Having a cup of tea each day is a staple for many, especially here at MK headquarters. We’re delving into some of the various types of teas you have at home, as well as new ones to try the next time you feel like a change.
In the town of Louisiana in 1868, the first tabasco pepper crop was harvested and used to create the delicious sauce we know today. Presently, TABASCO® is a world-renowned sauce and kitchen condiment with a permanent place in many restaurants and kitchens.
The use of bitters dates back to hundreds of years ago, where it was first used by monks for medicinal purposes. The popularity of bitters soon grew in Europe in the 1600s where they were used as appetite stimulators before a meal. It was only later in 1824 that Dr. Johann Gottlieb Benjamin Siegert created the world famous recipe of aromatic bitters for Angostura.
It’s Friday, so we thought we’d have some fun and share some pretty cool facts about one of our favourites, jelly beans! How many did you already know?
Sometimes it’s easier to head to the meat section and pick up a few packs for the week while doing your shopping, but is it worth it? Here are a few reasons why it’s better to shop your meat from a local butcher.
Looking for cool new ways to use your juicer that doesn’t involve health drinks? Use it to make your own home-made coconut milk, and then use it make one of the divine recipes below for that tropical, nutty flavour we all know and love!
We got together with Chef Alicia Gilliomee from the Capital Hotel School (link to your website) to learn more about using florals in everyday cooking, right in time for summer! Humans have been using florals since they were gatherers; collecting fragrant roots, leaves, seeds for spices and flowers to infuse into potions for medicinal purposes. Florals would also be used for the sheer enjoyment of their flavour, and because these natural beauties have always held some power of adornment.
You head into the fruit aisle and you see bags and bags of them. We thought we’d save you some time so that you can differentiate between the various types and choose the perfect apples for you.
Shyly hiding in the woods or proudly displayed on the shelf, supermarket mushrooms are rich in antioxidants and full of flavour.
That satisfying pop when you bite into an ice-cold grape or that gentle sip of red you take after a long working week, there’s something pretty special about these little round fruit that beautifully dots our country’s vineyards. But besides it’s aesthetics and ability to be turned into a beloved alcoholic beverage, we want to explore the wonderful ways in which we can cook with it. So, get your grapes and we’ll meet in the kitchen!