How to keep your veggies fresh longer

You go to the greengrocer’s once a week and you end up eating wilted salads or cooking vegetables that are not at their best....

Ketchup and Mustard

When the ketchup or mustard are nearly finished and you have difficulty getting the last bit out of the bottle, don’t throw it away....

Freshly Ground Pepper

When cooking, add the freshly ground pepper at the end of the cooking time. If you add it at the beginning it loses its...

Olive Oil Tips

The shelf life of your olive oil can be prolonged if you add a little sugar in the bottle. If you want your pesto sauce...

Honey

Greece produces excellent honey, from thyme, conifer trees, wild flowers or orange blossoms. It has been collected by humans for consumption for over 10,000...

Tomato Sause

When making tomato sauce, don’t let it boil for more than 20 minutes, because then the liquid starts separating from the tomato pulp, which...

Wine in cooking

I like using wine in my cooking. It adds that extra ‘spark’ and livens up the taste of the final dish. And a glass...

Sugar – Waste not, want not!

Have you run out of confectioners (powdered) sugar and the stores are closed? Don’t despair. You can make the amount you need if you...

Mushrooms

I love mushrooms and I use them everywhere I possibly can. As I hate to be without them when I need them, I buy...

Eggs – Waste not, want not!

Your cake recipe asked for more egg yolks than whites, or vice versa, so you are left with 2 or three yolks, or whites,...
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