There’s nothing like a perfect serving of espresso, and to get that perfection, you need to source the best espresso coffee beans that you can. It’s not as simple as picking up the cheapest bag of beans. While it’s great to find affordable options, espresso requires careful bean selection, and I’m here to help with that.
I’ll admit it: I’m a bit of a coffee snob. I don’t care what other people drink, but when I make an espresso, I want it to taste like a little sip of heaven. And these brands make sure I can do that!
I worked as a barista during college, and I can tell you that the beans that you use to pull your espresso are very important. So do your research, and make a cup of coffee that you will love.Continue reading
If you’ve heard of Hong Kong, you’ve heard about Hong Kong food. When I was getting ready for my recent trip to Hong Kong, the only thing I wanted to plan out was what I was going to eat! There’s just so many great options for a food lover like me.
And not all of the great food in Hong Kong is found in restaurants. In fact, a lot of it is found in street stalls scattered around the city!
Here are 11 essential Hong Kong street food options that you have to try while visiting this amazing city. You won’t regret it!Continue reading
Chinese white sauce is commonly used to make a delicious stir-fry or as the base for many different creative sauces. It can be thought of as a “master sauce” that can be added to nearly any ingredients or used to create more complex sauces.
But how do you make the base - Chinese white sauce? You need to combine vegetable or chicken stock, corn flour, and seasonings such as ginger or garlic.I’ve analyzed a few popular Chinese white sauce recipes to discover what the key points are when making your own sauce. Let’s learn how to do this together!Continue reading
Chicken salad is a year-round favorite in my house, but I often find myself wanting to make it in the summer more than any other time of year. When I make chicken salad, however, I always have the same question: What goes with chicken salad?
Choosing sides to complement a dish like chicken salad can be difficult, but there’s actually so many great options! Let’s go through some of the best options, and then you can share your favorites with me!Continue reading
When I was in college, my roommate’s mom used to stock our refrigerator with frozen curry that would last us for months. Usually, we’d eat naan with the curry, so when I first tried roti, I was confused. What was the difference between the two?
There are a lot of different Indian breads that have their own unique characteristics, but the thing I really wanted answered was what is different in roti vs naan.
Let’s take a look at each of these breads in detail: how they’re made and what makes them each unique.Continue reading
Nutella is probably one of the oldest most popular spread all over the world and everybody loves it. Although, sometimes, it gets a little stiff and difficult to spread.
What to do when your Nutella turns thick and stiff?
If you want to know the best and fastest ways on how to melt Nutella, then keep reading.Continue reading
Not everyone is an adventurous eater. I like to have an idea of what I’m going to be tasting before I put it anywhere near my mouth, and I know I’m not the only one like this!
One food that I was very hesitant to try at first was octopus. I couldn’t imagine what it would taste like. It turns out that octopus is now one of my favorite proteins!
While it’s hard to describe flavors, I’ll try my best to answer the common questions, “What does octopus taste like?” today so that you can gain the confidence needed to try it for yourself.Continue reading
Do you like the taste of most vegetables, or are you a picky eater? Even though I love broccoli, cucumbers, and other greens, I was always afraid to try eating foods like brussel sprouts and asparagus as a kid. I heard that many people didn’t like them, so I assumed I wouldn’t, either.
Well, I let my fear keep a delicious food out of my life for so long! Asparagus has a unique taste, and I can understand being nervous about eating it for the first time.
What does asparagus taste like? It’s hard to know until you understand more about this unique vegetable. Let’s break it down so that you can be brave and give it a try!Continue reading
Sometimes, you just don’t have time to cook. Often, the hardest part of eating a specialized diet such as Paleo is finding the time to cook, meal prep, and eat according to your guidelines.
Thankfully, there are many great Paleo fast foods that you can pick up while you’re on-the-go. Even if you have to ask them to make some changes to the menu item, you’ll be able to get in a good meal without breaking the bank with these affordable menu items.Continue reading
Many people love the tuna sandwiches from the popular chain Subway that they want to make it at home! But like other recognizable recipes, Subway has a secret to how they prepare their specialty tuna.
Lucky for you, I know that secret. In fact, that secret isn’t so secret at all. While the tuna salad from Subway is delicious (and I will teach you how to make it!), I’m also going to share some awesome ways to innovate Subway’s tuna recipe to make even more delicious sandwiches at home!
Let’s go through a few different tuna salad recipes (including the Subway tuna recipe) and some great sandwiches that you can put together with your special tuna!Continue reading