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Food MythBusters: Are Oranges High in Vitamin C?
Oranges are renowned for warding off seasonal illnesses but they have a lot less vitamin C than you think. In fact, they’re not even in the top ten foods with high levels vitamin C.
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: Can You Eat Undercooked or Raw Pork?
Can you eat raw or undercooked pork? Tradition has it that pork must be eaten well or overcooked. Now it's time to investigate whether this is a myth or not.
Food Mythbusters: don't waste your time to sift the flour
is it really necessary to sift the flour as all the recipes book suggest to you? Well, keep calm and discover one of the greatest food myths ever!
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.