How to? | The world of food and cooking – Part 2

How to make your own mayonnaise

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Not a mayo admirer? You may well become a fan, once you’ve tried making this versatile condiment from scratch! Some people’s first question might be why bother making your own mayonnaise if it’s freely available pretty much everywhere. The trouble is that shop-bought mayonnaise is made to last longer and the result is that the

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How to prepare your own infused olive oil

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This article will not be about the technique that involves heating up olive oil with herbs or vegetables in it, in a frying pan. We strongly believe that heating up extra virgin olive oil means wasting it. Instead, we’ll be talking about the traditional ways of infusing olive oil, the way people have been doing

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How to choose olive oil

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Have you ever happened to be staying in front of the olive oil section in the supermarket, reading labels and comparing prices, till you feel completely lost? Have you ever grabbed the first bottle of olive oil you see, just to avoid that feeling?

Choosing a bottle of olive oil today seems to be as

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How to buy, store, clean and cook mussels

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We recently moved to a new place and the last few weeks we’ve lived on the Black Sea cost of Bulgaria. This is one of the reasons why you haven’t heard from us for a while. However for the not so long time we’ve been here, we’ve learned quite a few local recipes, products and

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Improve your home cooking – Buy a good knife, keep it sharp and look after it

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In the last post Most common cooking mistakes explained we wrote about the mistakes we’ve made over the time. We collected them, wrote them down, did some internet research (just to be sure that we are not aliens and others go through similar experiences) and put them together in a post, in which we described

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