Category Archives for "Tips & Tricks"

August 15, 2017

What Do Scallops Taste Like? The Answer Will Surprise You

What Do Scallops Taste Like

Are you a seafood enthusiast? You may have tried cod, salmon, oyster, lobster, shrimp, squid, and octopus -- the common seafood we can purchase on markets and restaurants.

But have you ever tried the “candy of the sea”? The scallop? Even if you haven’t tried scallops or you’re simply not fond of seafood, the buttery chunks of bivalve goodness is to die for!

I’m here to tell you my experiences with scallops and try to explain what do scallops taste like for those eager to know it. Perhaps after reading this article, you’ll be rushing to the nearest seaport to buy these heavenly goodness in big batches!

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July 29, 2017

What Does Lobster Taste Like And What Is The Best Way To Cook It?

What Does Lobster Taste Like

Ask a regular person or yourself what luxurious food do they usually order in a restaurant? “Lobster” will probably be the most common answer.

These sea bugs have a high profile in the culinary culture, but I never once tried it until this weekend. I was happy to break the life-long streak of not eating lobster, but I lowered my expectation to give it a fair rating.

I will share my experience on what does lobster taste like and give you my two cents (actually they cost $300 in this restaurant) on it.

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July 25, 2017

You’re Doing It Wrong! The Best Ways on How To Reheat A Burrito

How To Reheat A Burrito

Burrito is probably one of the best foods ever created. In fact, I haven't met a single soul who doesn't like the burrito. Burritos simply taste great – the rice, the meat, the tomatoes, the spices, and everything in it tastes heavenly.

A single bite burst with a lot of flavors that give so much satisfaction to the mouth and stomach. Truly, a burrito is a comfort food and one of the life's simple pleasures. That's why it's crucial to know how to reheat a burrito.

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July 17, 2017

What Does Taro Taste Like? Top Things You Need To Know About Taro

What Does Taro Taste Like

I've walked past and had been intrigued by the funny-looking tuber called “taro” back in my childhood days when I accompany my mom to Sunday markets. Perhaps you’ve also asked yourself, “what does taro taste like?” whenever you see it at grocery stores or in menu lists.

​Ever since I've eaten this purple-tinged root, I had developed a particular liking for it because it reminds me of lazy evenings back in Hawaii when my grandma would prepare chicken with taro fries instead of potato chips.

Well, I count myself lucky ‘because I’m one of the few who has tasted this terrific vegetable. For the rest of you, my readers, it's high time you figure out what taro tastes like and what can you do with it.

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July 6, 2017

How To Melt Peanut Butter in 4 Easy Methods

how to melt peanut butter

Ah, the goodness of a rich and creamy peanut butter. Say, who doesn’t like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich?! Apart from making your favorite sandwich with this humble edible glue, peanut butter still has so much to offer when cooking dishes.

However, this exalted ingredient is difficult to mix with other food because of its consistency -- it doesn’t melt easily. So the question you should be asking yourself when you finally decided to cook something using this ingredient is how to melt peanut butter.

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June 25, 2017

What Does Bison Taste Like? 4 of the Most Surprising Things About Bison Meat

What Does Bison Taste Like

Bison Meat and Its Origins

Bison meat is actually not your typical and average meat. Most people eat cow and buffalo meats since they are the ones that are more common and staple in every household.

Today, bison meat is already considered as a top protein food source due to its beneficial nutrient contents like B vitamins, iron, and zinc. Bison meat might be healthy but what does bison taste like?

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June 15, 2017

8 of The Best Herb Substitutes for Tarragon

8 of The Best Herb Substitutes for Tarragon

Tarragon has that distinctive, subtle taste and faint anise-like aroma that we usually associate with chicken, salmon, rabbit, and vegetables such as artichokes and asparagus. These foods are what we usually prepare during the spring season when tarragon is bountiful.

Tarragon may not be available all year-round, so it’s high time you know what certain herbs and spices can substitutes for tarragon.

If you love tarragon and you use in almost all dishes you prepare like us, then you’re in luck because in this post, we’ll be enumerating the best tarragon substitutes that is available all season.

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June 2, 2017

What Does Cottage Cheese Taste Like? It’s Amazing — Not Bad At All!

What Does Cottage Cheese Taste Like

Some people love cottage cheese while some simply hate its taste. Weight watchers and nutrition fanatics love it because it’s low-fat, protein-rich and contains other beneficial vitamins. On the other hand, people dislike it for its smell and texture. So, what does cottage cheese taste like?

Maybe you’ll want to know first what cottage cheese is, how it’s prepared, and why you should try eating it.

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