Top 10 Pernod Substitutes for Cooking

Pernod has been making French cuisine and most of its seafood dishes inexplicably delicious. There is certain uniqueness of flavor that this French liqueur adds to the food.  Pernod liqueur is known for its strong anise-flavor and aroma, which masks …

Top 11 Substitutes for Orange Zest

Citrus fruits have a special place in our everyday diet. The whole citrus family offers a range of refreshing flavors to the food.  Besides their sweet and sour juices, the citrus fruits like oranges also give us an aromatic peel …

The 10 Best Substitutes for Lard

Can I substitute lard for butter? This one question always pops in my mind every time I start with a recipe that calls for the use of lard! Let’s admit it, though lard is not an uncommon ingredient; it also …

Top 12 Pork Belly Substitutes for Cooking

Pork belly is one of the most revered and popular cuts around the world! No one can deny the tenderness and the juicy texture of its meat. It remains high in demand all the time. That is why you might …

8 Easy Substitutes for Potato Flour

  Potato flour is not something that we use every other day, but there are some recipes that call for potato flour due to its unique texture, taste and water absorption qualities. If you ever find yourself in the position …

The 5 Clever Substitutes for Stewed Tomatoes

Stewed tomatoes give you a smart and easy way to add flavors to any meal without going through the struggle of preparing tomatoes and other vegetables separately. You can say stewed tomatoes are time savers, and they ensure convenience whenever …

How to Marinate Frozen Chicken?

No menu is complete with some form of chicken meal on it! There are endless ways in which chicken is used in our everyday cooking. It is used in soups, stews, dips, snacks etc. And when that’s not enough, we …

How to Cook Frozen Ground Turkey?

  Ground turkey is a great substitute for minced beef and chicken. Turkey meat is known for its good protein content and lower cholesterol. Whether you are making meat-stuffed peppers or cooking some saucy pasta, salad or meatballs, ground turkey …

7 Treacly Barley Malt Syrup Substitutes

Barley malt syrup is extracted from barley. It is a thick, sticky, dark syrup with a nutty flavor. Barley malt syrup has a unique flavor and is used in a variety of desserts. Unfortunately, despite its popularity among bakery experts and amateurs, it is not commonly available. I suffered the …

9 Zesty Apple Cider Vinegar Substitutes

Let’s not pretend we’ve all not heard of Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV). It is the modern fitness freak’s most cherished health hack. Apple Cider vinegar comes from fermenting apples. The fermentation enriches the liquid with enzymes, healthy bacteria and probiotics. The best thing about cider vinegar is its nutrition count, …

7 Flavorous Ancho Chili Powder Substitutes

Have you ever tried Ancho Powder to season foods? If not, then you most definitely should. It is a rich spice made from ground dried chiles or Poblanos. Ancho Powder tastes earthy with an undertone of pepper. The Poblanos from which it is derived have a spicy flavor with medium …

7 Easy To Find Oyster Mushroom Substitutes

Culinary enthusiasts all around the world share their love for exotic Oyster Mushrooms. The obsession with this mushroom isn’t unsurprising as every tongue finds it quite hard to resist their mildly woody umami.  It was this craving that compelled me to cook Creamy Chicken Marsala Fettuccine one afternoon. But upon foraging, I …

Need a Substitute for Peas? Try These 5 Options

Peas are a widely favored edible pod. Although usually grouped with vegetables, they are edible legumes. Peas are flavourful, easy to cook, always at hand, and liked by almost everyone. However, in the unfortunate circumstances you can’t cook them, or add them to your dish, don’t worry because it has …

7 Same Great Tasting Eggplant Substitutes

Native to the land of India, this fruit is now recognized as a superfood worldwide. Yes, you read that right, Eggplant aka Brinjal, is a fruit, precisely a berry. However, it is treated as a vegetable in the kitchen. Eggplants are served in a variety of ways, from making a …

10 Amazing Substitutes for Carrots in Cooking

You cook a stew, you need carrots, making a mixed vegetable soup? – would definitely need some carrots! Perhaps, carrot is an essential part of Mirepoix – the aromatic base of every other curry or gravy. It is that one vegetable we all never get enough of. From the Mediterranean …

10 Best Substitutes For Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is one popular ingredient; there are warming soups, curries, stews and lots of other delicious delights in the world that are cooked using the succulent flesh of the butternut squash. The whole squash family hold a special place of its own among all the nutritious vegetables. It’s always …

9 Amazing Substitutes for Watercress

It’s about yesterday when I was invited for a dinner at an Indian restaurant and saw a strange-looking thing in my rice. Well, to be honest, it tasted really good, and the smell was heavenly!  However, being someone who has seen it for the first time, I called the waiter …

9 Excellent Substitutes for Pineapple Juice

If you were to ask me, what is the best drink in the world? I’d say a chilled glass of water. But if you ask again, I’d point towards the refreshing and wonderful world of fruit juices. There are so many to choose from, each with its own significance in …