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Food mythbusters: should mushrooms never be washed?
Is it true that you never have to wash mushrooms in order to avoid absorbing water? Half a truth, half a lie: it depends on the type of mushroom you're dealing with. Discover more!
Food mythbusters: Deseeding chilies means less heat?
Can you really mitigate the heat of chilies by deseeding them? Find out why nature gave them this characteristic and what lies beyond your palate's sensations.
Food mythbusters: do you really need milk for scrambled eggs?
Almost every recipe for scrambled eggs includes milk in the ingredients. But, indeed, science tells us that milk could spoil it all. Do you know why?
Food MythBusters: Sealing Meat in Juices
You've maybe been told to sear it at a high temperature on each side, and then finish cooking it at a more moderate temperature. But does it really work?
Food MythBusters: Does Vinegar Burn Fat?
There are many food myths about vinegar, seen as a sort of magic potion: does vinegar burn fat? Does vinegar go bad? The answers come from science.
Food Mythbusters: How Bread Goes Stale
We tend to think that bread loses its freshness because of dehydration, but the exact opposite is true: bread goes stale because it absorbs too much moisture.
Food MythBusters: Olive Oil in Pasta Water
There are many die-hard myths regarding pasta: a deeply rooted conviction is that olive oil should be added to the cooking water, but it's only an urban legend.
Food MythBusters: Are Vegetables Better Raw or Cooked?
We've been told that veggies ought to be eaten raw to preserve their nutrients, but it's only a myth: are vegetables tastier and healthier eaten raw or cooked?
Food Mythbusters: Can You Eat Undercooked or Raw Pork?
Can you eat raw or undercooked pork? Tradition has it that pork must be eaten well or over cooked. Now it's time to deepem this myth!
Food MythBusters: Does Microwave Cooking Destroy Food Nutrients?
One of the most widespread myths regarding the microwave oven has to do with food nutrients: most of its beneficial would be destroyed. But is that true?
Food MythBusters: Does Alcohol Cook Out?
We have formed the idea that, once it's in the pan cooking, wine almost disappears. But does alcohol really cook out of food? Not exactly: find out why.