Gas or induction, toughened glass or stainless steel top? One of the questions commonly asked about toughened glass (or tempered glass) cooker hobs is whether the glass will last. According to Spring Singapore, toughened glass is not unbreakable and can shatter for a variety of reasons, despite what most people think.
Kitchens are dirty business—and we're not just talking about the dishes left in the sink. As she was getting out of her work clothes, I fished around her kitchen for a water glass. The icky truth is that kitchens are probably dirtier than your toilet.
Almond biscotti is a classic recipe that works perfect for the biscuit generalist. It’s slightly nutty and tastes great with any meal or drink.Learn how to prepare it the easy way here:
These little fudgy chocolate brownies are moist, rich and creamy. Very easy to make and pleasure to eat. Taking these with a cup of coffee in the morning makes my day.Find the whole recipe here:
A little different method to prepare strawberry shortcake. Follow this long, detailed, step by step recipe and you will prepare delicious shortcake in no time.Link to the recipe:
As I waited for Angela Dimayuga, executive chef at Mission Chinese Food, to answer the phone, all I could think was, “Why am I calling her to ask her about tape?” Related: 50 Recipes Better than Going out to the 50 Best Restaurants She’s one of the best chefs in Manhattan—I could have asked her about her grandmother’s sausage-stuffed chicken or her Filipino influence on the MCF menu, why her funky, fish sauce-y mapo tofu tastes so good, or really anything else. When we brought the comments to the attention of our test kitchen chef, Josh Cohen, and his assistant chef that day, Chris Roberts, they dove into a rant that lasted the better part of an hour.
There are several unspoken rules in the Food52 office: A batch of Chemex coffee is meant to be shared, when pie is served in the team kitchen you have to act quickly if you want a slice, and when Josh Cohen, our Test Kitchen Chef, pulls out a Harry Potter metaphor, whatever he’s talking about is going to be good. Related: How a Forgotten Piece of Furniture Found a Second Life (Photo: Bobbi Lin/Food52) “You know in Harry Potter,” he told me while preparing food for an event in the office, holding alightweight Birchwood Miyabi chef’s knife in his hand, “when they go to the wand store and hold a wand, they just know it’s good. High-quality knives are the same: You pick up the knife and feel a synergy with it.” Related: 4 Reasons I’m Obsessed with Our New Nonstick Stockpot Josh, who cooks everyday in Food52’s test kitchen—for editorial shoots, the food you see in our Shop photos, events, and meetings—spends no fewer than eight hours a day cooking, and that’s just at work.
Tender chicken with nutty Sesame Seeds. This is a great last minutes meal to make. Reheating leftover rice or frozen cooked rice, makes this meal a quick one to make, especially when the time isn’t a luxury.