Corn Flour Substitutes: 4 Of The Best Options – GimmeTasty.com

If you want to thicken your soup, you might start thinking about corn flour. Of course, this should not be a problem, as it is a common kitchen ingredient. But what if you don’t have it? Are there any alternatives? Fortunately, there are particular ingredients that can act as corn flour substitutes. If you usually spend a lot of in the kitchen, you know that it is your responsibility to know these alternative thickeners. Otherwise, you won’t be able to make your favorite stew and gravy. Apart from being a thickener, corn flour can also serve as an anti-caking element…

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Curry Paste Vs. Curry Powder! Which Is The Best Choice For You?

Curry is India’s most popular contribution to the culinary world. There are so many variations, from chicken to goat. But there is one key ingredient that is always present in this dish, and that is curry powder or paste. A lot of good cooks automatically assume a lot of things about curry paste and powder that are untrue. Some claim that one is better than the other and this is simply misleading to curry lovers everywhere. Both have their advantages and disadvantages, and if you really want a great curry experience then it is best to know when to use which one.…

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Harissa Substitute: The Best 6 Options

Harissa is undeniably an exotic ingredient. Just like smoked paprika or chili paste, it is not something that is either staple or ordinary. Therefore, finding the best harissa substitute can be difficult, especially if you are not aware of how this ingredient works. The very first time I came across harissa paste was when a friend of mine introduced me to her roasted chicken recipe. She had included harissa and peas in the dish, making it more pleasurable to the tongue. After that, I made sure this ingredient was present in my spice rack. But just as with other condiments…

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What Is Stromboli And How Is It Different From Calzone?

There is a variety of Italian foodstuffs that you can savor and enjoy. They all have different textures, tastes, and modes of preparations. Of course, many of these delicacies have amusing, tongue-twisting names, as I found during my last visit to Naples in 2015. I went to multiple pizza joints there and was really taken aback by the vastness of their cuisine. It is wonderful and beguiling but you can also get confused and baffled, especially if a dish seems like a lot of other Italian delicacies. One good example of this is stromboli and calzone, which are always confused…

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Looking For Cornmeal Replacements? Try These Four Alternatives Now!

Cornmeal is an excellent kitchen ingredient. Although it is not a versatile food item, the role of cornmeal in the kitchen is still vital. It will not only elevate the quality of your cooking, but also provide the proper texture and taste for many recipes, such as corn cakes and grapefruit cake. Unfortunately, there are some occasions when we can’t use cornmeal because it is not available or it’s not at our disposal or we are cooking for someone who is allergic to corn. However, this is not a problem as looking for a suitable replacement is easy. As long…

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Corn Flour Versus Cornstarch: What's The Difference?

You can use various thickeners for your baking and cooking needs. Of course, most of these are starch-based thickeners. They could come in the form rice starch, cornstarch, potato starch, corn flour, and arrowroot. Among these, my two favorites are cornflour and cornstarch. But which is better? There is a constant debate in the cooking community about this. Both of these thickeners have their respective advantages and disadvantages. But these don’t change the fact that they are both great to have in your kitchen. However, for the purpose of this article, let us explore the pros and cons of these…

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The Best Potato Starch Substitutes (Hint: It Is Not Potato Flour!)

Finding a potato starch substitute can be easy or difficult, depending on how familiar you are with this ingredient, so there are times when the hunt for an alternative can become an ordeal. But don’t get discouraged. All problems in the kitchen have their solutions, and you’ll find that some common foodstuffs can often replace an elusive ingredient in your pantry or refrigerator. Have you remembered the article I wrote about tarragon and garam masala? Many people thought that they couldn’t be substituted, but with a little creativity and intuition, I was able to come up with alternatives to these…

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Substitute For Curry Powder? Hoard These Spices Now!

A curry powder can be either a primary or special ingredient in your kitchen. Our needs for this spice are different, as we all have different cooking and recipe preferences. Despite this fact, curry powder is still considered to be a vital food additive, mainly due to its savory, sweet flavor. The spectrum of tastes that curry powder provides is due to the presence of multiple ingredients. For example, turmeric, bay leaf, and cumin provide the spice and savory texture. Meanwhile, cloves and cinnamon ensure that the curry powder has a “sparkling” taste. Although it is viewed as an Indian…

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Classic Kiddies' Favorites: How To Make Crispy Corn Nuggets

Corn nuggets! They’re a nice, quick and crispy tender snack for all, which are cooked in different way to deep-fried or baked corn. Care to do an experiment? Add a bit of jam and honey to the nuggets and see what the outcome is. Since this delicious treat is so simple, it really is easy as pie to learn! Simple steps, simple things, simple food! Making this recipe won’t do you any harm. The texture of this meal can be rough but it doesn’t taste rough at all! So grab your apron and frying pan, and get ready to learn…

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