhance the freshness and nutrients of your cooking, here are a few quick tips on how to buy, prepare, store and cook fresh vegetables and herbs.
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A wok is used in a range of different Chinese cooking techniques such as stir-frying, steaming, searing or stewing. It’s the perfect pan for cooking up culinary masterpieces. Wok cooking is done with a long handle utensil called a chahn (spatula) or a hoak (ladle). The long handles of these utensils allow cooks to work with the food without burning their hands.
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Sauerkraut is filled with healthy enzymes and probiotics that are perfect for maintaining a happy digestive system, which can only be a good thing for your body.
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The main advantage of cooking with cast iron is that it has a very high volumetric heat capacity, which means that once it’s hot, it stays hot. Your cast iron cookware can be used for cooking almost anything as long as you take the time to maintain it and keep it in good condition.
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Have you adapted the “Kon-Mari method” yet? Dedicate some time this month to a pantry purge and enjoy the leaner, lighter feeling your kitchen will have as a result. Continue reading “Cleaning out the Pantry”