Food & Cooking

Mastering the Pot Crispy Rice

Mastering the Pot Crispy Rice

What’s better than a bowl of flawlessly cooked rice? It should be tender yet fluffy with each pearly grain separated and peaked. How to cook the perfect pot of rice is as baffling as there are methods, and yes, it’s easy to mess up, but we’ve mastered the technique with the Instant Pot and added a crispy, crunchy top (arguably the only way to improve rice). Here are the tricks to mastering the glorious crispy crown every time using an Instant Pot. How to Make The Best Instant Pot Crispy Rice Ingredients:2 cups basmati rice (makes 6 cups of cooked rice)5 Tbsp ghee or...

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Here’s How to Cook Eggs Perfectly

Here’s How to Cook Eggs Perfectly

Eggs are one of the most versatile foods with limitless possibilities. Whether you’re looking to master the omelette, dip toast soldiers into perfectly soft boiled eggs, make an egg salad with hard-cooked eggs or top your Benedict with a runny poached egg, we make it easy cook ’em just right. Just follow our ultimate egg cooking guide, which includes cooking methods and times, so that you always get the perfect results. How to Make Perfect Hardboiled Eggs To hard-cook your eggs, fill a pot with enough water to cover eggs by about 2 inches. Bring water to a boil. Once...

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How to Make Steamed Momos

How to Make Steamed Momos

We first fell in love with momos.They’re warm, light, extremely flavourful and very filling (especially when you eat a ton of them, which you inevitably will). Here, we wanted to bring out the punchy Asian flavours that work on all the taste receptors: salty tamari, sweet sesame oil and honey, spicy ginger and sour rice. By combining shrimp and chicken as the filling, you achieve a lighter texture with a stronger depth of flavour. Bunching up the momos into little packages is also half the fun. You can make your own dough, but for this recipe, we opted for pre-made wrappers from the grocery...

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10 Brilliant Ways to Use Fruit

10 Brilliant Ways to Use Fruit

Spring and summer are full of bright and fresh flavours, especially in the fruit department. Beautiful berries are calling our name, melons are at their ripest, baskets of juicy peaches and nectarines are readily available, and perfect plums take us well into the fall. That’s probably why it’s so easy to overstock on some of these offerings—especially as we tell ourselves we’re going to eat better, lighter and fresher. So what do you do with that big batch of berries once it’s starting to get mushy, or that basketful of peaches that’s starting to bruise? Well we have a few ideas! 1. Blend up a Smoothie The best part...

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How to Make the Sourdough Loaf

How to Make the Sourdough Loaf

There’s nothing like the smell of homemade bread in your kitchen, and the taste of a fresh sourdough loaf is always so much better than store-bought. While there are some bakeries that sell traditionally made sourdough bread, it’s not always common to find. Besides, it’s actually easy to make your own bread at home. With a few readily available ingredients and a little bit of time, you can learn the basics of working with sourdough. The slow fermentation process of sourdough makes the bread easier to digest, and tastes absolutely delicious. We know you’ll love it! The Perfect Fermented Sourdough Bread Prep...

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