Blocks of tempeh or tempe on a black background.

Using Tempeh or Tempe

December 11, 2020 smitsa 0

Tempeh (Tempe) is a traditional soy food produced in Indonesia. It has a very high protein content which makes it an ideal substitute for meat […]

A variety of mince pies on a white table.

Why Mince Pies ?

December 2, 2020 smitsa 0

As a child, I often wondered why my grandmother’s minced beef issuing forth from the grinder, wasn’t to be found in any of the mince […]

Cream liqueurs. A glass of cream liqueur with a cinnamon twirl.

The Best Cream Liqueurs

November 26, 2020 smitsa 0

Cream liqueurs have a fascinating science surrounding them but it is their flavour which appeals to so many. Festive seasons like Christmas always seem to […]

Festive celebration roasted turkey with gravy for Thanksgiving or Christmas

The Thanksgiving Turkey

November 18, 2020 smitsa 0

The traditional fare of both Thanksgiving and the Christmas dinner is the good old roast turkey. It has been the centre piece of the dining […]

Creamer powder. A food prone to powder clumping.

The Issue Of Powder Clumping

October 28, 2020 smitsa 0

Powder clumping is a pain for anybody making food or pharmaceutical products! In fact it has other terms too including caking and agglomeration but whatever […]