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The risks of food

When it comes to food, a little danger not only enhances the taste, but also gives you an amazing story to regale your friends and family with. While plenty of ...

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How do you make an ...

Jacques Pépin is a bit of a legend in The States and in the latest episode of Mind of a Chef, the French chef showed Gabrielle Hamilton how to make ...

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Choosing the right gourmet salt

Any food fan will already know about gourmet salts and how the various crystals, colours and flavours are another level compared to the fine running table salt we keep on our ...

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Peppercorns: There’s something to everyone’s ...

Black peppercorns may be the stalwart of the spice rack in many a kitchen around the world, but there are also several other types of peppercorns well worth adding to ...

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Top 5 luxury ingredients

Even as elite chefs continue to transform and reinvent traditional home-style cooking into high-end masterpieces, some ingredients remain genuine luxuries. Here’s a look at the top five classic foods and ...

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A canary melon for your ...

Come summer time the refreshing flesh of ripe and juicy melon comes into its own. But with so many varieties of melon out there, aside from passing the melon test and settling ...

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Rules for a coffee

Thanks to great coffee and free wi-fi coffee shops are becoming workspaces for many people. While there are some unspoken rules for working in public spaces not everyone cares to ...

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10 Cultured Dairy Products

There’s renewed enthusiasm about the cultured dairy products of our forefathers. Food historian Anne Mendelson, author of the book Milk: The Surprising Story of Milk Through the Ages, thinks the ...

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The perfect summer cheese board

Summer is finally here, which means it’s time to think about entertaining. Setting the tone is crucial to having the ultimate warm weather soireé, so you’ll have to think about ...

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The best watermelon for your ...

Watermelons, with their promise of sweet and succulent flesh can make or break a hot summer‘s day. Whilst nothing beats picking the perfect watermelon and turning it into delicious watermelon recipes, ...

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