Do you love eating or cooking steak? If yes, you must wish to know more about various types of steak. In our case, we will discuss two of the most popular steaks available. If you are familiar with steaks, you probably know that sirloin steak and flank steak often outsell other steaks. However, there is so much to tell about these steaks.
These steaks are a popular topic among many steak lovers. After all, they have a reputation for being the top best steaks you can have. This article offers the best place to learn about sirloin and flank steaks. Ensure that you read through the content below to understand more. Continue reading “Differences between Sirloin Steak and Flank Steak”
With time and use, all knives dull. For our guarantee, they are all recoverable. We even know people who haven’t sharpened their knife in 10 years! A quick fix with a manual sharpener gets you out of trouble. To deepen and restore the angle of the edge of the blade, the best are the stones to the water to sharpen knives.
Knives that do not cut have a solution!
There is nothing more frustrating than using knives that don’t cut in the kitchen: you lose time, you lose precision and most importantly, they are dangerous as they can slip and cut you! As you know, the less sharp the knife is, the greater the force you must exert to cut.
In this article we will give you alternatives so that you can carry out a correct periodic sharpening maintenance with professional elements: sharpening stones or professional manual sharpeners that you can use at home. Continue reading “Why Do Knives Get Dull?”
Stainless steel pans are the favorite pans of catering professionals. The main reason is its durability and rapid response to heat, allowing the cooking temperature to be controlled at all times and ensuring that the result is the desired one. The way to use stainless steel pans is different from traditional non-stick coated pans.
As it does not have a non-stick coating, it is the cook himself, with the help of the pan, who will be in charge of ensuring that nothing sticks to us. This is very easy to do when we already have training and, above all, experience in making several meals.
To use the stainless steel pan correctly, we must first understand its operation and properties of the material with which we are working.
Like any frying pan, we can divide the analysis into the fields of: Property of the material, reaction power and heat conservation and finally care and storage. A stainless steel pan, with the correct care, is capable of lasting a lifetime in our kitchen. Continue reading “How to use stainless steel pans”
Plastic Wrap or Aluminum Foil – Both rolls are in every kitchen, but many of us use them interchangeably, without stopping to think about what they are really used for.
You prepare a sandwich, open the kitchen drawer and the eternal question assails you: should I wrap it with plastic wrap or aluminum foil? Both materials, designed expressly to preserve food, have been with us all our lives and are in most houses (always next to each other); but almost no one is considering what actually serves one another.
And, let’s face it, we use them interchangeably, guided by whims, hobbies or personal preferences. It is true that, in many cases, the use of one or another wrapper is indifferent.
Both actually serve the same purpose, to preserve food, but given their characteristics, each one can better fulfill its mission in certain circumstances. And there are times when an incorrect choice can ruin what, ironically, we wanted to preserve. Continue reading “Plastic Wrap Vs Aluminum Foil: Which one to use in each case?”
A common problem when frying is that the oil overflows or foam is generated that comes out of both the pan and the fryer. For this reason we bring you a series of causes and some simple solutions so that you do not have to clean the hot oil stove again.
Some reasons why oil may overflow?
One of the main mistakes when using a deep fryer is the excessive reuse of the oil. That causes it to burn and in turn lose the property it has. This may be your problem. If it is, we recommend that you try to change the oil more often. Not only because it overflows, if not for health.
If your problem is not that, do not worry, surely in this article you will find the reason and the solution. Very linked to the oil change is its cleaning since it is very common to fry batters that we like so much.
But batters have their drawback, since many times part of the batter comes off and remains for several frying. What can generate a bad taste in addition to causing that foam that we do not like? For this reason, it is good to filter the oil after use, so we will achieve a longer duration of it and greater comfort. Continue reading “Why does oil foam when frying?”
The potato is an annual plant that, as a type of food, ranks fourth in the world in importance, after corn, wheat and rice. And, as an essential product that is part of our gastronomy, we are going to review its varieties and uses so that you can handle them perfectly.
Potatoes are a good source of calories, have some micronutrients and are also high in protein, especially compared to other roots and plants. In fact, it is one of the main products of the earth, along with vegetables and fruits.
Once harvested, the potato is used for various purposes and not just as a vegetable to prepare at home. In reality, potatoes eaten fresh are less than 50% of world production. In that 50% are our dishes with potatoes, from patatas bravas to side dishes or tortillas. The rest is used to obtain food and industrial feed ingredients: feed for cattle, pigs and poultry, starch and ethanol (fuel) for industry or it is also used as seed for the next harvest. Continue reading “How many potatoes are there in the world?”
For a person who is interested in opening a hospitality business, knowing the characteristics of a restaurant kitchen is essential. The success of a gastronomic establishment comes in part from the distribution of machinery and appliances, the work efficiency of the staff and the organization within the kitchen.
Learning the characteristics of a restaurant kitchen helps you understand the elements that are needed to carry out a good management of the work area. At greater efficiency, the income and popularity of the hospitality industry will always be at their highest points.
For this reason we have decided to help you in this task by giving you the main characteristics to have a successful kitchen; as well as tips and keys that will allow you to understand the actions to be taken to achieve the objectives you want to achieve. Continue reading “What characteristics should a restaurant kitchen have”
Very popular in various Asian cuisines, such as Taiwanese, tapioca pearls are useful for various preparations. Famous, mainly, for its use in the viral bubble tea or boba tea, making them at home is possible.
But first, we must talk about tapioca, an input that perhaps many in the West do not know. It is a starch that is extracted from the cassava roots, a very common tuber in South America that is also found in Africa and Asia.
With this element the aforementioned pearls are made, which offer a gelatinous texture and have a size that ranges from five millimeters to one centimeter. For many years they have been well appreciated in the cuisines of India, Taiwan, China and other nearby nations.
In such East Asian countries, the use of starch to make gelatinous preparations has been common for centuries. With the arrival of cassava to these lands thanks to the colonizers, tapioca gained ground as a cheaper and easier option to obtain than others such as sago pearls. The latter, obtained from various types of palm trees. Continue reading “How to make tapioca pearls (bubble tea) at home”
If you’ve been looking for ways to substitute cow’s milk and its derivatives in your diet, you’ve come to the right place.
Milk was always part of my daily diet. I drank it alone, in smoothies, or with my beloved morning coffee.
A few years ago I began to have problems digesting lactose and drinking milk makes me feel bad, so I decided to investigate alternatives and substitutes to continue with my eating habits.
According to The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), an estimated 68% of the world’s population has trouble digesting lactose normally.
These data motivated me to write this article to teach how to substitute cow’s milk in your diet. I have included information on derivatives such as yogurt and cheese, but first I will tell you about the substitute for the main source of lactose. Continue reading “How can I substitute cow’s milk?”
The pandemic has put everyone’s nerves to the test, and it seems like the situation isn’t going to die down anytime soon. This means that we must all put some effort into adapting to what’s happening, and we must show a bit more understanding towards our fellow humans. A few types of businesses have found themselves in the middle of the crossfire – restaurants perhaps being one of the most striking examples. If you’re running a food place, you’ll definitely need to put some extra thought and effort into ensuring that things remain calm.
Enforce the Rules When You Have To
Various new rules have arrived to ensure that everyone is on the same page when it comes to dealing with the virus. Some of those rules are up to individual businesses to enforce, and it’s important that you understand them and the implications as a restaurant owner. Make sure that you are aware of these requirements, and don’t be afraid to step in when a customer is acting out of line. Sometimes people need a good reminder that they’re misbehaving, and a figure of authority might be just what they need to see that point. Continue reading “How to Keep Things as Comfortable as Possible for Your Patrons and Employees in Coronavirus Times”