• How to Put a Little Extra Pizzazz into Your Favorite Flan Recipe


    Hispanic food, like all cuisine, is certainly no stranger to fantastic recetas de postres. From churros to turron, you wouldn’t be crazy to think that Hispanic cultures are home to some of the most delicious desserts in the entire world. Nothing proves this more than the supple, sweet, slightly savory treasure that is flan.

    This custard dish is said to have gotten its start under Roman rule of the Iberian Peninsula centuries ago. In truth, it really hasn’t changed all that much since the very first flan recipe. On some days, that’s great. After all, who doesn’t love the nostalgic, classic flavors of an authentic flan recipe? That sai Continue Reading

  • A Guide to Elegant Garnishes for Your Dishes


    Whether you’re hosting a small get together or planning a large formal event, adding unique accessories to the decor of the gathering helps ensure the guests enjoy themselves as much as possible. Having a memorable table spread or small hors d’oeuvre attest to the power of small details that help set a gathering apart from the others. With a growing cultural food awareness, having unique, fun, and interesting items for the guests to eat is one of the best ways to add that individual touch to your event.

    Uniqueness during a wedding is becoming more and more of a necessity. From the dress to the wedding cake, having some different from everyone else’s wedding helps make the big day more memorable. One of the simplest ways to add that unique touch to an event such as a wedding is to incorporate small sugar flowers f Continue Reading

  • Installing a Commercial Kitchen Hood

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    If you have a commercial oven and stove, you will want a commercial kitchen hood installation in order to handle the heat and the smoke. Gas commercial ovens really should be cleaned regularly for safety reasons. Pilot lights can accumulate build up food and grease that should be removed monthly. Commercial ventilation hoods should be cleaned twice a year by professionals, for sanitation and safety reasons. Commercial kitchen maintenance is imperative to keep your kitchen clean and safe and commercial kitchen hood installation is required. Hygienic wall cladding in a kitchen can help to reduce the amount of bacteria and it provides an easier surface for cleaning. Commercial kitchen wall cladding helps reduce the amount of bacteria on kitchen equipment as well which could transfer to food.

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  • Would You Eat Freeze Dried Bugs?

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    Once you leave the Earth’s atmosphere, some relatively simple tasks, like eating, can get a little complicated. “No one delivers pizza in space. It’s sad but true. If you want to grow up to be an astronaut someday, don’t do it for the fancy meals!” Wonderopolis advises. Unfortunately, pizza delivery is still a no-go. There are plenty of food options — with some of them just getting plain weird — for astronauts to enjoy, and those options are only growing.

    Are Freeze Dried Bugs Really A Thing?

    You’re reading that correctly. One of the latest fads in freeze dried foods is actually freeze dried bugs. (Yum! …But not really.) Experts, including Continue Reading

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  • Good News Chocolate is Vegan

    Vegan white chocolate

    There’s a type of chocolate for everyone, and those who disagree are clearly lying. In 1842, the English graciously blessed the world with first chocolate bar, made by the famous Cadbury chocolate company. From there, the chocolate industry has generated roughly $895 million in annual revenue — and that’s just in the U.S.

    Types of Chocolate There are three types of chocolate: Dark, milk, and white.

    Dark chocolate is produced by adding fat and sugar to cocoa, yet generally no milk is added. This type of chocolate can be semisweet (frequently used for cooking) and bittersweet (this is unsweetened cocoa, also called chocolate liquor).

    Milk chocolate is solid chocolate made with milk, either liquid or condensed. Milk chocolate was first invented by a German company in 1839.
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  • How to Tell the Best Sushi Restaurants from the Worst

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    Sushi bars and restaurants have become some of the most successful restaurants in the United States. Offering some of the world’s top cuisine, sushi joints now number above 4,000, according to the most recent statistics from IBIS World. While it is undoubtedly a good thing that local sushi restaurants have become so ubiquitous, their prevalence makes it extremely difficult to tell the best sushi restaurants apart from the rest. If you’re inundated by what appear to be fine sushi restaurants all around you, here are three ways you’ll know if your local restaurants are deserving of Continue Reading

  • Planning to Make Pastel de Tres Leches for the First Time?

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    Of all Hispanic foods, postres are undoubtedly among the most recognizable. From flan to rice pudding, Hispanic desserts, particularly those from Mexico, have spread into the United States and across the world, verily becoming part of local cuisines. One look at these classic recetas de postres and it’s not terribly hard to see why they’re so popular.

    Of course, no discussion of Mexican desserts would be complete without mentioning pastel de tres leches, or three milk cake. As Pati’s Mexican Table, a popular foodie website writes, tres leches cake recipes make for the most popular dessertsContinue Reading

  • Cut Prep Time with Quality Knives

    Black ceramic knives

    What every kitchen needs is a great set of knives. It doesn’t matter if you’re an amateur or a professional — good knives are essentials for the kitchen to make your slicing, dicing, mincing, and chopping much more efficient.

    Knives are an essential part of home baking supplies
    . It doesn’t matter if you’re cutting nuts, berries, chocolate, or any other delicious baking ingredient, your specialty baking supplies arsenal should include a quality knife because a good knife can cut your preparation time considerably.

    When you’re looking for a knife there are a number of things you need to think about including what you intend to do wit Continue Reading

  • Hungry? Why Not Have Some Salsa?

    Pico de gallo salsa dips

    When it comes to parties, picnics, or even just a quick snack at home, one thing is certain: everyone loves chips and salsa. Whether you prefer a classic mild salsa dip or like to mix things up with spicy or pico de gallo salsa dips, this easy staple is always tasty and leaves you coming back for more. But did you know that there are recipes using salsa that go far beyond a bag of corn chips? Or that the amount of fresh salsa calories in a typical container is very low?

    Because salsa is primarily made from vegetables like tomatoes, onions, and peppers, as well as spices, vinegar, and other simple ingredients, salsa nutrition is low in unhealthy fats and calories. It is easy to make or find in a local store, and is much less unhealthy than other dips that may be full of cream, cheese, or other fatte Continue Reading

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