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As the most lovey-dovey day of the year is just around the corner it's hard to ignore the whole world getting mushy. If you are looking for a cute Valentine's day idea, then you are at the right place! In this tutorial I am going to show you an easy and romantic way to serve fresh strawbe [...]
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Posted on 13 February 2015
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While here in Russia we experience an endless winter of snow and ice, somewhere under the hot Cuban sun there is a vast crop of amazing juicy grapefruits is about to ripen. So it is no surprise that a famous annual grapefruit festival (Fiesta de la Toronja) is held every March in Isla de la Juven [...]
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Posted on 7 February 2015
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Rice is a basic ingredient for a huge variety of dishes! It's grain number one, isn't it? That's why it's very important to know how to cook it perfectly. When I first tried to cook rice without any knowledge about it, I've got something sticky and mushy and it didn't look [...]
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Posted on 14 May 2014
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Today we will learn how to peel and cut a whole pineapple. Cutting through the pineapple skin may seem intimidating if you have never done that before. But as soon as you will learn how to do that, you will never buy precut or canned pineapples again. Here is a detailed step-by-step tutorial on h [...]
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Posted on 8 May 2014
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I guess that most vegetarians love avocado fruit for its wonderful creamy texture, mild subtle taste, nutritional value, and beautiful green color. All that qualities of avocado make it a perfect ingredient for delicious vegetarian dishes, such as Mexican guacamole. Avocados are used for various [...]
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Posted on 27 January 2014
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Mango is an amazing fruit – so sweet, delicious and juicy but some people avoid buying it because they don’t know how to prepare it. In fact it’s pretty simple to cut a mango if you know how to do that. Mango is a fruit with a solid fibrous seed inside and it’s quite c [...]
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Posted on 11 October 2013
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How often do you buy a huge bunch of fresh basil or rosemary or whatever, and after a few days a good half of it goes directly from the fridge to the garbage can. It is a shame, isn’t it? Taking into account that some of fresh herbs are quite pricey, you literally throw your money away. [...]
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Posted on 3 October 2013
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Use this simple and elegant method when you need to cut a bunch of cherry tomatoes in half. You will need two plastic lids and a large sharp knife. Step 1. First of all rinse the cherry tomatoes.       Step 2. Place as many tomatoes as possible in one li [...]
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Posted on 20 August 2013
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It’s an easy and effective method to cut the bell pepper. Step 1. First of all rinse the bell pepper.       Step 2. Place the pepper on the cutting board. Using a sharp knife cut the circle around the top of the pepper. Don’t cut it off, [...]
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Posted on 19 August 2013
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Tomato is commonly used fruit and there are plenty of ways to consume it. You probably saw the recipes asking for peeled tomatoes. It may be quite challenging if you don’t know how to do it. The following method makes this job easy and quick.  Step 1. Wash the tomatoes and re [...]
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Posted on 19 August 2013
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