Christmas and Food {MERRY CHRISTMAS}

“I wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!”

This yuletide song is already blasting around the world right now. The essence is to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ as the saviour of the whole  world, who was born many years ago in Bethlehem of Judea! Over the years,  I have however noticed that  the celebration cannot be complete without the celebration of delicacies, relishes and mouth watering dishes!

For  some people, it is a time to cook, cook, and cook again … but for others. its simply a time to wine and dine outside the home, with friends, colleagues and family members!

For you as read through this post, what will you prefare? WILL YOU PREFER TO COOK AT HOME OR DINE OUT WITH YOUR FAMILY, AND FRIENDS? PLEASE DROP YOUR COMMENTS AND LETS HAVE YOUR VIEWS!

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HERBS, SPICES AND SEASONINGS IN THE KITCHEN

 HERBS, SPICES AND SEASONINGS IN THE KITCHEN
Compliment of the season! Tomorrow, our kitchens will  definitely be the most busy place in our homes, am I  right?
Well you already know why! This yuletide season cannot be complete without celebrating good mouth watering delicacies!

Owing to this fact, I see the need to make sure we have the right  herbs, spices and seasonings in our kitchens.

 There are several of them, earlier in one of my postings, I mentioned the most important – the SALT.

Lets continue from where we stopped. Don’t forget that without these herbs, spices and seasonings in the  kitchen, cooking any good food will be boring, blank and tasteless!  

BAY LEAVES


These leaves are known for their pungent flavour. Even though the whole leaves are  used for cooking, they are usually removed before serving. The leaves are  ideal for the preparation of  Jollof Rice amongst pthers.

ONIONS


GARLIC







GINGER

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DIFFERENT COOKING OILS IN THE MARKET

COMPLIMENT OF THE SEASON! CHRISTMAS IS HERE AGAIN!

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Over the years, I have noticed that it is quite impossible to discuss Christmas without looking at food, they are really interwoven!

Since the yuletide season is here,  so many blogs, websites, newspapers, magazines, televisions as well as radios would surely  discuss different foods that make the celebration of Christmas worthwhile.

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 HERBS, SPICES AND SEASONINGS IN THE KITCHEN
Compliment of the season! Tomorrow, our kitchens will  definitely be the most busy place in our homes, am I  right?
Well you already know why! This yuletide season cannot be complete without celebrating good mouth watering delicacies!

Owing to this fact, I see the need to make sure we have the right  herbs, spices and seasonings in our kitchens.

 There are several of them, earlier in one of my postings, I mentioned the most important – the SALT.

Lets continue from where we stopped. Don’t forget that without these herbs, spices and seasonings in the  kitchen, cooking any good food will be boring, blank and tasteless!  

BAY LEAVES 


These leaves are known for their pungent flavour. Even though the whole leaves are  used for cooking, they are usually removed before serving. The leaves are  ideal for the preparation of  Jollof Rice amongst pthers.

ONIONS





GARLIC








GINGER

Ginger is a fresh, pungent root sold fresh, dried or ground. It is used as a confection or condiment and  may be found crystallized or candied, ground or as a syrup.

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