The Chef’s Knife

The Chef’s Knife

For a chef, the knife is their most important tool.  And everyone else agrees –  at more than two million years old, the knife is considered one of the most important tools of all time. Due to its role as humankind’s first tool, as the history of the knife...
What is a Vegan?

What is a Vegan?

A vegan is someone who practices a life in favor of animal rights. Vegans eat a plant-based diet free from animal products and by-products. The term ‘vegan’ was coined by animal rights advocate Donald Watson in the 1940s. The word was fitting to Watson because it...
Nuts and Legumes

Nuts and Legumes

What is a Nut? In botanical terms, a nut is classified as a fruit with an edible seed encased in a hard, inedible shell.  True nuts include the pecan, acorn and hazelnut. In culinary terms, however, peanuts, cashews and pistachios, to name a few, are commonly referred...
Salty Concerns: Are You Eating Too Much Salt?

Salty Concerns: Are You Eating Too Much Salt?

Salt has a Healthy History Salt has a long and important history. It has always been a prominent part of our evolution, both in biological terms and trade terms and was initially valued as a crucial commodity in antiquity. Solnitsata, once a town in modern day...
The Legend of Fannie Farmer and her Legacy

The Legend of Fannie Farmer and her Legacy

The legend of Fannie Farmer and her legacy. Hello and welcome back to Today’s World Kitchen. We hope you’re enjoying our grabs. Thanks to a stroke at the age of 16, Fannie Farmer became a pioneer in the cooking world. Born in Boston in 1857 to focussed parents, Farmer...
The Origins of “Hors d’oeuvre”

The Origins of “Hors d’oeuvre”

The origins of “Hors d’oeuvre”. Hello and welcome back to Today’s World Kitchen. The food industry is famous for many things but unless you work in the industry, most take the art form for granted. Every service, no matter how big or small, is a...