Tips and Answers

What is the difference between regular, raw, and manuka honey?

What’s the difference between proof and ABV?

What does ABV mean? Are ABV and Proof standard measurements?

The Best Way to Store Nuts and Seeds

What's the best way to store nuts and seeds? Should nuts and seeds be stored in the pantry or the freezer? How long can nuts be kept in the refrigerator?

Tawny vs Ruby Port

What is the difference between tawny and ruby port? What qualifies as an LVB port or a vintage port?

What is inulin?

What is inulin, and which foods contain it?

How is rock shrimp different from regular shrimp?

What does rock shrimp taste like? Are rock shrimp good to eat?

What is 'Nduja?

What is 'ndjua paste made of? What does 'nduja taste like?

What are bay leaves?

What is a bay leaf? Where did bay leaf come from, and how is it used?

Almond Paste vs Marzipan

What is the difference between almond paste and marzipan? Can you subsitute almond paste for marzipan?

What is Lemongrass?

What is lemongrass used for? Where can you find lemongrass?

What is Black Cocoa Powder?

Can black cocoa powder be substituted for unsweetened cocoa powder in recipes?

Whipped Cream: Soft Peaks vs Medium Peaks vs Stiff Peaks

Whipped Cream — How to whip to soft peaks, medium peaks, and firm peaks.