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This Is How You Skin A Watermelon Like a PRO

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25 April 2017

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If there were a fashion magazine for summer fruits (cause, why not?) Watermelon would hands down — be on the cover page.

They have a great presence (yes, size matters), beautiful colour scheme and they’re totally Instagrammable. Not to forget, these mega-sized melons are rich in vitamins A and C and antioxidants such as lycopene.

The easiest way to eat a watermelon might be to dive right into a big slice with your hands but that’s not the only way.

How Famous Chefs Organise Their Fridge

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22 April 2017

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Organising a fridge — is there such a thing, you ask? Buy stuff, dump it inside and you’re done!

Well, if you value your life then don't EVER say that in front of a chef. These guardians of culinary mysteries take their jobs seriously because for them — it’s not just what pays their bills but a fierce passion. And just like their knives, their refrigerators are a scared domain that remain resolutely personal.

Why Your Perfectly Fried Egg Is Not PERFECT

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21 March 2017

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A seemingly simple yet one of the most frustratingly difficult culinary tasks is to fry a perfect egg. You might learn how to cook a perfectly succulent steak dinner but things get tricky when it comes to putting an egg on top.

Should you break it in the pan? Should you fry it in oil or butter? Should you flip? Touch? Poke? Aaagh! The whirlwind of doubts strikes you right when the egg turns brown in front of your eyes.

If this has happened to you, then welcome to Fried Eggs 101. If not, we bow to your culinary talents.

12 Foods You Shouldn't Put in the Fridge

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17 August 2016

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Living in the UAE, our natural instinct is to shove all of our beloved foods and ingredients into the fridge for safe-keeping and protection from the heat.

Especially for those of us who leave our homes for long periods of time per day, without leaving the A/C on, things can get a little too warm in the house throughout the day. And so it's understandable that we want to throw everything into our refridgerator to keep them cool.

Nonetheless, when it comes to certain foods, doing this is actually detrimental to their taste and expiration dates.

A Lazy Girl's Guide to Fixing Cake Cravings

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22 March 2015

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Being a foodie is not easy. I'm always torn between wanting to eat healthy and staying away from sugar forever. Another option and the most feasible one so far is to give in to the dark side and stuff my face silly with cake. Always, the latter wins because who would not want to eat cake for breakfast, lunch and dinner? 

I discovered the wonderful world of microwaving a cake batter for a minute and a half and a magical moist chocolate cake will appear. In my astonishment they always fill into that gaping hole that a bad cake craving inflicts upon my sugar hungry soul.