It always happens. You’ve booked some self-catering accomodation and you open the cupboards and notice there are some essentials you’ve forgotten. Cue a trip to the local convenience store, to buy high-priced basics which you find at home. Here is my personal list: Kitchen Tea towels Bin bags cleaning liquid sponge good knife loo paper […]
This is a really simple recipe which was inspired by the small snacks sold in my local turkish shop. I thought, I can do this! So here is the recipe:
Surprisingly, the biggest breeding place for bacteria are kitchen sponges. It turns out that the absolute best way to clean your sponges is to microwave wet sponges for two minutes, or to put them in your dishwasher. I put mine in the dishwasher weekly. My wife hates it, because they come out gorged with soapy […]
Whenever I visit friend’s kitchens, I am often shocked at the bad knives I find there. The rest of the kitchen can be high-tech, but the knives are woefully inadequate. Your primary tool is a cook’s knife. It should be very sharp. A good cook’s knife is expensive, around 100€ and you’re starting to have […]
If there is a single bit of kit that can dramatically decrease cooking times, it’s a large freezer. Having the capacity to store for long periods batches of food you make should at least halve your total preparation time. It generally does not add a lot more to cooking times to double the quantities, so, […]
Cooking your own food is the best indicator for a healthy diet : watch this video Surpisingly, the best indicator for a healthy diet is not calories, or nutrients, but simply: Are you cooking your own food? This video shows the relevant science, along with a frightening look into the food industry. I like the […]
If you’ve got a programmable oven, baked potatoes are a great weekday meal which you can prepare in advance. It’s cheap and nutritious, and if you avoid calorie-rich toppings such as cheese and cream and go for a lighter filling, it’s not too calorietastic.