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health

Health And Its Influence On Diet

DIABETES Healthy eating, combined with regular physical activity and weight control, is important to manage diabetes. People with diabetes should eat mainly high fibre carbohydrate foods such as wholegrain breads and cereals and vegetables and fruit. They should also reduce their intake of fat, especially saturated fat. Limiting the serving size of your meals is

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religious food

Influences on Cooking : Religious and Spiritual

Food is an important part of religious observance and spiritual ritual for many different faiths, including Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Judaism, . The role of food in cultural practices and religious beliefs is complex and varies among individuals and communities. CHRISTIANITY The various faiths of Christianity include Roman Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant. The regulations

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pizza dough

Pizza Dough Recipe

Around Naples, the capital of Campania, are found all the ingredients of one of Italy’s great exports, the pizza. Naples is credited with the invention of the pizza. INGREDIENTS 1000g All purpose flour 25g Salt 30g Yeast, dry 30ml Olive oil Water DIRECTIONS 1. Dry mix: combine flour, salt and yeast. Mix 2. Add in

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global cuisine 2

Global Cuisine 2 – India, Indonesia, Italy

This article is a continuation of my previous post on cuisines around the world which had France, China and Germany in focus. Today we are focusing on the cuisines of India, Indonesia and Italy. INDIA INTRODUCTION Throughout the centuries India has been subjected to invasions and control by many nations. The Moguls, who took control in

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velveting

Velveting – The Chinese Art Of Meat Tenderizing

Have you ever wondered why the meat dishes served in Chinese restaurants are so silky and tender? That art is called velveting – it is a Chinese technique used in preserving the moisture of meat, and provides a velvety texture. The technique of velveting meat is an often used but not really appreciated. It is

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global cuisine

Global Cuisine 1 – China, France, Germany

This article gives extensive knowledge on different cuisines around the world, what influenced them and their different style of cooking, this part focuses on the Chinese, French and German cuisines CHINESE CUISINE INTRODUCTION Chinese cooking as we know it today has evolved from the distinctive regional styles of the provinces. A century ago, when the

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food cost

Fundamentals of Food Costing

What is food costing? Food costing is the process by which the material or physical assets owned by an establishment are safe guarded, as the property needs these assets in order to make a profit. To ensure that a kitchen is operated in the most profitable way, and to control expenses, there need to be

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heart pizza

Heart-shaped Chicken Pizza

This is a perfect pizza for our loved ones or on special occasions. Apart from the shape, it’s cheesy, delicious, it is a sight and feel to behold. INGREDIENTS Pizza sauce Mozzarella cheese 100g Chicken breast, shredded 1 boiled egg 1 tablespoon Sweetcorn 2 tablespoons Green and red peppers Chilli oil DIRECTION 1. Coat shredded

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chefs terminology

Cooking Processes and Technical Terminologies

When next you hear any of these terms spoken by a chef or someone in the kitchen, i believe you won’t get lost after reading this article. You will sound like a pro. Kitchen/cooking terms is not limited to therms in this article. Acid – A substance having a sour or sharp flavour. Most foods

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nigerian cuisine

The Nigerian Cuisine

Nigerian Cuisine consists of dishes or food items from the hundreds of ethnic groups that comprise Nigeria. Like other West African cuisines, it uses spices and herbs with palm or groundnut oil to create deeply flavoured sauces and soups often very spicy hot with chili peppers. Nigerian feasts are colourful and lavish, while aromatic market

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