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Substitutes for Instant Yeast – What Can I Use Instead?

Substitutes for Instant Yeast – What Can I Use Instead?

Yeast is a living and breathing organism that is often thought of as a live bacteria. But it’s not. Yeast is a single-celled microorganism of the Fungi Kingdom that exists on plants, oil, and the air. This little fungus is anywhere around us, and it […]

Substitutes For Jicama – What Can I Use Instead

Substitutes For Jicama – What Can I Use Instead

Jicama is not a common vegetable. In fact, many people may not even be familiar with it. What can you use instead of jicama? If a recipe calls for jicama but you don’t have it or it cannot be found where you live, consider one […]

Substitutes for Quark – What Can I Use Instead?

Substitutes for Quark – What Can I Use Instead?

Quark isn’t an ingredient that we would regularly find ourselves looking for in the supermarket, yet, for some, it is a central part of their cooking. So, what exactly is it? Quark is a low fat alternative to yoghurt which is made by warming soured […]

Substitutes for Poppy Seeds – What Can I Use Instead?

Substitutes for Poppy Seeds – What Can I Use Instead?

Poppy seeds offer a decent range of dynamics to a dish; they stand out and make your food more visually enticing. They also offer a reasonably unique flavour dynamic too. They bring a nutty flavour and a crunchy quality to anything they touch, be it […]

Substitutes for Brown Rice Flour – What Can I Use Instead

Substitutes for Brown Rice Flour – What Can I Use Instead

Brown rice flour is one of the healthiest flour varieties you can buy. But what if you decide to use it to bake or fry and find out that you have run out of it or it has gone bad? What is the best brown […]

Substitutes for Chili Paste – What Can I Use Instead?

Substitutes for Chili Paste – What Can I Use Instead?

Chilli peppers are the central ingredient for making chilli paste. The hot and spiciness of chilli peppers depends on its variety. This condiment is usually a mixture of spices, salt, oil, fish sauce or shrimp paste.    Chilli paste is a highly versatile ingredient that […]

Substitutes for Chestnuts – What Can I Use Instead?

Substitutes for Chestnuts – What Can I Use Instead?

Chestnuts, not to be confused with water chestnuts (a totally different thing) are starchy edible nuts from chestnut trees which are found across Europe, Asia, and America. They are quite a versatile ingredient in that, when they are roasted, they can then be used in […]

Substitutes For Gochugaru – What Can I Use Instead

Substitutes For Gochugaru – What Can I Use Instead

If you are not much into Korean cooking, you may not have gochugaru in your kitchen. But what to do if you have decided to cook something that calls for this spice? Luckily, there is a range of options. What are the best gochugaru substitutes? […]

Substitutes for Fenugreek – What Can I Use Instead?

Substitutes for Fenugreek – What Can I Use Instead?

Fenugreek is by no means a popular and widely used and thought about ingredient. In fact, for many of you, you may just be encountering it for the first time and finding yourself unable to find it. This is because it is so rarely spotted […]

Substitutes For Crushed Tomatoes – What Can I Use Instead

Substitutes For Crushed Tomatoes – What Can I Use Instead

Crushed tomatoes are a pantry staple. However, it is still possible to run out of them right when you need them for a dish. Luckily, there are multiple crushed tomato substitutes. What are the best substitutes for crushed tomatoes? The best substitute for crushed tomatoes […]