Daily Archive: February 15, 2013

Feb 15

ABCC: Any Body Can Cook

I have grown up believing that the kitchen was not for me. It always appeared to be a skill I was not cut out to master. However, it always fascinated me. I loved watching how things looked so easy in cookery shows and how master chefs would chop vegetables so easily and quickly. I loved …

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Feb 15

Why plastic is not good for your kitchen

No kitchen is complete without plastic containers, or utensils. It has long been used in kitchens for storage and most of us find it difficult to manage without it. However, recent studies are now revealing just how harmful plastic storage and use can be. Using plastic water bottles is harmful because of the chemical Bisphenol …

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Feb 15

Indian Roti: Tips and tricks

For an Indian meal, the most essential element is the roti or chappati (Indian bread) that is served with the vegetables or gravies. When I think of roti, I am reminded of the hot puffed rotis that used to be served at the table at meal times back in India. I used to take that …

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Feb 15

Using a Dishwasher: Top Tips

The one gadget in the kitchen that I truly love from the bottom of my heart is the dishwasher. Most households now have one, but getting the best out of them requires knowing a few things about dishwashers. Here is the knowledge I have gained: Dishwashers should only be run with dishwasher liquid. No other …

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Feb 15

Chopping Onions Tear Free

One of the biggest challenges in the kitchen is to chop an onion without tears. Considering the amount onions are used in the kitchen, it would make life a lot easier if we didn’t need to cry when chopping them. So here are a few tips to avoid the mess. Chill your onion for about 15 minutes before …

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