Regardless of whether organic or conventional cultivation: fruit should always be washed before consumption. But when is the best time for it: directly after the purchase or only when you want to eat it? In general, fruits and vegetables should only be cleaned shortly before consumption, otherwise, they will spoil faster. Not only dirt, chemical residues, worm eggs, and bacteria are removed, but also the…

The vegetables should still be firm to the bite, the meat crispy, the fish well-cooked but tender: when cooking, not only the right technique is important, but also high-quality accessories. Good pans impress with a straight base, an insulating handle that protects against burnt fingers, and also fit perfectly on the hob so that no energy is lost when cooking. But that’s not all you…

As a starter, main course, or a light snack, a salad is always the right choice. A delicious dressing is a be-all and end-all. It should match the type of salad, not be too heavy, but complement the salad and have the right flavor. These five tips will give your salad dressing the perfect taste. Choose a high-quality oil as the basis for your salad…

Lemons last longer in the refrigerator, whether whole or already cut. But unfortunately they also get moldy there very quickly. Two smarticular.net readers each sent us a great tip on how to better keep lemons in the fridge. A little warning in advance about how you should not keep sliced ​​lemons! Never use aluminum foil for this. There are various studies and reports that we…

Whether you are a hobby cook or a professional, cooking yourself is not only fun and healthy, you can also save energy. We have put together 8 tips for you to easily reduce your energy consumption when cooking. So the food tastes even better! Tip 1: The right pot Always use a pan that also fits the hob. If the pot is smaller than the…

You have probably been in a situation when your friend or a family member has a birthday and you need to buy a good gift. It can be exciting, but also quite a challenge to choose something perfect. Especially, when you are looking for a gift for a professional chef. But no worries: we created a list of possible options that will satisfy any cook. …

Any professional chef would say that one of the keys to making a great dish is working with a good knife. Without a doubt, to cut and slice the products is a quick and safe way, you need a good knife. However, there are hundreds of offers on the market. How to choose a basic knife set that will be a tool in the kitchen?…

There is no doubt that there is nothing better than a freshly cooked meal. However, for people with a busy schedule, it is impossible to prepare food for each meal. That is why prepping is everything now. However, the new question occurs: what is the best way to store the food. In this article, you will find the reason why you need to have food…

Without any doubt, the process of cooking can be very intriguing and exciting. Trying something new gives the space for creativity. However, we live in a busy world. Most people have tight schedules, and they cannot spend much time cooking. For that reason, we created a list of life hacks and tips that will make cooking easier. Prep the Food in Advance This is the…

Without any doubt, a well-made steak with some fried vegetables is truly one of the best dished there is. Many people do wonder if it is possible to make a great steak at home. The answer is most definitely yes! However, there are certain aspects that need to be considered. Besides choosing good-quality fresh meat, you will need a good pan. With a huge range…