Quick Bytes - 28 Oct 2011

Written by Cook Kosher on Friday, 28 October 2011. Posted in Food News

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Here are a few of the interesting links & bits that we've seen recently from the world of food & cooking. We hope you enjoy them and find them useful!


Substituting Whole Wheat for White Flour

if you've ever wanted to start using whole wheat flower but aren't sure how to substitute whole wheat flour for white flour you'd want  to read this:

It never occurred to me that there were different types of wheat. After reading Whole Grain Baking, my eyes were opened. Now I use three types of wheat: hard red, hard white, and soft white. Choosing the right type of flour for a particular recipe is essential to getting good results. Read More


Cookie Bowls

We found a cool way to create cookie bowls without using special equipment. You can fill these bowls with ice cream, fruit, yogurt and it is a great way to enhance your presentation.








Serve with Appetizer Spoons

Looking for a different presentation idea?

Almost anything can be served in these stylish appetizer spoons: a mouthful of chilled soup, creamy ricotta topped with seasonal veggies and a drizzle of olive oil, or... a lovely cucumber and avocado ceviche. No matter the occasion, these appetizer spoons will make for a gorgeous spread. Read More

Appetizer spoons make for striking and tasty morsels!




Unusual Spices

Learn about unusual spices such as Star Anise and Sumac.

 Among the most widely used spices today are pepper, basil, oregano, rosemary, thyme, sage, garlic, paprika, nutmeg, cardamom, cinnamon, and a host of others. But here’s a list of some of the most unusual spices from remote parts of the world used to enhance the flavor of exotic dishes. Read More

Top Ten Most Unusual Spices


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Comments (2)

  • cook7
    02 November 2011 at 17:39 |

    i love the idea for the cookie bowls! wonder if i can use a cupcake pan upside down?

  • LeahS [Admin]
    07 November 2011 at 02:39 |

    Cook7, I don't see why not. Try it and let us know!

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