Spice articles Tag

Salt-free diet: what to replace salt with?

incorporating cider vinegar into your recipes, it will make the dish seem saltier. You can even put it in the cooking water for pasta or rice. 2- Spice up dishes with spices The reason salt is so essential in cooking is because it acts as a flavor enhancer. Fortunately, this is also the case wit ...

29
Mar
2022

Mustard shortage: how to replace this ingredient in cooking?

right amount. If you don't like Japanese wasabi or have trouble finding it, know that a little lemon juice or minced shallot can also be enough to spice up a dressing. On the other hand, if you're looking for a creamy ingredient to replace the texture of mustard in the dressing, know that you ...

16
June
2022

The vanilla tree, the plant that produces vanilla

What is vanilla? The vanilla bean used in cooking is the fruit of the vanilla orchid or vanilla tree. Before it can be used as a spice, this fruit, similar to a large green bean, undergoes several treatments: it is scalded, steamed, dried in the sun and then stored in crates protected from air a ...

15
Sep
2010

Hot Ones: a very spicy talk show

create original TV shows? The concept of Hot Ones seems to confirm it! In this show, the host receives personalities to interview them... But, to spice things up a bit, the interview is accompanied by a tasting. Before each question, the host and his guest must eat chicken nuggets seasoned with ...

24
Nov
2022

The Ceylon cinnamon tree: the tree that gives cinnamon

ssia cinnamon, cassia cinnamon or false cinnamon. Like its cousin Cinnamomum verum, this tree has an aromatic bark rich in essential oil. It yields a spice called cassia or Chinese cinnamon. The Essential oil extracted from it is used in perfumery and aromatherapy. To differentiate these two type ...

25
Mar
2015

The nutmeg tree: the tree that gives the nutmeg

ruit kernel. This kernel is surrounded by a red-colored aril (or husk), called macis. Copyright: Alexander Daniel Note: Mace also used as a spice has a flavor and fragrance similar to nutmeg, but less pronounced. As for the flesh of the fruit, it is edible and is usually eaten candied. ...

24
Apr
2015

The chocolate tonka mousse: an easy recipe

hocolate 3 tablespoons of hazelnut milk half a tonka bean 2 large eggs a pinch of salt Note:in the absence of tonka bean, you can replace this spice with half a teaspoon of bitter almond flavoring. Preparation To prepare this chocolate tonka mousse, we start by melting the chocolate in a ...

25
Mar
2022

Exotic flora: 3 emblematic flowers of Malaysia

ry made from real orchid petals as well as bookmarks adorned with a real dried orchid flower. Did you know that vanilla, the second most expensive spice in the world, comes from an orchid? In the locality of Temerloh, located northeast of Kuala Lumpur, you can visit Amani Vanilla, a small vanilla ...

23
Nov
2022

Marrakech

rning, taking advantage of the freshness of the beginning of the day. You will surely find your happiness in this labyrinth that gathers the wool market, the spice market or the carpet souk and the potters' souk, where you can find dishes to Tajine and glazed pottery. Hiking around Marrakech Many ...

11
May
2007

Garden: 5 Grandma's recipes that work

n try this grandma's recipe which costs a little more for the most disease-sensitive plants. After sowing or repotting, simply spread the powdered spice in a thin layer on the potting soil. The scent of cinnamon would also scare away ants and cats. ...

13
Aug
2021

Pretox cure: 5 tips to detox before the holidays

oibos or even a good alcohol-free toddy. The key is to avoid alcohol and excess caffeine. Drink what you prefer (citrus-flavoured water, herbal or spice infusions or even vegetable broth) but drink a lot. 5- Get some fresh air and get moving We don't always think about it, but our body's natu ...

29
Dec
2021

Storage: 3 tips to save space

ed like socks, tights or belts. Don't throw away the lids of those same shoeboxes either. They can come in handy for collecting small bottles like spice jars in the kitchen cupboard or vials of essential oils in your medicine cabinet. 3- Adopt clever storage methods Another space-saving tip f ...

20
Apr
2022

Charroux in Allier : one of the most beautiful villages in France

en! Local artisans regale tourists with saffron-based products, artisanal jams, Foie gras and especially mustard. In this village that does not lack spice, mustard production dates back to 1790. The mustard of Charroux is made by mixing Mustard seeds with vinegar, spices and salt but also whit ...

27
July
2022

Indian halva with coconut milk: a vegan recipe

eal sugar 2 tablespoons of fine semolina 2 tablespoons of slivered almonds 2 tablespoons of raisins 1 teaspoon of cardamom powder (or gingerbread spice) Preparation Indian halva is a kind of semolina cake with slivered almonds, raisins and a generous amount of grated carrots. 1- Peel and ...

29
July
2022