Astronauts recently got a zinnia to bloom on the International Space Station. What does this mean for the future of food and farming? We take a look at space ice cream and tube food, childhood dreams and the harsh realities of space colony living, cooking in zero gravity and farming in space. Read more on Foodal.
Not sure how to store dates correctly? Here’s a hint: the colder, the better. We provide a look at various types of dates, their qualities and uses, as well as helpful information on storage and ways to feature this tasty dried fruit in your cooking. For the details on how to preserve this tasty dried fruit, read more on Foodal.
A good store bought red or white wine vinegar is a rare find. The taste is often insipid and acidic, and comes with a high price tag for mediocre flavor and quality. For full-bodied, flavorful vinegars, why not make your own? By using up leftover wine, you can make exquisite brews in just a few weeks. It’s easy to do, inexpensive, and fun! Check out our outline of this simple process on Foodal.
Get to know the characteristics and flavor profiles of a variety of natural and refined vegetable oils that will help you to select the right one for the job. They’re our daily companions in the kitchen whether we’re cooking, frying, or baking, and the available selection is enormous, with many types and quality levels to choose from. Read on to learn the differences between these types, and discover how you can benefit from choosing the right variety for a particular dish.
Adding more fish to your diet is smart. But it should be cooked lightly and simply to get the most nutritional benefit. If you love fish and value its outstanding health-boosting aspects, knowing how to cook it properly is important. Heavy coatings and rich sauces are tasty, but they can take away from the nutritional impact. Read on to discover seven methods that will not only turn out moist, delicious fish, but that will also help to retain their beneficial oils and nutrients.