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You’re Eating Fake Wasabi

Wasabi is usually much more expensive than most people realize, so restaurants are much more likely to buy Wasabi powder, which often contains very little, or n...

How to cure egg yolks

Chef Elise Kornack shows us how to cure egg yolks.I think this is a pretty great way to show some skill in the kitchen without being too nerdy. If you enjoyed ...

Care for some Hitler Bacon?

Before WWII Hungarian soldiers were given rations of bacon, which they called "Kaiser-bacon", because it came from the Austrian kaiser. Then during WWII the Hun...

How to make the best grilled cheese

I try and not eat dairy, because it does things in my gastric tract that produce what probably border on crimes against humanity, and at least in my mind, spous...

The Multi Chef by Breville

A few months ago, the lovely wife came with one of these - a Multi Chef by Breville. Honestly, at the time I wasn't impressed, and wished she'd gotten an espres...

The Ultimate Guide to Poached Eggs

Seeing as it's World Egg day in October, I thought I'd try and find the best way to poach an egg. Yup, I know it's not even February yet but a good poached egg ...

Striped Mushroom Omelet {video}

There's something incredibly meditative about finding a long way to do something that normally doesn't take much time at all. A mushroom omelet for example: ...

Blue Cheese and Lindt Chocolate Truffles

Ok I know this sounds insanely disgusting and should be confined to gastronomic purgatory. "How bad could it be?" was my exact thought before eating this....