How to Thicken Chili: 4 Simple Ways to Thicken Your Red Chili

How to Thicken Chili: 4 Simple Ways to Thicken Your Red Chili

Chili is the shortened term of a dish named ‘Chili con Carne’, which translates into ‘chili with meat.’ This dish originally came from northern Mexico or southern Texas. This is a popular main dish mainly consisting of chili peppers, meat, tomatoes, various kinds of spices, and sometimes red kidney beans. However, Texans tend not to…

What Is Demerara Sugar? Demerara vs. White Sugar Benefits

What Is Demerara Sugar? Demerara vs. White Sugar Benefits

Demerara sugar is a type of raw sugar that comes from sugarcanes. It originated from a country of South America named ‘Guyana’ that was formerly known as Demerara, which explains the reason behind the name of this certain type of sugar. But it currently comes from a country of East Africa called ‘Mauritius.’ Many people…

Best Curry Powders 2022

Best Curry Powders 2022

It’s possible to wind up with 10 different spice mixes if ten separate jars of curry powder are pulled from ten different cupboards. Even though the ingredients that go under the moniker “curry powder” are widely used in cuisines all over the world, the composition of each version and the applications for which it is…

Chinese winter melon overview: Winter Melon Information and Facts

Chinese winter melon overview: Winter Melon Information and Facts

Buying, Cooking, and Recipes Chinese winter melons go by various names: White gourd, Winter gourd, Wax gourd, Sufed Kaddu, Chinese preserving melon, Ash gourd, Tallow gourd, etc. It comes from the gourd family named ‘The Cucurbitaceae.’ It originated from south and southeast Asia and is now cultivated pretty much all around. The wax gourd plant…

What Is Calamari? How to Cook Squid With Easy Fried Calamari Recipe

What Is Calamari? How to Cook Squid With Easy Fried Calamari Recipe

Buying, Cooking, and Recipes Calamari, popular seafood, is the Italian word for ‘squid’. Squid is a type of Cephalopod that comes from the family of Cephalopoda. Oftentimes, Calamari is confused with being made out of octopus instead of squid. Squid does look similar to an octopus, but its flesh is much more tender and thinner….