Tag: Summer

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TOP 5: Summery Corn Recipes

Corn originally comes from central America, where it’s eaten as a vegetable. In the supermarket, you can find locally-grown corn on the cob from mid July to Fall, but it’s also available year-round in cans and frozen. Corn adds a particularly sweet flavour in a dish. To help you bite into some corn this summer, […]

Clever Tips for Travelling with Food Allergies

“She won’t be able to eat anything during our trip! Why has she chosen this destination?” That’s the kind of reaction provoked by my trip to Thailand with my friend Vanessa, who happens to be seriously allergic to peanuts. Complicated? Dangerous? Daring? Travelling when you have food allergies provides a challenge at every meal. However, […]

7 Perfect Beer and Food Pairings

Summer is always a fantastic time to try a brand new, refreshing beer. We’ve already talked about thebest foods to make on the terrace, but what about beer and food pairings? Beer is the go-to drink for many people and everybody has their preferences. So, we’ve chosen some of the most popular styles of beer […]

TOP 10: Picnic Recipes

A picnic in the park is a wonderful treat for the friends and family alike. It allows you to enjoy the outdoors while sharing a meal with the people you love. But what to bring? We’ve put together a list of easy, mess-free recipes for you so that you can plan the perfect picnic! Here […]

TOP 10: Summer Recipes

Summer is finally here! It’s time to put away all those heavy dishes and opt for lighter recipes that are satisfying without being too filling. A bit of spice is always great in the summer, but refreshing fruity dishes really are the stars. It’s time for staying up late, having drinks on the terrace, and […]

TOP 10: BBQ Recipes

BBQ season is upon us! It’s time to dust off the grill, stock up on charcoal or propane, and get cooking. Grilling is a great way to cook, not only because of the great flavour that smoke lends to foods, but because it allows the fat to drip away without adding much extra oil — […]

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Ten tips for perfect grilling

Cooking on the barbecue is simple and easy for anyone to do, but it’s always more interesting if you know a few tricks… So here are ten tips for perfect grilling: To your grills: let the party begin!  

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Barbecue in the slow cooker

31 August, 2013 No Comments

The barbecue is gaining an increasingly bad reputation, despite its huge popularity. This is due to the appearance of carcinogenic hydrocarbons on the meat when it is cooked at high temperature, i.e., over 300°C (570°F). The browner and more burnt the meat, the more of these harmful compounds there are.

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Cooling off with watermelon …

18 August, 2013 No Comments

Record heat in China this summer sparked a watermelon craze. As soon as the first parents posted a few pictures of their toddler dressed in watermelon overalls, a few weeks ago, copycat pictures started popping up all over Weibo, China’s version of Twitter. And kids aren’t the only ones wearing watermelon outfits …..

Celebrating the summer solstice

A solstice occurs when the apparent position of the sun, as seen from Earth, reaches its northernmost or southernmost extreme. In the northern hemisphere, the summer solstice usually falls between June 20 and 22, and these are the longest days of the year.

‘Bikini count-down’ It’s not too late…

Summer is fast approaching and the “bikini count-down” has begun. Experts in women’s magazines offer us a variety of miraculous advice and tips to achieve the size of a supermodel. But you should of course be wary and not believe everything you read – except in SOSCuisine.com! So here are the ‘TOP 5’ most deep-rooted […]