As we can see, there are many ways to find out more information about food and cooking. You have your recipe sites, YouTube channels, chat groups, Instagram feeds, and of course, blogs!
Many people start their blogging journey by creating a food blog. This is an excellent way to spread the love for all things culinary. It’s not only fun to create your own recipes, but you get to showcase your creative side as well.
Having a food blog allows you to express yourself through your pictures and writing. It’s a great way to promote your artistic talent and knowledge of cuisine, too!
It’s also a nice source of income if you are willing to put in some effort. Many people make money online through blogging and other forms of personal marketing, so why not try it?
There are several free software tools that allow you to easily manage your food blog. They take care of everything from posting new content to editing photos and settings.
Some of these apps even offer premium features or additional functionality, which is very helpful. We will go over three such apps here! Keep reading to learn more about them and pick one that fits your needs best.
In Asian cuisine, there are several different types of dishes that have become popularized. These include noodles, rice, soups, stir-fry, salads, and snacks or lighter meals. Some of these foods make their way into America’s culinary lexicon, too!
One such food is called chicken chow mein. Most people know this dish for its creaminess due to the noodles, but some forget about the next part: the sauce. Almost every restaurant adds soy sauce as an ingredient, which gives it flavor and salt.
The classic recipe does not have any red curry powder in the noodle mixture nor was turmeric used to color the soup until more recent recipes. Many believe that using red curry instead of just plain white makes the broth taste better!
Another type of Chinese meal is dim sum. This includes things like shrimp dumplings or pork buns.
As mentioned before, you do not have to be rich or live in an area with many Asian restaurants to find good Chinese food. In fact, most major cities have at least one restaurant that has made a name for themselves by having excellent Chinese cuisine.
If you are looking to expand your repertoire of Chinese dishes, these locations can’t be wrong! Most offer all of the typicals like chicken and beef dishes as well as veggie options.
And although some may consider their recipes very special, you don’t need to spend big money to get great quality cooking. Some of the things they use and strategies they employ to make delicious food is more advanced than what people normally assume.
So whether you are just starting to explore different types of Chinese foods or you want to learn how to cook better Chinese cuisine, there are plenty of opportunities here for you to experiment.
In this article, I will be sharing my recipe for what we like to call in our family as "chow food." This is an easy to make vegetarian or vegan option that anyone can enjoy!
I have already mentioned before that I am not too big of a fan of vegetables alone, so I usually combine them with other ingredients. My favorite way to do this is by adding rice or pasta.
Rice dishes are great because they feel more heavy and filling, and most people seem to agree that eating carbs feels good after a workout! Pasta dishes also taste delicious due to the salt and fat content. Both of these components help keep you feeling satiated and hungry less of time.
This article will include recipes for both types of meals, along with tips and tricks for making sure your diet is healthy.
One of my favorite food blogs is The Chowhound, a site that features all sorts of recipes and tips to make you into a culinary genius! They have some really popular recipes that I wanted to share with you here. These are some of my personal favorites as well!
The first recipe is for Thai Pork Bowls which are made of rice, pork, carrots, green peas, cilantro, and peanuts. To cook these, you start by sautéing your onions and garlic in coconut oil or butter until soft. Then add the shredded chicken and fry until cooked through- about two minutes per side. Add the mushrooms and seasonings and continue to cook for another three to five minutes. Now add the spicy sauce and mix together. Finally, add the meat and stir together to combine.
Thai inspired pork bowls will always be crowd pleasers no matter what kind of restaurant you go to because of their diversity of ingredients and flavor combinations.
As we mentioned, there are many different styles of Chinese cuisine and not everyone agrees about what is considered authentic or popular.
That’s why it can be hard to find clear guidelines for which recipes are worth trying and how to make them.
Some people suggest starting with dishes that use lots of sauce to flavor the meat or vegetables and then adding more ingredients until you get something taste good. Others say start with the dry components first and only add liquid when necessary to mix together.
Either way, do not just go into a restaurant with no idea what they want to eat!
There are several ways to approach eating Asian food. The best way depends on your tastes and what kind of foods appeal to you.
Making an effort to know some basics will help ensure you enjoy what you order without too much struggle.
This month, we are talking about what to eat during Chow Days of the Year! What are these? You may have heard this term before – it’s referred to as “National Chip Day” or sometimes even just “Chip Day.” That is when national chip company Frito Lay has their big day where people can get discounts if they purchase an assortment package deal of chips.
That sounds awesome, right?! Well, unfortunately, it’s not very healthy. Why? Because many of the chips in that collection contain high amounts of salt (the name of the product, really).
This article will talk more in-depth about some healthier alternatives to make while celebrating National Chip Day! Let’s go ahead and take a look now!
Why should you be eating less salty food?
Too much sodium can contribute to health problems such as hypertension (high blood pressure), heart disease, and fluid retention in your body. These things can lead to shortness of breath, chest pain, and death.
Sodium comes from two main sources: foods and beverages. About half of our daily intake of sodium comes directly from food, and the rest comes from drinks. Unfortunately, most packaged snacks and manufactured goods are higher in salt than fresh fruits and vegetables.
Some examples of salty foods are pretzels, French fries, potato chips, canned meat, and ketchup.
In order to understand what kind of food Chows put together, you first need to know how they organize their hunger. They have lunch, dinner, and snacks organized into three different time periods or “chows”.
The term for this organization is called chronograpy. Chronographers use the word “dinner” to describe the longer eating period, brunch is usually referred to as breakfast with dinnertime being the normal way to eat dinner and so on.
A recent popular trend in America is to call yourself a foodie if you enjoy eating delicious foods that are made with quality ingredients. There are many ways to describe this, but one term that has become popularized is “locavore” or “localist.” This refers to people who eat only products that are either produced or consumed within a certain area or region.
By supporting local businesses and farmers, you help keep money in your community, which can be spent locally. You also ensure that the products you use were grown or manufactured in an environmentally sustainable manner.
There are several great resources online and through social media sites where you can find out what areas produce their own culinary treasures and how to cook/make them. Having diversity in your diet helps promote health and wellness!
We at The Chows have our own list of favorites local restaurants and snacks we like to share with other hungry locals. Check out some of our favorite places by reading my article: 25 Best Fast Food Restaurants In San Francisco.