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The Science of Agar Agar
We kicked things off this week with a look at agar agar, a vegetarian ingredient with the power to turn liquids into solids. Although it works like gelatin, agar agar is a bit more versatile because a little goes a long way.
Learn why it's worth using and how it was discovered. If you read all the way to the bottom you'll get a fun recipe for piña colada mousse made with agar agar. Here's the full scoop.
The Pleasure of Eating Alone
Are you turned off by eating alone? You are not the only one! There's no need to skip the restaurant if you are dining solo.
In fact, a restaurant in Amsterdam is solely dedicated to tables for one. Learn how to reserve a spot at this unusual eatery and the best techniques for cooking for one in the comfort of your own home. Read the article now.
Oysters From A to Z
Do you know the ideal temperatures to serve oysters? Or that a certain species of oyster can live for several centuries? Discover 26 interesting facts about this marine delicacy.