Good Cooking for Fun and Pleasure
Good Cooking for fun and pleasure
Cooking doesn't have to be a chore. Like painting or dancing or a perfect tennis serve, cooking can be one of the most fulfilling of outlets for creative energy.
One cook said: "Ever since I was a very small kid I've been crazy about cooking and baking.” He is not alone.
For example: In European cooking, a mixture of butter and flour called a roux is used to thicken liquids to make stews or sauces.
When you start getting interested in cooking and cuisine, you have at your disposal an almost unlimited range of recipes and information on general or gourmet cooking, world cuisines, and wine. This site is just scratching the surface, there is much more, but this is a beginning.
The definition of cooking: “Cooking is the act of preparing food for eating by the application of heat.” Cooking is also a great "flavor" secondary skill because you can entertain your friends with the interesting dishes you can create.
Start your culinary adventure here!
Here's an exotic one - for those who are not familiar with Scandinavia
Follow the link below and find a book dedicated to promoting and preserving Norwegian tradition by presenting genuine and original recipes from that country. In "Authentic Norwegian Cooking," the author has compiled more than three hundred wonderful recipes showcasing Norway's culinary history. Enahanced with 16 pages of color photography, Authentic Norwegian Cooking also features party suggestions, "Special Helps", and a "user friendly" recipe index. From "Dyrestek med viltsaus" (Reindeer Roast with Game Sauce); Norvegia fylte poteter (Norvegia Filled Potatoes); and Eggedosis (Traditional 17th of May Dessert); to Seterjentas rommebrod (The Dairymaid's Wafers); Gjetost dessertsaus (Goat Cheese Dessert Sauce); and Stekt gaas (Roast Goose), Authentic Norwegian Cooking lives up to its title and would make a welcome addition to any multicultural and ethnic cookbook collection!
Authentic Norwegian Cooking