What’s the difference between sweet condensed milk and evaporated milk?
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What’s the difference between sweet condensed milk and evaporated milk?

People often confuse evaporated milk with sweet condensed milk and c=vice versa. Until recently, I also had a problem differentiating the two. The fact that they both come in cans that are almost identical does not help at all. Evaporated milk and sweetened condensed milk are different. Although the difference is small, it has a…

What is huitlacoche?
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What is huitlacoche?

Huitlacoche (pronounced whee-tla-KOH-cheh) is a soft, dark-colored, and spreadable ingredient. It is also commonly referred to as Mexican truffle, corn smut, or fungus. Huitlacoche is basically a plant disease that grows on corn, specifically around the kernels and the ears of corn. It is usually inflated and grey in color. Huitlacoche greatly resembles river stones….

What is a substitute for cardamom pods?
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What is a substitute for cardamom pods?

Cardamom pods are triangular-shaped seedpods that have hard outer shells and small black seeds inside. There are three main varieties of cardamom pods, black/brown cardamom, white cardamom, and green cardamom. Black/brown cardamom is mostly used in meat dishes and white cardamom is used in desserts because the white color complements the color of desserts. The…