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How is ricotta cheese made?

To make ricotta cheese, milk is heated until the curds and whey separate. The curds become the basis for varieties such as mozzarella, while reheating the whey produces the moist, fine grains that traditionally create ricotta (hence the name, meaning “twice cooked”). Is ricotta actually cheese? Strictly speaking, ricotta is not really considered a cheese, Click here to continue reading…

What does baking powder do to wings?

Tossing chicken wings in baking powder before baking them will help them get very crispy, rivaling the texture of a fried chicken wing. Why? Baking powder is alkaline and breaks down peptide bonds, allowing the skin to get more brown and crisp. Does baking powder make things crispy? Baking powder, not to be mistaken with Click here to continue reading…

Do cake tins keep cake fresh?

Unlike plastic, tin is not porous, will not absorb odours and flavours and will keep your cakes at their optimum. However carefully you wash plastic, smells linger on. Unless it’s new, opt for a cake tin to ensure your cake tastes exactly as it did when it was first baked. How long will a cake Click here to continue reading…

What does a cosmo taste like?

What do cosmos taste like? Cosmos are sweet with a touch of tang from lime. They taste of cranberry juice with orange (from the Cointreau), and though there’s a considerably slug of alcohol in it with equal parts alcohol to non alcohol, you can’t taste it very much. They are dangerously drinkable! Is a Cosmo Click here to continue reading…

What is the best cut of pork?

What it is: If you’re really into pork chops, pork tenderloin is the cut of meat to know. Cut from the loin, this is the most tender cut of pork. It takes on added flavors from marinades, rubs, and spices with ease. What is the most tender cut of pork? Loin: The area between the Click here to continue reading…

What can i add to salsa to make it better?

You can add any of the following to give your salsa more bulk: onions (sautéed or raw), diced avocado, cut corn, diced tomatoes (drained), or diced mango or pineapple (although the fruit will make the salsa taste much sweeter). What can I add to store bought salsa to make it better? Upgrade #1: Add Fresh Click here to continue reading…