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Category: World Cuisines

World Cuisines

What is the thickest pasta noodle?

Spaghetti means “little twine,” and variations include spaghettini (thinner), spaghettoni (thicker), bucatini (thicker and straw-like, with a hollow center), capellini (very thin) and angel’s hair (thinnest). What is the thick noodle pasta called? Bucatini (Italian: [bukaˈtiːni]), also known as perciatelli (Italian: [pertʃaˈtɛlli]), are a thick spaghetti-like pasta with a hole running through the center. They […]

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How do I thicken my stew for pie?

Mix one teaspoon cornflour with a tablespoon of room temperature water and add to your stew. Then bring to the boil and cook until desired thickness is reached. Cornflour is a great gluten-free thickener. It has a slightly more gelatinous texture, so only add a teaspoon at time or your sauce may become a bit […]

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What type of rice is used for sushi?

Japanese short-grain riceJapanese short-grain rice, which is then seasoned with a mixture of rice vinegar, sugar, salt, and often with kombu (kelp). In Japanese, sushi rice is also known as sushi-meshi (鮨飯), su-meshi (酢飯), or shari (シャリ). We only use this vinegar-flavored rice when making all kinds of sushi. What kind of rice do you […]

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What is the most common Spanish language?

What is the most common Spanish to learn? Basic Spanish Words Hola = Hello. Adiós = Goodbye. Por favor = Please. Gracias = Thank you. Lo siento = Sorry. Salud = Bless you (after someone sneezes) Sí = Yes. No = No. What are the 1 000 most common words in Spanish? 1,000 Most Common […]

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How do you remove shrimp heads?

Using a sharp knife, cut through right behind where the head meets the body. Without lifting the knife, push the head to the side. Continue with the remaining shrimp, discarding the heads (or saving for stock) and rinsing the shrimp in cold water before using or freezing. Do you remove shrimp heads before boiling? Whole […]

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Can you use vinegar and water to dust?

2. Dusting. For daily dusting I keep a spray bottle filled with half vinegar, half water and lightly spray a cloth diaper and dust all surfaces in my house. Does vinegar keep dust away? The acidity of vinegar deters dust mites and other pests. It’s best to use white vinegar or apple cider vinegar, as […]

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How do you measure a paella pan?

A paella pan size refers to the distance between the top lips of the pan. The handles extend beyond the nominal size of the pan. One restriction on size depends on what cooking surface you plan on using. A stovetop burner will accommodate pans under 20 inches, but 15 inches is the sweet spot for […]

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Is milk a fermented product?

Milk products prepared by lactic acid fermentation (e.g. yoghurt) or a combination of this and yeast fermentation (e.g. Kefir) are called fermented or cultured milks.…Homogenization. Pressure at 60 °C MPa Ordinary past. milk (72 °C/20 sec) Highly heated milk (95 °C/5 min) 20.0 11.2 30.2 30.0 13.8 32.7 Is milk fermented? Fermentation means the milk […]

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How much is in a carton of chicken broth?

Swanson Chicken Broth, 32 Ounce Resealable Carton. How many ounces is a carton of chicken broth? 32 oz Amazon.com : Swanson Chicken Broth, 32 oz. Carton (12 Pack) : Packaged Chicken Bouillons : Grocery & Gourmet Food. How many ounces are in a small box of chicken broth? Amazon.com : Swanson Natural Goodness Chicken Broth, […]

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What are the choices for endless shrimp?

Ultimate Endless Shrimp menu comprises four options Walt’s Favorite Shrimp – hand-breaded, butterflied and lightly fried, served with cocktail sauce. Garlic Shrimp Scampi – hand-crafted garlic shrimp scampi, oven-broiled in a garlic butter sauce. Grilled Shrimp Skewer – grilled shrimp skewer with a butter garlic glaze. What do you get with endless shrimp? During the […]

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