Friday, 22 January 2016


1. OLIVE OIL ; olive oil contains polyphends that help promote a healthy heart
2. SUGAR ; When cooking ,add little sugar sparingly to some dishes to balance the flavors in a meal
3. SALT; When used in moderation,salt can also bring out the flavors of food
4. LEMONS ; Raw lemon juice is well known for its anti oxidant and anti cancer properties because it is very rich in vitamin C. Lemon juice helps maintain a fully functioning immune system.
5. Onions and Garlic; Sauteing onion and garlic is a healthy way to stimulate appetite for a variety of vegetables that can be added to this flavorable base.
You need these key ingredients in your kitchen.
Life is too short to leave food uneaten.
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Friday, 15 January 2016


I know some folks who will not trade a croacker fish for other type of fish or even a beef, Considering its uniqueness, the croaker fish comes from a family of different species or kingdom,but the most common one is the 'white croaker'.
There can be so many ways in preparing this fish,you can either boil,fry ,roast but i choose to always grill mine, well seasoned peppered fish will do the trick, you can also garnish with vegetables such as carrot, greenpeas , sweetcorn and the likes.. oh am i making you salivate?
yeah i know, you can thank me later!Wink


One beautiful evening, my dear sister was inspired to try on something different, she did put some culinary skills into these..
She made Fried irish potatoes and gizzard,and combined it with gizdodo..hmm..Yummy


This week i will be starting a series on watermelon:
Despite popular belief that watermelon is made up of only water and sugar, watermelon is actually considered a nutrient dense food, a food that provides a high amount of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants for a low amount of calories. It also helps in loss of weight.
Its redness indicates its high levels in beta-carotene,you can also blend its seeds for extra zinc and vitamine E.
When purchasing this fruit, choose watermelons that feels heavy for its size and makes a hollow sound when tapped.
PREPARATION: Wash well, Cut out the wedge from the whole fruit and cut out the flesh away from the rind. chop to fit.

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"1. Thou shalt keep thy knives sharp.
Your most basic tool is your knife – it is an extension of your
To cut well, all your knives must be sharp: make sharpening a
Daily routine.
Remember, it is never the knife’s fault.
2. Thou shalt work with the best people.
To become a great chef, you need to gain experience with
Three or four very good chefs.
The best is not always the most popular or most famous. It
Can just as easily be a chef in a small establishment who is
Simply very organized and very good.
3. Thou shalt keep thy station orderly.
From the storage of vegetables to the finishing of mise-en-
Place, everything needs to be marked and date labelled, in
Proper containers and taking up minimum room.
A well-organized station is respected by the rest of the
Kitchen staff.
4. Thou shalt purchase wisely.
A profitable restaurant runs on this principle: Use everything.
Pay attention to the price of ingredients and keep them in line
With what a customer will pay.
The more you utilize everything, the more you will be able to
Afford the best ingredients.
A great chef respects the culinary value of every ingredient –
From a tomato to a truffle.
5. Thou shalt season with precision.
Proper seasoning enhances the taste of every ingredient.
There is an exact point at which ingredients are seasoned
More is not always better.
Learning how to season correctly requires endless practice.
6. Thou shalt master the heat.
From 50°C to 500°C, there is an enormous range for heat to
Affect ingredients. A truly great cook has such an intimate
Knowledge of heat that he or she develops a sixth sense of
Timing for the moment of doneness.
7. Thou shalt learn the world of food.
Experience different cuisines whenever you can. This will
Broaden your foundation as a chef.
Do it when you are young, as you are building your career.
Even when you have begun to progress through the ranks of
The kitchen, use your time off to go places, try new
Restaurants and buy books.
In other words, immerse yourself in the world of food.
8. Thou shalt know the classics.
No matter what cuisine you concentrate on, the classic dishes
Will cover the spectrum of techniques and ingredients needed
To master a cuisine. The fundamentals of stocks, sauces and
Seasoning are all in the classics.
9. Thou shalt accept criticism.
As an apprentice, you spend your days and nights being
Criticized and analyzed by the chefs you work for.
Criticism may not always be conveyed in a sensitive manner,
But it is other people’s way of telling you how to improve your
Results and it is important to learn from it.
It is equally important to learn how to criticize when you
Become a fully-fledged chef.
10. Thou shalt keep a journal of thy recipes.
You cannot remember everything you see or have cooked, but
With a journal, a computer and a digital camera, you can bring
Those taste memories back to life and they will act as your
Guidance and support throughout your professional career