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A raw beetroot with its leaves, right out of the garden
Cooking techniques

Beetroot for beginners

What is a beetroot? As you can see on the pictures it is a hard round red ball that grows under the ground with red stalks and green leaves growing out of the ground. In France, you can either buy raw beetroots or already cooked ones. Most of the time, […]

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Butternut squash for beginners

What is a butternut squash? As you can see on the first picture above it is a pear shaped very light orange coloured squash, that usually weighs between 2 to 4 pounds. You can find it throughout autumn and winter seasons. And below are some pictures of tiny butternut squashes […]

Whipped aquafaba in the bowl of a stand mixer
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Aquafaba for beginners

Everything you need to know about aquafaba: what it is and how to use it. What is aquafaba? It is the liquid in a chickpea can. Aquafaba’s most magical quality is its ability to whip to a stiff, fluffy foam exactly like egg whites. Note: if you don’t consume canned […]