How do I determine how much orange oil to use in place of grated orange peel? What would the ratio be?
What is a Cornish hen? I have heard that it is a regular chicken that has been treated to remain small? I have never seen any Cornish hens on the hoof (so to...
I am having trouble getting pig’s blood to make boudin noir. Any suggestions?
Could you tell me what okra is, and where you get it?
In Far Eastern cuisine an ingredient called cilantro is mentioned. I'm from Sydney, Australia and haven't heard of it. Can you help me perhaps there is ano...
What is arugula? Is there a suitable substitute for it?
What is aubergine?
Since when are tomatoes used in ? When visiting Spain, Gazpacho was the "in thing" to eat there. However, as I remember, the Spanish did not put tomatoes in ...
What can I substitute for sesame oil?
I have a question about truffles. I want to get my sister-in-law a Christmas present but am confused. Do I buy truffles or black truffle oil, or white truffl...
How do you thaw flash-frozen truffles?
In a Turkish recipe for chicken curry what is green ginger?
What is cumin made out of?
How much ground cardamom would I substitute for 6 to 10 crushed cardamom seeds in a sweet bread dough?
What is the difference between Cajun and Creole seasoning? But over many years, there has been a lot of trading of ideas and styles, and a lot of evolution. ...
What is Southern cooking?
I teach culinary arts at a high school where we cannot use wine in our cooking. A recipe calls for Port wine – what can I use instead that would be flavorful?
Lemon problems! I live in Mexico and although we have lemons here, they are not the same as the ones you use in US. Could you tell me what is the difference ...
Is rice vinegar the same as rice wine? I need rice wine for a recipe.
What is Caerphilly cheese?