How to beat egg whites
How to brown meat
How to caramelize
How to caramelize a mold
How to choose a knife
How to clean and cook pumpkin
How to clean and cut fennel
How to clean and peel bell peppers
How to clean artichokes
How to clean mushrooms
How to clean mussels and clams
How to clean squid and shrimp
How to clean vegetables
How to cook on a griddle
How to cook pasta
Beaten or whipped egg whites are used in bring lightness and softness to various recipes.
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Browning meat before cooking gives it a more complex and delicious flavor.
Tags: Basic technique, beef tenderloin, carne di manzo, Easy, extra-virgin olive oil, loin of lamb, salt, veal loin
A quick and easy way to cover fruit or any other ingredient with a decadent layer of caramel.
Tags: Basic technique, dried fruit, Easy, fresh fruit, glucose syrup, sugar
In addition to decorating your favorite molds, caramel provides a delicious slightly bitter after taste to your favorite desserts.
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A brief knife guide that should help you understand what type of knife to use for various preparations.
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Originally from America, pumpkins are quite satisfying due to their high fiber content.
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Crisp and flavorful, fennel is one of the most commonly consumed vegetables in the Mediterranean.
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Originally from America, bell peppers have been grown throughout Europe for centuries now. Here are a few tips for how to clean them.
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Artichokes have been a part of the Mediterranean diet for a very long time and can be prepared in a variety of ways. Try eating them by themselves, as a ...
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Mushrooms are a food lover’s dream.
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Mussels and clams are often used in Italian pasta recipes and seafood dishes.
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Shrimp and squid are commonly found in Italy. Here is a guide to how to prep them for cooking.
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Vegetables are a fundamental part of the Mediterranean diet. Here are a couple of tips for how to clean the most common ones.
Tags: Basic technique, broccoli, chard, Easy, leek, string bean, Torbole Broccoli
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Pasta is one of the most popular Italian foods, known and loved throughout the world. Pasta must be cooked al dente in order to be truly Italian.
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