Category: Food & Drink

10 Brain-Boosting Breakfast Recipes

A nutritious breakfast doesn’t just feed your body—it fuels your mind, as well! Here are 10 recipes that help foster healthy brain function—and satisfy your taste buds, too! Quinoa Pancakes with Raspberry Compote Quinoa flour has a distinctive flavour, stronger than the flavour of quinoa when it’s used as a whole grain. It’s a useful flour to use in...

The Easiest and Best Buttercream for Decorating Cookies

What’s better than cookies? Cookies topped with buttercream! Read on to discover the best buttercream for cookies. The slightly crumbly texture of cookies calls for a specific type of buttercream, with a texture that’s slightly smoother than you’d use to ice a cake. Here, you’ll find a recipe for buttercream that can easily be tailored to suit your specific...

Recipe: Decadent Chocolate-Crusted Lemon Tart

Easter has a long history and many symbols, but let’s be honest: for a lot of us, this time of year, our thoughts turn to chocolate. So I was thrilled when the folks at Green & Black’s sent over this amazing-looking recipe for an Organic Chocolate-Crusted Lemon Tart. It’s more sophisticated than your average. Easter has a long history...

What’s the Best Type of Chocolate for Baking?

Chocolate is chocolate, right? Not so fast — from semisweet to bittersweet, from milk chocolate to dark chocolate, from bars to morsels to powder, there are lots of types of chocolate to use in baking! With so many varieties, deciding which type is best can be tough. We’re going to break down some of the most common types of chocolate, including...

How to Make Potato Chips at Home

You probably think I’m crazy for even suggesting the idea of making potato chips at home. That’s OK, I am a little crazy. But hear me out because they’re truly easy to make and totally worth it. Tips for Chip Frying Success Use a Thermometer It’s important that the oil is the right temperature and remains in the correct...

Celino’s Partick: Making Top-Quality Italian Dining Accessible to Everyone

After decades satisfying diners in the East End, Celino’s has headed west and opened a second deli-restaurant. There’s more than a glimmer of the up-and-coming food scene in Partick and Thornwood right now. Organic food joints, craft beer bars, and coffee shops with gluten-free and vegan delicacies have been sprouting up among the betting shops, old-school boozers and discount...

How to Put Your Own Flavor Twist on Classic French Madeleines

When I want to make something that looks a bit more special than your average cookie, I often pick French madeleines. As long as you have the shell-shaped pan, madeleines are actually quite easy to make. In fact, the base recipe is the perfect candidate for all kinds of flavor variations. Madeleines are Made with A Sponge Cake Batter...

5 Foods to Store in the Freezer for Quick Meals

In a hurry? Tired of seeing your food go to waste? Discover eight foods you can store in the freezer for cooking with limited flavour loss.Pasta, plain or filled, can be cooked from frozen. All it takes is a simple sauce to transform it into a complete meal. Raw Shrimp and Other Shellfish Raw shrimp and other shellfish can be cooked from...