Tips

Plan Ahead for Food Savings

By |March 19th, 2014|

Let’s face it, busy modern lives don’t always slow down, allowing us to plan ahead and plot our weekly course.  Too often we are left reacting to what comes are way, rather than proactively shaping our days.  Unfortunately, flying by the seat of our pants is an easy way to waste money, especially on things […]

How to cook pasta perfectly

By |October 23rd, 2013|

Sometimes, it is difficult to cook pasta without sticking. The taste is not nice if it is over cooked.

Here are few tips to cook pasta evenly.

How to cook pasta perfectly?

Add salt to boiling water when cooking pasta.

Stir well to stop pasta from sticking to the bottom of the pan.
I used to add few oil drops […]

How to avoid fish from sticking onto the pan when pan frying

By |October 9th, 2013|

It is a common experience that the fish is sticking to the pan while pan frying.I had this issue earlier and did not able to have a nice surface when pan frying a fish.Finally I found how to pan fry a fish without sticking onto the pan.Here are few tips to prevent this.Remember to […]

How to fold a grocery bag and store them neatly

By |August 1st, 2013|

fold a grocery bag neatlyThis is not a recipe post. But I believe an organized pantry/kitchen is one of the secrets for a delicious dish. I usually reuse plastic grocery bags. Most of the time I use those as garbage bags or liners for the dustbins.  But how to store them nicely in […]

How to make Ginger Garlic Paste at home

By |July 16th, 2013|

Homemade Ginger Garlic PasteGinger garlic paste is an essential for cooking; most of the recipes including Sri Lankan recipes require ginger garlic paste, specially recipes like chicken curry. Until recent, I used to grind this when it is needed for a recipe. But it takes time to grind it frequently for each recipe and […]

How to Clean a Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink

By |June 26th, 2013|

Make it a habit to clean the kitchen sink every day. The kitchen sink should be one of the cleanest places at our home. By just rinsing out it doesn’t make it clean and free from germs and bacteria. Here I gathered few tips for cleaning a Stainless Steel Sink.For everyday cleaning of stainless […]

How do you Store Onion & Garlic in the pantry?

By |June 14th, 2013|

How to store Onion & Garlic in the pantry?This was a question for me for a long time and finally I found a solution.Earlier I used a small rack on the pantry top & stored onion & garlic there.My idea was that onion & garlic need to be stored in open […]

Health Benefits of Corn

By |September 11th, 2012|

Fish & Mercury Level

By |August 31st, 2012|

Fish & seafood are a great source of protein. Also they contain healthy fats & omega-3 fatty acids that help keep your heart healthy. Therefore eating fish& seafood is good because of healthy benefits of it. However eating of wrong kind of fish more frequently may raise the level of mercury in your body. This […]

Substitutes for Heavy Cream,Bread Crumbs & Corn Syrup

By |August 19th, 2012|

There are times which we need to find alternative ingredients for a recipe. Here are some substitutes for bread crumbs, corn syrup & heavy cream. However substitutions can change the flavour a little bit. Also the appearance of the outcome can be changed slightly. Anyway these substitutions will be helpful if the wanted ingredient is […]