By Global Master Chef Karl Guggenmos This week: Tumeric is our spotlight brain teaser food. Tumeric has moved in recent years to the forefront of the food/spice category with amazing health benefits. Tumeric is a perennial herb derived from the rhizome plant and is closely related to other foods from the ginger family. Tumeric is […]
By Global Master Chef Karl Guggenmos In part 1 of my Top 6 Brain Teaser Foods series, we talked about how nuts and seeds can help keep our brains healthy. In part 2, we learned that certain fishes like salmon and sardines have a positive impact. In part 3, let’s have a look at the […]
By Global Master Chef Karl Guggenmos Last week we discussed why nuts and seeds can help keep our brains healthy. Today, in part 2 of this 6 part series, we look at another food that can also have a positive impact on our brains….FISH. More specifically, Salmon, Sardines and Herring. Salmon has a good amount of […]
By Global Master Chef Karl Guggenmos When it comes to food, it seems we are mostly concerned with how it affects our weight, gut health and other health issues. These issues include blood pressure, cancer, keeping fit and energetic, along with other general health concerns. But have you ever wondered what kind of foods are […]
By Global Master Chef Karl Guggenmos Stainless Steel is the mainstay of the modern kitchen. In fact, this is the most commonly used material in today’s cookware. Why? It has several advantages and only one real disadvantage. Advantages The material is a combination of steel, carbon and chromium making it corrosion resistant and very durable. Relatively […]
By Global Master Chef Karl Guggenmos Handling kitchen knives can be dangerous activity if not done with thought and care. Here are five tips to keep you and those around you safe during handling. 1. Choose a forged knife instead of a stamped one. Why? Forged knives are forged of one piece of steel with […]
By Global Master Chef Karl Guggenmos There are many claims made these days in support of all kinds of cooking tools and gadgets that will allow you to cook healthier – or so they say. While it is possible to process some foods in an easier manner, it doesn’t necessarily make them healthier. In my […]
Knives and cutting boards, it doesn’t get much better than this! Kitchen cutting boards come in a variety of materials, like bamboo and composite material or wood. Let’s look at the options so you can determine which is best for you.
By Global Master Chef Karl Guggenmos You see them being used on TV. Copper is synonymous with the image of the professional chef. Many chefs use it, especially pastry chefs working with sugar, you can too. Advantages: Copper has the best heat conductivity of all the materials Very durable Great appearance Reacts quickly to […]
Salt and your health – what does that mean? There are a lot of misconceptions about salt and its impact on our health. Yes, too much salt certainly contributes to high blood pressure and other health issues.