Wheat-free vs. Gluten-free: Find out the difference

The term wheat-free and gluten-free have always been confusing. But there is a definite difference you need to know about. The gluten-free diet is becoming a popular fad these days and is really not essential. Unless you are either sensitive to it or is diagnosed with the celiacs disease. The wheat-free diet is something less…

Why you should avoid these common cooking mistakes

Have you ever questioned your cooking? What is it that you’re doing wrong? Well, most often we can make small mistakes that can, in turn, change the whole dish. A simple ingredient can change how the food tastes. So a simple cooking mistake can change how your dish will turn out. Here are some cooking…

Coffee Barista: How an Accidental Food was discovered

At times, I would throw in some things together to make newly discovered and eatable food. And always, I would have the tendency to add something else to make it better than the original recipe. You go through the cupboard and fridge in search of which new ingredient to put. You will try to make…

Did you know about this fifth sense of taste?

When you take a bite of food, what do you taste? Is it bitter, sweet, salty or sour? How about savory? This is one sense you probably didn’t know was considered as a taste. This is also known as Umami- the fifth taste. We are able to perceive this taste due to the glutamic acid…

Where did the fortune cookies come from? Here’s the answer

My favorite part of Chinese takeouts was always the fortune cookies. Breaking the cookie in half and reading my fortune was really fun for everyone in my family. We would read aloud our fortunes to each other. They even tasted good! When I was young, while roaming the streets of San Francisco, my dad would…

Why we eat Ice Cream to stitch a broken heart?

Why we eat ice cream to stitch a broken heart? It’s a question that might’ve been puzzling you for quite some time now. Apparently, there is a scientific reason for this. Breakups are really hard to deal with. Some people are better at dealing with it than others. Then again I would vouch that most…

Dips for a Tangy Taste: Try these Easy to Make Recipes

Dips are heaven in a bite, especially when they are tangy. Be it breadsticks, tortilla chips or crackers that you dip into that dip, the burst of flavours is always mouthwatering. Dips and chips are also a great party starter and can be made effortlessly for a large number of people. Here are some easy…