A Guide to Aromatics: A Cultural Flavours Food Infographic

I saw this inforaphic and had to share it! Aromatics are the building blocks of most dishes and there are so many unique yet specific ones around the globe for each culture and their respective cuisines. It is really interesting (and helpful!) to see some of them laid out like this. Hope you enjoy! Continue reading

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Stripped Screw Trick

I love puzzles, especially the jigsaw type – they’re one of my favourite things to do with my mom (other than baking!). It seems that my puzzle skills have lent themselves to a strange skill…I am an Ikea master. Seriously, my ability to assemble Ikea furniture isn’t normal. And I like it! It’s like a big puzzle, and I feel handy, so I’m always happy to put stuff together. Continue reading

Steak ‘Doneness’ Trick

My stepdad does all the meat cooking in my house, so I loved this image when I found it online because I have no idea when steak is done cooking. I’ve tried cooking it on my own, but I end up with a steak with multiple stab wounds from my continuous attempts to peek inside and check its’ ‘doneness’ (yes, that is now a word). I know I can’t be the only carnivore who is steak cooking clueless, so I hope this helps you as much as it will help me! Continue reading

Veggie Cooking Cheat Sheets

For some reason, I can never remember what temperature to cook something at and for how long, so I always called my Nana for the answer, she was my kitchen Google – a resource I miss dearly (for emotional and practical reasons). I stumbled upon the second image, and, while searching for a better quality one to post here, I found the first image. While the second cheat sheet is prettier, the first has the all-important baking/roasting option Continue reading