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Interesting Facts about Herbs and Spices

Interesting Facts about Herbs and Spices

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Humans have been using spices and herbs since ancient times. We have used them partly to spice up the food, and also because the spices had a healing ability. It also happened that in the past, food, and beverages that became too old were seasoned, they simply wanted to hide the unpleasant taste with different spices. Now we know for sure that spices and herbs are extremely useful and healthy for us. Most spices are rich in antioxidants. They also contain important minerals, including magnesium, and it is said that the stronger a spice, the more magnesium is in it. Magnesium is good for our muscles and for our nervous system. Useful super spices do good for the body and the mind. You may not think that the spices are of any use when using so small quantities in cooking. But if...
What You Should Know About Spices and Seasoning

What You Should Know About Spices and Seasoning

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For thousands of years, humans around the world have used herbs and spices for their healing effects and for flavoring the food. Spices and herbs are perfect in soups, stews, cooked dishes, sauces, and even desserts. Spices are a good source of magnesium and other minerals. Generally speaking, the stronger the spice, the more magnesium it contains. In addition to the herbs providing that little extra in the food, they are part of a healthy diet because they contain plenty of healing substances. Researchers at the US Department of Agriculture recently conducted a study on common herbs and spices. The study shows that many popular spices and herbs are a good source of natural antioxidants. In addition, it was found that the total phenolic content of the herbs was higher than berries, ...
A Guide to Seasoning Food

A Guide to Seasoning Food

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Season the food - a spice guide In order for the food to taste good, it must be seasoned. It is important that it gets well seasoned which is extra difficult if you are a beginner in the kitchen. These are our best seasoning tips to learn how to master spices. A little spice guide to learn the basics of spices and how to rescue foods if you accidentally add too much. Salt Almost all dishes need salt to taste good. Note that if the recipe contains broth dice, fondant or soy you will get a lot of salt flavor from it. A good basic rule is to taste before adding spices. Added too much salt? If you take too much salt, add more liquid, and dilute the salt taste. Strong spices become softer the more fat there is in the food you cook. Sambal oelek, chili pepper, chili powder, wh...
14 Great Cooking Tips From Star Chefs

14 Great Cooking Tips From Star Chefs

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There is no such thing as "being bad at cooking". Anyone can become a great cook. You just need the right tips and tricks. If you are not really good, just know a few simple tricks that will make it easier to cook good food. In this article, we show you 14 tips that are very useful that will help you cook delicious food like a professional chef. 1. Use frying pans in Teflon only to cook food that otherwise sticks to the frying pan: otherwise, it is better to use normal frying pans since the heat is better distributed then. 2. Use a Dutch oven -  a cast iron pot that gives a small smoky taste. 4. Before you whisk the eggs, squeeze the egg yolks with a fork: it will be easier to mix then! 5. Crack the egg against a flat surface instead of against an edge: the opening becomes man...