5 Foods High in Good Fat

Fatty foods may not always be bad for your health. You actually need to consume healthy fats so your body can absorb fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K. Some of them also fill you up so you eat less, and taste great, too. Here are five high-fat foods that are actually good for you...

Freaky Halloween Treat Tips

Halloween is around the corner and if you’re throwing a party, it’s time for you to get creative with what your guests will be eating and drinking. Here are some tips if you’re stumped and are racking your brain for freaky ideas. Use food colouring to your advantage Halloween is the time when you go..

Vegetables: Raw or Cooked?

There’s really no easy answer. Since cooking heightens the nutrients in some vegetables and makes it easier for our bodies to absorb them, while it does the exact opposite in others, it really depends on the vegetable. Nutrient availability Cooking can increase the availability of some nutrients, including vitamin A, calcium, iron and the antioxidant..

Different Types of Potatoes and Their Benefits

Potatoes are often thought of as a comfort food – mashed with butter, cheese and sour cream or fried in oil. When prepared in these ways, they can lead to weight gain, diabetes and heart disease. However, if they are eaten the right way, potatoes are essential and nutritious. They are low calorie and are..

Cuts Above the Rest

The numerous beef cuts don’t have to be intimidating. We delve into the eight most common beef cuts and explain which part of the animal they come from and how they are meant to be cooked. TENDERLOIN The beef tenderloin is a long, narrow muscle called the psoas major, which comes from high up inside..

Mari(nate) Me

Find out how you can step up your marinade game with these instrumental sauces. All Roads Lead to this Roadhouse Steak Sauce for Bob Apart from the perfect marriage with any cut of meat, you can add Beerenberg’s Roadhouse Steak Sauce to casseroles or slow cooked dinners. Also guaranteed to lift gravy to new heights...

Different Ways to Use Alcohol in Cooking

Keep this in mind when pairing alcohol with food: lighter colored alcohols and spirits work well with lighter proteins, sauces, and meals, but as the alcohol gets darker, so should your pairings (though there may be exceptions). Alcohol can be used in the process of making syrups, savoury sauces and desserts. Here are some of..

Bento Making Tips for Beginners

In Japanese, bento (弁当 bentō) refers to a compact, nutritiously-balanced, visually appealing meal served in a box. Bento meals are typically neatly packed in a lunch-box like plastic container and are usually prepared for children. Unfortunately, these adorable lunches do have a dark side. In Japan, a child’s bento box is a reflection of a..

Guide to 5 different cuts of pork

When it comes to the whole range of pork cuts, it can become confusing with all the different parts and their alternate names in different countries. So here’s some useful information about the more popular pork cuts. Pork chops Pork chops are cut from the meat perpendicular to the spine, often from the loin. Pork..

5 Specialty Groceries in Singapore to hunt down hard-to-find produce

Picky with where your food comes from or have countless dietary restrictions and want more options? We’ve got you covered with these specialty groceries stocked with direct imports, organic and gluten-free products and a wider range of food items, so you can shop to your heart’s content. Gourmet Shop This business began in 2008 as..