Leek's are related to the onion family. They are sweet like onions when they are cooked, but unlike onions make your eyes water when you cut them, they have long straight white stalks with tough green leaves. Select white fresh stalks with bright looking green leaves, and avoid damage. To prepare the soup cut the stalk of the green leaf and reserve them to make stock and trim the surface of the base.Under running water cut the leek for two halves and wash thorughly between the layers. Slice t...
Pickled peppers are a great way to preserve your garden harvest. From spicy to sweet, this recipe will be a great treat on a cold winter day. Pickling jalapeño peppers, Anaheims, bell peppers really, any pepper is good for pickling. This how to video shows you an easy pickling recipe that requires very little time and won't keep you in the kitchen canning all day.
Tindora is a green vegetable which is popular in many parts of India and is known by many names (ivy gourd, kovakai, tondli, giloda…just to name a few). It resembles a watermelon but is only the size of your little pinky. Tindora can be cooked as a subzi all by itself or mixed with other vegetables like potato. Tindora are also used in many sambar recipes. When you’re running out of vegetables to cook, don’t pass up Tindora in the grocery aisle and try this simple, yet delicious subzi recipe.
In this tutorial, we learn how to cook your green beans so they keep their color. The secret ingredient you can add to your boiling water while cooking your green beans is ice! This will help the green and yellow colors from appearing in your green beans! It will keep the color a beautiful green and not mix in any other colors. To start, put enough water to cover the green beans in a saute pan and then heat it up, put in the green beans and as you cook them add in ice cubes. When finished, ad...
A purée is a great side dish for any dinnertime meal, because it's a healthy and creamy substance from fruit or vegetables. In this video recipe, you'll learn a vegetable variety, full of butternut squash.
Radish rosettes are an elegant and beautiful way to garnish any savory dish - and fortunately, they are also easy to make! This video shows you a quick and easy method to carve a few rosettes out of large radishes, using a small paring knife. Dress up any salad or veggie platter with this technique!
If you're lived in the South, you may already know this next dish. If not, then prepare for a southern classic. It's called chow-chow or pickle relish. It takes a variety of different veggies (cucumbers, bell peppers, cabbage, onions) and you basically cook it to look almost like a liquid mixture, but it can be it's really fine. It's actually a great tasting dish that goes well with many meals and is something that you should try today. Good luck and enjoy!
When you sauté kale, it tends to retain all of its nutritional value, whereas boiling and steaming kale will kill the vitamin-enriched goodness. So, this simple kale side dish should be in every cook's recipe box. Kale by itself has a rather bitter flavor, but when cooked in soup or even just briefly with garlic and oil, it's delicious. Harvard University's Martin Breslin shares a quick side dish that's good for you, goes with fish or meats, uses only one pan, and clean-up is a breeze. Best o...
How to prepare bok choy for Chinese food
Ingredients: 1 medium sized Upo (White Squash), sliced
Intro to Camotes Older Filipinos love eating camotes, also known as sweet potato fries, for breakfast. Aside from filling your stomach completely, it also has fewer carbs than regular white rice.
Forget the Indian take out tonight, watch this how to video and learn how to make a delicious Indian dish. In this video Manjula shows you how to cook green beans and peas. This dish goes great with any dal.
These are way better than normal potato chips, big chunky cassava chips is one of the simplest recipes you can do with the cassava root. This is a delicious and simple to make Brazilian Cuisine recipe. Cassavacan be used as a replacement for potatoes, into the dough of several kinds of bread, it makes great moist cakes other desserts. And the fresh cassava is only the start. A lot of Brazilian recipes also used the dried roast cassava flour. Cassava is one of the only plants cultivated by Bra...
Ingredients: 1 lb sweet potato, sliced crosswise about 1.5 cm thick (Asian sweet potato is preferred)
Your onion deserves better. And even, parallel slices are the way to clean onion geometry. Follow along with this cooking how-to video to learn how to chop an onion the right way, into nice even squares.
Don't be intimidated by the preparation of patty pan squashes. Patty pan squashes (sometimes called summer squash) look like miniature space ships, but are actually related to courgettes. This how to video tutorial will show you how to prepare patty pan squashes.
It's quite unfortunate, but most of us don't possess a french fry press at home (you know, the big clamping machine with square cut shapes on the bottom to produce perfectly cut french fries at fast food joints).
This is a cooking video on how to cook south Indian Asparagus Curry. The cook is a native Indian woman with a great deal of knowledge on how to cook authentic Indian food. She quickly and easily shows us how to cook the meal from start to finish. At the end of the video she gives the viewers suggestions on what might be the best way to serve the food. It could be eaten with on top of rice or eaten alone as a salad.
In this Food video tutorial you will learn how to make a red cabbage pulao. Ingredients for this recipe are ¬æ cup finely chopped red cabbage, ¬æ cup basmati rice, one teaspoon each of ginger, garlic and chili paste, olive oil and rice seasoning vinegar. Heat up two tablespoons of olive oil in a pan and add the red cabbage. Add one teaspoon each of ginger, garlic and chili paste. Stir well so that all the ingredients are mixed well. Wash and drain the rice, add it to the pan and stir it. Add ...
Kimchi is a traditional Korean dish that is as tasty as it is spicy. This video tutorial demonstrates how to make apple kimchi in your own kitchen. Follow the provided guidelines or add a few delicious changes to suit your taste.
