all our blog posts

We’re trying to conquer all that mis-information all over the place that just leads to frustration and confusion. So, you’ll find a lot of genuine and complete detail here as we pull together all the kitchen information and foodie experiences we can muster on each blog topic.

As our life and work is all one big passion, you might also find some speedy, spontaneous ‘just want to share a personal thought’ types of posts interspersed here too. There we go again, full of contrasts. We hope you get a lot out of these. Let us know at hello@fromcooktochef.com if we missed anything, or need to stand corrected!

How to make your food smell and taste better

Learn the Secret to creating and maximising those distinctive smells and unami tastes when you fry onions or sear meat. What makes the crusty breads, golden roast potatoes and toasted marshmallows all so very tempting!

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Sous Vide FAQs

Here are all the silly, (and frequently asked), questions about sous vide. Answered here by our in house expert !

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Raw chocolate

Raw chocolate (cacao, cocoa) – probably the most nutrient dense ingredient on the planet. Find out what it is, where to get it, and how to get a free mini cookbook so you can start creating your own pure chocolate heaven.

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Detailed buying guide

This detailed guide shows you how to decide which hand blender is right for you. It gives a checklist of the main criteria to look at, including power, speeds, quality, design, use, price, functionality.

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Hand blender FAQs

Enough of the hand blender tests and trials. Here are all the silly, (and frequently asked), questions about hand blenders. Answered here by our in house expert !

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Cuisinart vs KitchenAid

cuisinart vs kitchenaid – competitor kitchen gadget companies. Let’s compare their hand blender offerings and see the most popular in the U.K. and the U.S.

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Almonds

The Almond seed… a handful a day keeps the doctor at bay ! One of the best sources of Vitamin E, and great for magnesium which is so good for controlling blood sugar and blood pressure.

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Celebrity hand blenders

Celebrities and top chefs love their kitchen gadgets. They are happy to blend along with the rest of us. So which hand blender brands do they like?

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Dusting Wand

perfect for sprinkling surfaces for rolling dough, for evenly flouring baking pans.
great for precise dusting on buns and cakes… cinnamon, icing sugar, cocoa

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Make it personal !

perfect for a wedding or anniversary present for a couple (The 5th anniversary is traditionally wood!)
or just treat yourself..great to personalise a cheese board with your own thoughts.

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Great deal !

A bargain price for the stylish Kmix sister to the Kenwood HDP406WH. If you like KitchenAid, you’ll love this.

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Banana Bag (stay fresh)

We love this because…
it does what it says. keeps bananas fresh for much longer… up to 2 weeks!
& you can store them in the fridge

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