Food & Cooking

Roasted, baked and fried: potato perfection every time

Roasted, baked and fried: potato perfection every time


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Making Whipped Cream with the Help of Cream Chargers

Cream chargers are the backbone of the food industry. Their usage is increasing day by day as they are the most affordable way to prepare the whipped cream. Cream chargers are also popularly known as Nitrous oxide cartridges. Now, I know that we all love drinking coffee and shakes that are filled with whipped cream to the top. But have you ever wondered how the whipped cream is created? It is with the help of cream chargers. The coffee and shakes you enjoy sitting at exotic places have been prepared with the help of these. May it be hot chocolate, … Read More

South Africa’s trailblazing Black food writer dies of virus

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s trailblazing Black food writer Dorah Sitole’s latest cookbook was widely hailed in December as a moving chronicle of her journey from humble township cook to famous, well-traveled author.

The country’s new Black celebrity chefs lined up to praise her as a mentor who encouraged them to succeed by highlighting what they knew best: tasty African food.

Now they are mourning Sitole’s death this month from COVID-19. She was 65.

In “40 Years of Iconic Food,” Sitole engagingly described how she quietly battled South Africa’s racist apartheid system to find appreciation, and a market, for African

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Local Chefs Teach Online Cooking Classes to Fight Food Insecurity in Hudson Valley NY

HUDSON VALLEY, NY — Janet Irizarry, the founder of Hudson Valley Eats, spoke with Brian Brodeur about her latest initiative, “Cooking For A Cause”. Irizarry started Hudson Valley Eats, whose main goal is to “make sure that everyone in the Hudson Valley eats, not just those who can afford it.” 

During the pandemic, it is hard for people to afford their basic necessities, including food. Irizarry is working to help people who are food insecure, by organizing five Zoom classes with five chefs who are popular in the Hudson Valley region, called “Cooking For A Cause.” The

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