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 Crab Taste Like? (6 Best Ways To Eat!)

I’m sure you’ve seen people cracking into some juicy crab legs on cooking shows, but have you ever wondered what they taste like? Short Answer: Crab has a very delicate flavor that is a delicate balance between sweet and salty with a slight taste of the sea. The meat is firm and juicy but delicate. …

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What Do Rice Noodles Taste Like? (Very Mild Flavour And…)

Have you ever feasted on a delicious bowl of pad thai? Well, then you’ve eaten rice noodles before. But when you eat them with a plate full of sauce and toppings it can be hard to taste the noodles themselves, so the question is what do rice noodles taste like? The best thing about noodles …

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What Does Red Lentil Pasta Taste Like? (The Truth Flavour!)

Wheat-free pasta alternatives like red lentil pasta have become very popular recently but have you ever wondered what it tastes like? Some of us avoid pasta alternatives because we think their flavor is too strong, or it just doesn’t live up to the real thing.  However, if you enjoy the flavor of red lentils and …

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Why Do Red Onions Turn Blue? [The Truth Sciences & Benefits)

Have you ever been cooking onions, especially red onions, and suddenly they turn blue? Wondering why? Blue is not a color we are used to seeing when cooking fresh ingredients, so this can be a bit of a shock when it happens. In this article, we are going to be looking at why do onions …

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Doenjang’s Shelf Life: Does It Go Bad or Expire? How To Tell…

So you have an open container of doenjang that has been in your fridge longer than you can remember and you’re wondering if you can safely use it to make doenjang-jjigae. Maybe your grandma gifted you a jar and told you it came from her grandma, and you’re thinking, “This can’t possibly still be good …

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Why Do Eggs Stick to the Pan? Tips and Tricks to Avoid It 

If you are an egg enthusiast like us, you’ve definitely had to struggle with sticking eggs in your time. But why does this happen? Eggs naturally like to stick, after all, you can use eggs to seal pastries together, so we need to find a few tricks to get around their sticky nature. In this …

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Flour Tortillas Shelf Life: Does It Go Bad? How to Tell

If you keep yourself stocked with tortillas as we do, you might find yourself asking: Do flour tortillas go bad? Well, we have been there so today we are here to help!  In this article, we will teach you how to tell if your flour tortillas have gone bad and give you some tips on …

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Cholula’s Shelf Life: Can It Go Bad or Expire? How To Tell

If you’re a fan of hot sauce, you are probably very familiar with Cholula. Cholula is a hot sauce brand from Mexico with a wide range of hot sauces made from different peppers that vary in flavor and heat. A true hot sauce fan tends to have a few hot sauces in their collection. Cholula …

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Chamoy’s Shelf Life: Can It Go Bad or Expire? How To Tell…

Chamoy is an utterly delicious condiment that is the perfect balance of sweet, salty, sour, and spicy.  Originating in Mexico, chamoy is most commonly served with sweets.  If you visit the streets of Mexico City, you are bound to find a fruit stand serving chamoy over fresh fruit. Chamoy is an underrated condiment that we …

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