We are particular about what we cook and the kind of ingredients that go into it, however, we often tend to ignore what metals and chemicals are used in the process of making the utensils we cook food in.While it is difficult to get the perfect combination of cookware - one that is safe to cook in, is affordable and easy to maintain, it always helps to know what materials the vessels we cook in are made of:Let us take a look at cookware that is safe to use, and others that should be avoided.
As children across the nation prepare for another school year, there’s a lot on a parent‘s to-do list from bagging a whole new uniform to helping out with any last-minute summer projects. So who’s even found the time to think about their packed lunches?With nut-free policies in a growing number of schools and a few fussy eaters in every class, it’s proving harder than ever before to ensure your child doesn’t come home with half a soggy sandwich left in their lunch box.But we’ve tracked down the recipes designed to make the nightly prep a little easier.From last-minute wraps to moreish treats you and your family can enjoy baking, look no further for go-to inspiration this September.We can guarantee you’ll be taking your own lunchbox to work after taking a look at some of these easy-to-follow recipes…Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK: The science behind taking children on a term-time holidayJohn Lewis releases predictions for top 10 toys this Christmas Should parents buy new school uniform every year?
These tips from Chef Kshama are a great way to save time and look like a rock star in the kitchen.Eating healthy means cooking healthy too. But it’s a myth that all cooking requires you to slave for hours over a hot stove. Chef Kshama, Head Chef of The Bar Stock Exchange and Mr Baoz, shares some simple yet effective tips and tricks that have held her in good stead.ALSO READ 5 quick, healthy and delicious salads from around the world
Bollywood and food share a strong relationship and this is evident from a few movies.While directors have drawn inspiration from food and named films after dishes, food has also become a central theme in quite a number of films.Bollywood has entertained us with films where the lead actor plays the role of a chef or the backbone of the plot is food.While Amitabh Bachchan stunned us as a chef in Cheeni Kum, Irrfan Khan played the role of a common man who falls in love with a woman who sends him lunch everyday, in Lunchbox.Such is the connection between food and Bollywood and we can never get bored of this subject.Take a look at movies which will satisfy your love for both food and movies!Image Credit: Pinterest
Almond biscotti is a classic recipe that works perfect for the biscuit generalist. It’s slightly nutty and tastes great with any meal or drink.Learn how to prepare it the easy way here:
These little fudgy chocolate brownies are moist, rich and creamy. Very easy to make and pleasure to eat. Taking these with a cup of coffee in the morning makes my day.Find the whole recipe here:
A little different method to prepare strawberry shortcake. Follow this long, detailed, step by step recipe and you will prepare delicious shortcake in no time.Link to the recipe:
We didn’t always like eating our veggies. When someone puts a huge plate of plain steamed broccoli in front of you as a kid, it’s no wonder you suddenly decide it’s your least favorite food for years to come. But, now that we’re old enough make our own dinners (and no one is making us sit at the table until we finish our peas), we’ve figured out some tips and tricks to make eating our vegetables something we actually want to do. (And no, this post wasn’t surreptitiously sponsored by all of our parents.)Ahead, find 10 ways to make greens, roots, and some other healthy stuff taste delicious every time.Related: These Tasty Blogs Will Turn You Into A Foodie