This video is about how to deep fry kimchi. The first step that you will have to do is to pour 1/2 cup bread crumbs in a bowl. Then just simply add 1/4 cup flour. After adding the flour, the next step is to add 1/4 cup corn meal. Then after adding corn meal, just add 2 teaspoons of cayenne, 1 teaspoon of lemon pepper and a teaspoon of Korean red pepper. After adding all the ingredients, you have to do some mixing. After mixing, the next step is to make some egg wash in a separate bowl. In the...
How do you bring the maximum color to your veggies in the minimum amount of time? Blanching food, or parboiling, yields crisp, colorful vegetables that Oodleboxtv culinary cutie Dani Luzzatti prefers to call crudités.
Julienne-cut vegetables is just a fancy way of saying very skinnily-cut vegetables. But chefs use the term to sound cool and professional (or at least we think so). Either way, when it comes down to food, presentation is definitely half the battle.
Chef Elliot Prag of the Natural Gourmet Institute shows Sunita Reed how to make shiitake mushrooms taste like bacon and bring out their Umami flavor. All you need is olive oil and sea salt. Learn how to make shitake mushrooms taste like bacon - the concentrated umami flavor is key.
There are a lot of variations to stuffed peppers. Try this recipe for our version of peanut stuffed peppers made with mild and flavorful Anaheim peppers. They are great appetizer or snack idea. Roll one up in a Chapati and enjoy it on the go! Watch this how to video to learn how to stuff them.
It’s the chop of choice for almost any vegetable—from basic oblongs and spheroids, like garlic, onions, and potatoes, to the more irregular oddities, like mushrooms, rhubarb, and sun-dried tomatoes.
Things you'll need: A quarter of Squash, sliced 1cm X 5cm X 4cm Half a bundle of String beans (long), cut 2 inches long 1 bundle Okra, cut into 2 3 Eggplant, cut into 8 parts 1 bulb Onion, sliced 4 cloves of medium
Most get their pickles from the grocery store shelf, but for those of you daring for better pickles, it's time to make your own, right in your own kitchen! It's even better if you use fresh cucumbers out of your home garden. Watch the magic of pickling spices and vinegar with cucumbers. Learn how to make these dills from Chef Keith Pooler and his assistant.
In the video, the narrator went over how to make a dish called Moong ki fry daal. The first thing she did was go over all of the ingredients that would go into the dish. After she went over the ingredients, she combined the first ones needed into a pan with boiling water. After this was well mixed, she added all of the other ingredients slowly. Eventually all of her ingredients went into the pan, and the narrator had a tasty meal. By watching this video, a person would be benefited with knowi...
This cookery video shows you how to prepare Pakistani style lauki daal. For this you'll need boiled channa daal as required, desiccated coconut, dried chili's, coriander seeds, onion, tomato, zeera, Curry leaves, peeled lauki, Salt and Oil. First add the chili and coriander leaves to a frying pan add the coconut at the end and take it out and let it cool. Add the zeera to a heated pan with oil followed by curry leaves, onions and tomato as instructed. Add salt mix and cover it up. Cut the lau...
Trying to stay away from carbs but love starches? Why not try some spaghetti squash instead of all that pasta? Spaghetti squash is easy to prepare and can be garnished just like you would with pasta or potatoes.
When making biryani, you always use onions, and frying them "just right" adds great taste and color to this Indian favorite. See how it's done in this video.
Watch as our host Manjula prepares a popular dish. In this this how to video she shows us how to make chola, a vegetarian garbanzo dish.
In this tutorial Maria shows how to make Mediterranean-style stuffed cabbage by just using a few simple steps. For this recipe you will need: 1 pound ground beef, 1 cup round grain rice, 4 tablespoons chopped parsley, 1 1/2 tablespoons all spice, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 2 head garlic, 1 tablespoon dry mint, 1 tablespoon paprika, 3 or 4 crushed garlic, 1 medium chopped onion, salt, 15 oz of tomato sauce, 2 squeezed lemons or limes, and 1 large head of blanched cabbage cut into sections. The f...
This is a recipe for tarka daal from carepdiem43. The ingredients are clearly explained in the video. She tells us to soak the daal for one hour before cooking. Then drain it and add 2-3 cups of water along with the spices over a high flame. Cook until the water boils and cover it until the daal becomes creamier. You want the daal to become creamy. Then you add some of the final spices it you're all set! This is a great video which so clearly explains how to make a great tarka daal! Even some...
In this great 10 minute video you'll learn everything you need to grow the best broccoli sprouts possible. The "sprout people" take you step by step on growing your very own broccoli grain sprouts. After this video you'll be sprouting all over the place.
Making homemade pickles at home is a lot less expensive than buy them. Watch this how to video to learn how to pickle homegrown cucumbers. If you don't grow cucumbers, buy them at a grocery store. Add some fresh garlic, dill, water, vinegar, and pickling salt to your jar and you are ready to pickle.
This maneuver neatly reduces bumpy, bulbous, and otherwise wildly irregular vegetables into tidy strips of uniform size and shape that resemble—what else? Matchsticks.
This recipe is hearty enough to serve as the main dish or entree for any dinner, but it's completely vegetarian! It also uses mostly Italian vegetables, such as zucchini, peppers and tomatoes. Add a few potatoes, use a white pasta sauce as your gravy and then bake!
Steamed broccoli is an easy vegetable to prepare. Thoroughly wash the broccoli. Cut off the florets. You will be able to see where to cut as they are attached to little stems. Take the florets are break apart so you have smaller pieces.