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.

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What Does Ranch Taste Like? Here’s the Real Deal! 

Fact: Ranch is the best-tasting and most popular dressing out there.  Want some proof? Well, it’s the most consumed salad in the US, with an average American consuming it up to 38 times yearly. (*) But wait, there’s more. Celebs like Courteney Cox and Melissa McCarthy love its taste so much that they can slurp

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What Do Figs Taste Like? How Can It Be Used? (FULL ANALYSIS)

We’re sure that, at some point, you have been perusing the fruit aisle of your grocery store and come across some beautiful purple figs that look too delicious to pass up. However, they tend to be a little more expensive than your average fruit. So, before you spend your money, it’s important to know; In

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Butter Chicken vs Chicken Curry: What’s the Difference?

When looking for curry recipes or checking out a new curry restaurant menu, it can be very overwhelming to figure out the difference between all the dishes. Even when you narrow it down to the chicken section, there are so many dishes, and it’s hard to tell the difference. So, butter chicken vs chicken curry:

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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

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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

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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.

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