Most kitchens have a stick blender. As a relatively low cost piece of equipment, which is also small enough to store and not take up too much room, the “good old stick blender” can do a lot for a beginner alternative chef kitchen. The main techniques you’ll use a stick blender for are to make … Continue reading Making the most of your stick blender
Finding out how to substitute ingredients in recipes is certainly an important part of becoming an “alternative chef”. But there are a couple of other things that are important too, like knowing which techniques to use, how to avoid nutritional pitfalls of restricted diets and what tools you really need in your kitchen. Without a … Continue reading The questions you should be asking when buying new kitchen equipment
(Since first writing this post we’ve updated some of our resources, so I have updated the links:-) The right equipment for the job Do you need the latest fanciest equipment to successfully navigate this alternative cooking journey? I don’t think so. Don’t get me wrong, there are certainly perks to having the fancy and expensive … Continue reading The equipment you “need” in your kitchen.