gravy

Cornstarch Does Its Best Work When It’s Hot

Cornstarch Does Its Best Work When It’s Hot

When talking about cornstarch, a lot of emphasis is place on the importance of creating a slurry. Swirling and suspending the starch in water or milk (or some other liquid) keeps it from clumping up in your sauce and ensures everything thickens up all nice and even like. Slurries are…

Why Your Turkey Gravy Needs Burnt Onions

Why Your Turkey Gravy Needs Burnt Onions

Turkey gravy causes almost as much kitchen anxiety as a turkey does. Thought it’s a simple sauce comprised of fat, flour and stock, nailing both the viscosity and flavour profile can require some amount of fussing and fiddling. Both goals are made more attainable by burning an onion.

How To Make A Vegan Roast You’ll Actually Want To Eat 

How To Make A Vegan Roast You’ll Actually Want To Eat 

Buying a vegan roast is very much like playing tofu roulette. Your options ping-pong between “legitimately tasty” and “old boots with a whiff of sage”. If you’re sick of the usual faux-meat options, I have great news: You can totally make your own.