General cooking hints

While practicing my cooking techniques, I discovered a lot of ways to work better. 

Broth

In making broth bones have an important effect on taste. The pork broth in the Japanese Ramen, the chicken or beef broth to make Vietnamese Pho and the best fish soup, are all ...

Bread, dough and batter

With my roots in Europe, I love to make my own bread, dough and batter. I mostly make a full grain nut and seed bread, sometimes naturally leavened, but also Ciabatta or North ...

Frozen fish versus fresh

Modern fishing boats often spend more than a week away from the port. Therefore most fish has been  frozen before it is coming on land for the trade.  Flash freezing ensures ...