Category Archives: Diet

The Ways to Learn to Cook

The growing interest in food and cooking has prompted several ways to learn how to cook but… is it possible to do it online?

There are basic techniques and easy basic techniques

Culinary professionals recommend beginning with the easy basic techniques; for example, learning how to cook pasta al dente, how to blanch vegetables to preserve colour and taste and how to cook a good piece of meat after searing it in a pan. These skills can easily be mastered in a short period of time by reading well written articles from blogs and by practicing.

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Diets make room for healthy cooking

The new year brings a healthy change of focus: stop thinking about calories and take a closer look at recipes that help you make delicious yet light home-cooked meals. Modern cooking steps into the domestic domain.

Starting to cook again at home

“Though there’s nothing wrong with starting a diet per se, I prefer to focus on changes that make me more excited to cook at home, rather than focusing on calories or cleanliness,” declares Claire Lower in Kitchen Resolutions You Should Make for a Delicious 2016. And she hits the nail right on the head. From a psychological perspective, it’s much more intriguing to focus on positive words like “excited” than words with more negative connotations such as “calories,” more synonymous with “enemy,” “depression,” and a host of others. From a nutritional point of view, all recommendations point towards learning how to eat to maintain a youthful, illness-free body.

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