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How to reduce saltiness in a dish
Does adding a potato reduce the saltiness of a dish? We have the right answer. 
Hákarl
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Curious delicacies: Hákarl
One of the dishes of traditional Icelandic cuisine is starting to appear in various ethnic stores and online: let’s discover its secrets and why it is one of those foods you either love or hate, with no half measures.
Tomato purée sauce
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The science of... tomato purée sauce
How to make a perfect tomato purée sauce at home? Follow these scientifically based steps and you'll never fail!
Food Mythbusters: does a potato reduce the saltiness of a dish?
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Food Mythbusters: does a potato reduce the saltiness of a dish?
Despite the simplicity of the actual gesture, that of adding the right quantity of salt is one of the most difficult and risky operations in cooking<
The science of thickeners
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The science of thickeners
Discover the scientific secrets beyond the additional ingredients which can affect the consistency of our dishes. Do you know how to thicken without starch?
The Science of... Slow Cookers
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The Science of... Slow Cookers
How does a slow cooker work? And why meat is the perfect food to slow-cook? Discover all the scientific secrets behind cooking at a low temperature.
The science of melted cheese
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The science of melted cheese
Is fondue an easy "emergency" dish? Not at all! Here you go with our scientific tips from the best melting cheese to the right way keep it melted.
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The science of ramen
Discover how to prepare a delicious tonkotsu ramen in your own kitchen. Did you know that it's not a Japanese dish but a Chinese one?
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The Science of Pulled Pork
What is the perfect cooking time for pulled pork? The best meat to use? Discover the secrets behind this seriously delicious dish.
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The Science of Italian Lard
Pork fatback, herbs, spices, the proper aging process: all the secrets beyond lard, the Italian charcuterie delicacy. Do you know you can make it on your own?
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The Science of Express Risotto
Do you strictly need half an hour to prepare a tasty risotto? Discover how to cook a perfect risotto in two steps and a few minutes.
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Perfect Food Pairings: Oyster
Oysters are unique for their taste of umami and brackishness. Here are the best ways to pair them with other food and wine in order to exalt their flavor