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03-08-2018
4 Fermenting foods for restaurant staff to know
4 Fermenting foods for restaurant staff to know For most of us, food means cooked or processed foods. There are some age old other cooking processes which enhance the nutrition-value of the foods. Fermenting is one such a cooking process. This method of food preparation is not only preserving the naturally occurring nutrients but enhance the nutri-value to a great extent. The fermented foods are good for gut health and promote digestion. These foods also improve the immunity; regulate blood sugar and glucose levels, besides improving the heart health. The fermented foods are mostly eaten by h

17-07-2018
KNOW THE 4 POPULAR SPANISH CHEESES TO GET BEST JOBS IN HOTEL INDUSTRY
KNOW THE 4 POPULAR SPANISH CHEESES TO GET BEST JOBS IN HOTEL INDUSTRY Cheese is one of the main ingredients of western dishes. There are many varieties of cheeses available all over. Among all of these, Spanish cheeses have their own identity. From creamy raw cow’s milk Arzúa to the sharply aged blends of sheep’s milk in cured Manchego, Spanish cheese runs the gamut of texture and taste. Spanish cheese-making traditions go back thousands of years. From the blue cheese caves of northern Spain to the Smokey grilled cheeses of the Canary Islands. The following are some of the

16-07-2018
Five Red Wine and Food Pairings every F&B Professional should know
Five Red Wine and Food Pairings every F&B Professional should know   Food and wine pairing is something that some people take very seriously. While the perfect combination of a particular dish with a particular wine can be a marriage made in heaven, with the flavors of each perfectly complementing and highlighting the other, a poor pairing can be a disaster, clashing, bringing out awkward flavors and just simply making each suffer. If you are serious about your food and wine, as I am, then risking destroying a dinner course or the enjoyment of a fine wine is serious business! That

10-07-2018
What is True Ice Wine?
What is True Ice Wine? One would expect ice wine to have a long history in winemaking, but it does not. In fact, ice wine has only been around for about 200 years. The prevailing theory of its "birth" centers on a German winemaker who was surprised by an early frost. He decided to press the frozen grapes anyway, but separated them from the rest of his vintage so as to avoid ruining everything. To his surprise, the resulting wine was pure and sweet. Ever since, ice wine has been produced to some degree in all wine producing countries of the Northern hemisphere, including Austria, Ge

19-01-2018
Easy Tips for Wine Temperature
Easy Tips for Wine Temperature  A Guide to Temperatures for Red, White and Sparkling Wines We often hear the direction, "serve your reds at room temperature." Well, in earlier days before central heating and air conditioning, room temperature was about 60 to 65 degrees Fahrenheit (F). Today a normal room temperature is 70 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit (F). This happens to be too warm to serve reds with the correct range for the temperature for red wine being 60 to 65 degrees F. Also, our refrigerators today can run as low as 37 degrees F. No wine should ever be served less than 40

04-01-2018
5 Top Tips for Matching Food with Wine
5 Top Tips for Matching Food with Wine The matching of a wine to a particular food is quite a skill, but once your palate develops - all it takes is practice - the task will become easier. Food matching tips from the experts is a great place to start, and get a feel of wine-tasting terminology. An accurate description of a wine will make it much easier to match it up with a food. 1. Try to match the wine with the dominant flavour of the dish to find a good balance between the two. Here are a few matching suggestions: Foods with a naturally higher acid content, including many fruits and chee