kitchen

Cook Risotto In Three Minutes And 'Ramen-ise' Rice With Bicarb Soda

The same technique that turns regular pasta into one with the flavour and texture of fresh ramen can upgrade rice dishes as well and even help you cook chewy, perfect risotto in three minutes. Well, technically, three minutes plus an hour and a half of (hands off) soaking time.


Squeeze Citrus Over A Grater To Catch Seeds

Citrus juice adds fresh flavours to any dish, but keeping the seeds out of your food can be a challenge. Squeeze the citrus over a grater to catch the seeds while still getting the delicious juice.


Ferment Your Own Tabasco-Style Hot Sauce Using Greek Yoghurt

If you’re a fan of spicy foods then you know how awesome a good hot sauce can be. You can make your own at home using the whey from Greek-style yoghurt to kick the fermenting process into high gear.


Remove Stamps From Letters With Your Microwave

Putting the wrong stamp on a letter is a mild frustration, but it can be easily remedied with a microwave. YouTube user Household Hacker reminds us that you can also use it to remove stamps from letters.


Try Flavoured Vinegars For Low-Calorie Flavour Boost In Your Recipes

If you’re looking to boost the flavour in your food while keeping it healthy, check out infused vinegars. Flavored vinegars give everything a boost and add just a few calories.


Blend Part Of Your Soup To Quickly Thicken It

Clear soups are tasty, but if you want a thicker, heartier soup, you don’t have to add flour or cornflour — you can blend part of the soup to thicken the rest of it. An immersion blender works best. If you don’t have one, you can also use a potato masher or standing blender.


Poach A Dozen Eggs At Once With A Muffin Tin

Poaching a lot of eggs at once using the traditional method is time-consuming (not to mention tough). With a muffin tin, you can poach a dozen at once with no problem.


Make A Quick And Easy Batch Of Egg Fried Rice In Your Microwave

If you’re looking for a quick meal that’s filling and satisfying, look no further than a mug. You can whip up egg fried rice in your microwave in less than 10 minutes.


Make Soup From Almost Any Vegetable With One Recipe

Making a tasty soup is a great way to get rid of vegetables you need to use up. Here’s a recipe you can use to make soup from just about any veggies.


Add More Storage To Your Kitchen With Side Shelves

If you don’t have enough room in your kitchen cabinets, make the most of your space by adding shelves to the sides. This increases the storage space you have without intruding too much into your living space.