18 Best Substitutes for Mozzarella Cheese

Mozzarella is a cheese popular all over the world. Whether you are making a pizza or cooking delicious enchiladas, a drizzle of shredded mozzarella cheese makes it super cheesy and creamy. Mozzarella cheese is not only a delight for the taste but also enhances the nutritional profile of a recipe. …

12 Best Substitutes for Jalapeno

Jalapeno is a Mexican pepper that has no parallel in its popularity. Around the world, it is added to a variety of entrees, snacks and breakfast meals.  The wide-ranging uses of jalapeno pepper make them a hot selling item in the grocery stores. There often comes a time when I …

11 Best Substitutes for Ghee in Cooking

While going through the traditional eastern cuisine, you might have come across an ingredient named “ghee.” And if you are intrigued about it, then you are here for all the right reasons. You are about to get some quick facts about ghee and how you can replace it with vegan …

11 Great Substitutes For Paneer

Paneer, the staple of Indian cuisine, is a dry curd cheese that is neither aged nor it is salted. Unlike other cheeses, paneer does not melt either. It is a fresh soft cheese which is a great source of protein.  Palak Paneer or Cheese Spinach is a popular Indian entrée …

11 Best Substitutes for Cubanelle Peppers

The science of using chilli peppers in cooking is a bit mind-boggling! Trust me! I know the struggle of remembering their names, the hotness, the type and the uses. And finding their suitable substitutes is even harder. So right when I was in the middle of making a delicious Cuban …

11 Easy Substitutes for Cremini Mushrooms

Standing in the vegetable aisle in a supermarket, looking for the right mushroom is like the toughest job ever, especially for someone who is not familiar with all the different types of mushrooms, their names and their uses. Trust me; I know the struggle!  Cremini mushrooms are one of the …

Top 10 Substitutes for Chickpea Flour

Chickpea flour is just another great ingredient that I use now and then to upgrade the nutritional profile of my menu. This gluten-free flour is known for its unique nutty flavor, which I personally love.  On a random weekend evening, it felt like having Indian-style potato fritters, and the recipe …

14 Best Substitutes for Chili Beans

Chili Corn Carne, or the commonly known chili, is a delight we all love. Beans are an integral part of a chili!  A traditional Chili recipe has, in fact, a mix of red kidney beans with meat, tomatoes, and spices. So, imagining a bean-less chili feels a little silly! But …

10 Best Substitutes for Bacon Grease

If you use the leftover bacon grease in the pan after cooking some crispy bacon, then you are not alone! We all use bacon grease and enjoy it for its delicious smokey taste. Besides being fat, it is also used as a flavor enhancer.  Instead of counting on the leftover …

6 Great Substitutes for Sweet Rice Flour

Sweet rice, glutinous rice, or sticky rice flour are all the names of the same product that we are often using in baking goods and preparing Asian food such as kimchi, Mochi, or other rice cakes, etc.  Rice flour is a commonly found ingredient in our grocery stores, so people …