AmyH888

My name is Amy and I’m an ex-chef and current food writer from Cape Town, South Africa. When I hung up my chef's whites for good I decided that it would be my mission to share my knowledge and love of food with as many people as possible through writing. Now, instead of working in a hot kitchen, I spend my days writing from home with my loyal dog and cat.

image of mct oil have a taste

What Does MCT Oil Taste Like? Everything You Need To Know!

MCT oil is a supplement that everyone in the fitness and weight loss communities has been talking about lately due to its unique properties. However, if you have yet to make this part of your routine, you may be reluctant to spend your money on it if you don’t know what it takes like, so …

What Does MCT Oil Taste Like? Everything You Need To Know! Read More »

image of Tapioca Starch vs Cornstarch

Tapioca Starch vs Cornstarch: Are They The Same?

Tapioca starch and cornstarch are gluten-free alternatives that people use as thickening agents. As they both serve a similar purpose, you might need help to differentiate between them, making your cooking experience challenging. You do not know what makes cornstarch and tapioca starch different can ruin your next dish if you are careful. We understand …

Tapioca Starch vs Cornstarch: Are They The Same? Read More »

image of opened coconut oil

Coconut Oil Shelf Life: Can It Go Bad or Expire? How Long Does It Last?

Coconut oil is a great healthy fat that we love having on hand to replace unhealthy oils. However, since it is usually sold in substantial tubs, you may find that it sits in your pantry for a  long time before you use it up. This may lead you to ask yourself: can coconut oil go …

Coconut Oil Shelf Life: Can It Go Bad or Expire? How Long Does It Last? Read More »

image of vanilla extract make things sweeter (1)

What Does Vanilla Extract Taste Like? How Can it Be Used?

Vanilla extract is an ingredient that every good baker needs in their pantry. However, if you are new to baking, then we wouldn’t be surprised if you have never tasted vanilla extract on its own before. So, what does vanilla extract taste like? Short Answer:  Vanilla extract tastes strong and floral with sweet caramel notes. …

What Does Vanilla Extract Taste Like? How Can it Be Used? Read More »

image of Vanilla Extract vs Vanilla Flavoring

Is Vanilla Extract the Same As Vanilla Flavoring?

If you have ever visited the baking aisle at the grocery store, you may have noticed that there are different types of vanilla with drastically different price tags. But is there actually a difference? Is vanilla flavoring the same as vanilla extract? Both of these ingredients may taste very similar, but only one is the …

Is Vanilla Extract the Same As Vanilla Flavoring? Read More »

Scroll to Top