Vanilla Paste vs Vanilla Extract

vanilla paste vs vanilla extract

Vanilla is used across the world to flavor and enhance recipes of all types. But in general, we only use vanilla extract, the liquid extraction of vanilla pods. But more and more, other types of vanilla products are entering use, including thicker pastes, and of course the raw bean itself. But what are the differences […]

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Ceramic Knives vs Steel Knives

Ceramic knives vs steel knives

There’s a lot of choices and even more information out there when it comes to kitchen knives. But one of the biggest choices you have to make, especially when you’re buying a quality set, is whether to go ceramic or steel. There are defined pros and cons for both, and a definite reason why you should […]

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Coconut Cream vs Coconut Butter

Coconut cream vs coconut butter

Coconut is amazing. Every single part of that big brown nut can be used for something, even coconut water. And it’s becoming a far more regular occurrence in daily life to come across something that’s got coconut in it, whether it’s shampoo or hand crème. But it’s invading our kitchens, too. Once relegated to cakes […]

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Potato Flour vs Potato Starch

Potato flour vs potato starch

If you don’t know the difference, potato flour and potato starch can both look and seem quite similar. But when you start to look at the differences and consider potato flour vs potato starch, you start to realize that they actually are completely different. Here’s the lowdown. Is potato starch the same as potato flour? […]

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Grass Fed vs Grass Finished Beef

Grass Fed vs Grass Finished Beef

Did you know that even if your beef is supposedly ‘Grass fed,’ it may have spent the last few months of its life eating nothing but grain, the same as a completely standard piece of meat? I certainly didn’t, which is why when I heard about it, I had to look into it further. That’s […]

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Ceramic Cookware Pros and Cons

Ceramic Cookware Pros and Cons

When you’re looking at decent cookware that doesn’t break the bank, ceramic pots and pans keep bubbling up to the surface. But are they as good as they’re made out to be? And just why are they so much better than your mom’s hand me down cast iron skillet anyway? Read on to find out […]

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How Long Does Almond Milk Last?

how long does almond milk last

It’s deceptively difficult to tell when almond milk has gone bad. More than once, I’ve grabbed a carton out of the back of the refrigerator that I’d forgotten was in there, and checked the date only to find that it was out of date by two or three days. But then, when you give it […]

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Difference Between Sushi and Sashimi

Difference Between Sushi and Sashimi

You’ve probably heard the term sushi. You might have heard the term sashimi. What you might not know is the difference between the two or even if there is a difference between the two. But there is. It is a very defined difference, too. One that a connoisseur of Japanese food would frown at if […]

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Does Lemon Juice Go Bad?

Does Lemon Juice Go Bad

We are not going to underestimate your intelligence. You know what lemon juice is. It is the juice of a lemon.   Used all over the world for flavouring food and drinks, it is now regularly sold in those tiny little squeezy bottles that you see at the supermarket. The ones shaped like little lemons. […]

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Italian Bread VS French Bread

Italian Bread VS French Bread

Both France and Italy have a great heritage of breadmaking, but both countries make remarkably different types of bread. You might wonder how this is possible. I mean. It is bread, right? But when you get into the down and dirty, both types are completely different: Both made in a variety of ways, with different […]

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