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A Guide to Food Poisoning

A Guide to Food Poisoning

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Food poisoning is most often caused by toxins formed by bacteria in poor food. In order not to be affected by food poisoning, it is important to think of three things: firstly, preventing food from being contaminated, and partly avoiding the bacteria already present in the food, and partly killing harmful microorganisms. How to reduce the risk of food poisoning Of course, it is important to always wash your hands before eating or dealing with food and when you have been to the toilet, but also after you have handled raw meat. Bacteria thrive in heat and moisture. Therefore, make sure to quickly cool the food, preferably in a cold water bath, and put it in the refrigerator. Do not leave large pots on the stove and cool. When you need to heat food, do it properly. If you heat it up t...
Why Spicy Food is Good for You

Why Spicy Food is Good for You

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Many who try to eat healthier reduce sugar and fat in the diet. But one detail many misses is that you can replace the sweet and greasy with strong spices. Partly for the sake of taste, because you get a completely different relationship to dishes that taste something specific and distinct. Partly for health reasons, because spicy foods have some positive effects. Therefore, it is good to eat spicy foods. Much of the food that you overeat is rather tasteless. That is why you can eat so much. Some overweight people have just as delicate taste buds as infants and prefer foods that aren't too hot or spicy. Instead, you add lots of cream or fat or disturb the amount of sugar to be satisfied with the food. Some spice habits come from home. It easily happens that you will find it hard
How to find Good Restaurants Abroad

How to find Good Restaurants Abroad

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Holidays - Depending on where you choose to visit, the first thing you can think of is food! If you are vacationing, eating is often a big part of your vacation and holiday experience. Regardless of the city, each country has almost its unique cuisine and is the first thing many people think of when they visit the country. How to find good restaurants abroad? It is easier than ever to find restaurants to visit abroad. Previously, the word-of-mouth rule applied. A restaurant's reputation was almost everything. Was the restaurant famous? Yes, whether it was the best and the best food, this one would be visited and this is where you would eat if you visited the country. Today this is not the case. Today, every person is a reviewer. If a restaurant really produces good food, it wil...
How to Find Good Restaurants During Vacations

How to Find Good Restaurants During Vacations

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Finding good and interesting restaurants on your vacation and holiday is an important part of the holiday for many. But how do you avoid the tourist traps and find really good restaurants on the trip? Use Guide Michelin Guide Michelin is available on the web and is easily accessible. It is a perfect site for finding good restaurants. There are star bars with one, two, or three stars, but you can also find the bars that have been rated "Bib Gourmand" and "The plate". The latter need not be expensive but are middle-class nooks. If you're going to a city that Guide Michelin has included in its guide, this is our best tip for finding good restaurants during vacation and when traveling abroad. You can find the Michelin guide online on their website. Use Tripadvisor In several cities,...
How to Prevent Stomach Flu on Holiday

How to Prevent Stomach Flu on Holiday

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Avoid stomach ailments! - take care of your stomach during the holidays. Every year, millions of people travel abroad to take part in and experience other cultures. However, many may also take part in something completely different and less desirable, the bacterial culture in other countries. Ever heard of the terms "Dehli Belly" or "Montezuma's revenge"? Having any of these during vacation requires a toilet not too many meters away. When we travel abroad, our stomachs can sometimes get a huge shock. Firstly, be sure to prepare your stomach for a different bacterial flora than the one you are used to before the trip. Probiotics normalize the intestinal flora and can help prevent the onset of tourist diarrhea and treat acute symptoms. It may also be good to take Dukoral, which ...
A Guide to Oriental Spices

A Guide to Oriental Spices

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There are many different exciting spices in Oriental cuisine. Oriental spices are different, bold, and of course very delicious. Here are some popular Oriental spices you should know about (and recipes for making them). Oriental spice 1 1 teaspoon cardamom 2 tsp white pepper 8 tsp black pepper 2 tsp cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 2 tsp ginger 4 teaspoons cloves Mix all spices (everything should be ground) and store in a jar. Suitable to have in most pots, with meat and chicken. Oriental spice recipe - Falafel spice 2 teaspoons cumin 1 teaspoon coriander powder 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon seven spices Mix everything and store it in a jar. Zaatar oriental spice recipe 4 tablespoons dried thyme 2 tablespoons sumac 0.5 tsp sal...
Top Tips To Improve Your Cooking Skills in the Kitchen

Top Tips To Improve Your Cooking Skills in the Kitchen

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Are you an amateur chef who wants to become more skilled in the kitchen? Here we present some tips on how you can develop as a chef and improve your cooking. 1. Learn some dishes properly Beginners are constantly looking for new things - rather than learning a few dishes and techniques thoroughly. Work out some parade dishes until you know them by heart and can make them perfectly every time. Then you can put them together at any time for an excellent, composite dinner. When the dishes are really good and you know how the various ingredients behave, have cooking times in mind, and can do most things almost automatically - then you are ready to make your own changes and variations in the recipe. This way you increase your skills. 2. Salt and spice! A chef must be able to balance ...
Top Tips For Saving Money on Food

Top Tips For Saving Money on Food

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Food purchases eat up a large part of the monthly budget. Here are 8 tricks to keep in mind when shopping and cooking that can help you save money on groceries, whilst also not compromising on quality. How to save money on food 1. Plan your purchases Plan a weekly menu and make a shopping list. Store everything once a week and avoid expensive small items and impulse purchases. Also, keep track of any discounted rates and plan your weekly menu based on them. 2. Cut the food yourself Raw materials sold cut, torn, or milled finished tend to cost slightly more due to the fact that they have been processed and worked with. Instead, buy fresh products and do the job yourself, you save money and get freshly cut foods. 3. Use the freezer With freezing food boxes and foods, you ext...
A Guide to Spices in Food

A Guide to Spices in Food

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Worth knowing about spices ... Depending on how skilled you are in cooking and what you cook, the spices you use will vary a lot. However, salt, black pepper, white pepper, chili, and some herbs are a good start in your spice shelf. So how should you store your spices? Spices are best stored where it is cool and dark and above the stove, it can sometimes be both hot, light, and moist. The light bleaches many spices and the heat can adversely affect the shelf life, so a better alternative is to place them in a kitchen drawer or cupboard where the light will not reach. Dried chili can be stored for a long time at room temperature without any problems, an unopened package has a shelf life of several months, but it is not dangerous to use dried chili after the "best before" dat...

What is Food Culture?

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What is food culture? It involves methods that are taken to make, eat, and serve food. It also contains rituals and philosophies related to eating and its effects on the body. Religious beliefs are also included. Culinary methods and dining habits are part of this great topic. Culture can also define the taste of the people. Thus, there are differences that occur in different food cultures. While visiting other countries, it is important to respect their culture and to adopt it. The difference in dining habits in cultures Dining manors is a big topic in food culture. It varies from one region to another. Some people pray to God before they start eating. They tend to thank God for being given food on the day, some prefer to eat at the dining table while others prefer to have food o...