What is Chocolate Bloom? And How to Fix it.

What is the difference between Fat Blooming and Sugar Blooming in Chocolate

Explore the science behind why chocolate turns white or gray and whether it’s still safe to eat. From fat blooming to sugar blooming, discover the two main reasons behind this phenomenon and learn the proper storage and tempering techniques that can prevent chocolate blooming.

Why Liquid Death Will Continue to Dominate the Market

Liquid Death

In the food and beverage industry, where competition is fierce and consumer preferences are constantly evolving, Liquid Death has managed to stand out from the crowd by challenging traditional branding strategies and embracing a bold, unhinged approach. Liquid Death, a startup beverage company led by founder Mike Cessario, has disrupted the water industry with its […]

Why MSG is Misunderstood in the West?

Monosodium Glutamate

Few ingredients have been as misunderstood and unfairly maligned as monosodium glutamate, commonly known as MSG. For decades, this flavor enhancer has been the subject of controversy, plagued by misconceptions rooted in racism, chemophobia, and a lack of scientific understanding.

Food Fraud | How We Are Tricked into Buying Adulterated Food

In today’s globalized food industry, trust in the safety and authenticity of the products we consume is paramount. However, we are all victim to food that has been tampered with also known as food fraud. Economically motivated adulteration (EMA) has far-reaching consequences for consumers, manufacturers, and regulatory agencies alike.

Xanthan Gum in Your Hot Sauce?

Frank's RedHot

Ever heard of Xanthan gum? It’s the magic ingredient that sets apart the original Frank’s RedHot sauce from the Frank’s RedHot Buffalo wings sauce. And guess what? You can even whip it up at home. Let me show you how.

Why Food Additives Have Been Demonized In Our Society

Demonizing Food Additives

In a world flooded with health advice and dietary trends, the demonization of food additives has become a common narrative. Many health-centric companies capitalize on the fear surrounding food additives to market their products as superior and worth premium prices. By demonizing additives, they position themselves as the antidote to processed foods, fostering a perception that health comes at a steep cost.

Lavashak Rolls- Persian Fruit Leather

Lavashak

Lavashak is a traditional Persian treat known as fruit leather. It is made by drying fruit pulp to create a sweet and chewy snack. Pomegranate, lemon and salt is commonly added to lavashak to create the perfect flavor profile.

Creamy Twist on Traditional Shakshuka

Shakshuka

While staying true to the North African roots of this dish, I’ve added a luxurious twist by incorporating heavy cream. This is inspired by the trending combinations of heavy cream and eggs making waves on TikTok.

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