Lefree Market

Forget mediocre food

Home » Cooking » Page 5

Cooking

1 min read
  • The healthiest cooking oils are higher in unsaturated fat and lower in saturated fat. 
  • It’s important to use oils for cooking below their smoke points or they can lose nutritional value.  
  • You should also measure your cooking oil portions, as using too much can be unhealthy. 
  • Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more advice.

Oils are fats in liquid form at room temperature. While they are found in a variety of foods — such as nuts, fish, avocado, and olives — cooking oils are one of the most common forms of oil consumption. And some cooking oils are healthier than

Read More
1 min read

Photo: Courtesy of Sur La Table

Whether you’re bored with the four dinners you know how to make or are looking forward to the day you can cook for other people again, after the year we’ve had, we wouldn’t blame you for craving change in your kitchen. Something that could help in either scenario? Signing up for an online cooking class, a category that — like other online classes — has exploded in popularity since many of us started working and (mostly) living at home because of the pandemic. But this desire to take online cooking classes means there are

Read More
1 min read

I don’t live alone now. But I did for quite a few years on and off, and for all that I loved having a room of my own at last (how pleasant, not to have to extract someone else’s hair from the shower), there were always lonely moments. When I was burgled, there was no one to comfort me after the police had left. A couple of boyfriends dumped me (though to be fair, I dumped a couple back). Sometimes, having cooked myself a proper supper, I would have one of those sad, out-of-body experiences when you suddenly see yourself

Read More
1 min read

Afghani chicken tikka is best enjoyed with mint chutney, onion rings and lemon juice on top.

Highlights

  • Chicken tikka is one of the most popular snacks in the Indian cuisine
  • Afghani chicken tikka is a quick and easy snack that you can try at home
  • Here is a fuss-free Afghani chicken recipe you can try

Can you imagine a party without some scrumptious tikkas on the table? Well, we definitely can’t! A dish with countless variations cannot simply be skipped from a party menu, can it? From paneer to chicken and to even fish, tikkas have taken over every party

Read More
1 min read

Tofu has such a bad reputation of being boring and bland, but there are so many amazing ways to cook flavourful and satisfying tofu. It feels like there’s always a new and unique way to cook tofu that makes it an exciting ingredient. By freezing and thawing your tofu, not just once, but twice you end up with such a  meat-like texture you wouldn’t believe it’s tofu. Perfect for making this Sweet & Sticky Tofu  Crispy “Chicken.”

Why do you need to freeze and thaw tofu twice? By freezing your tofu, the water in your tofu expands, creating little pockets

Read More
1 min read
undefined

Photo: Danielle C. Belton

When I lived in Midtown there was this Vietnamese pho spot I’m convinced only I ordered food from because it went out of business after two years despite being quite good and having a pork chop version of beef pho that I loved. Luckily, I figured out how to procure my own bone beef broth and discovered hand-pulled seeming, fresh-tasting frozen ramen on Fresh Direct, which I prefer to the more traditional vermicelli. I got the recipe for what actually goes into seasoning the beef broth from…you guessed it, NYT Cooking, and was

Read More
Copyright © All rights reserved. | Newsphere by AF themes.