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When to Chop, Dice or Mince?

We’ve talked about the types of knives and what they do. Now, let’s take a closer look at 3 cutting techniques and their uses. Chopping, dicing and mincing. In a nutshell, chopped pieces of a given food are larger than diced pieces, and minced pieces are smaller and more irregularly shaped than diced pieces. The…

Slice like the Pros

Perhaps the most basic kitchen utensil – certainly one of the most essential – knives have had a special place in food preparation for centuries. Like any tool, knives come in many variations, each geared towards a specific task; from slicing fruit and vegetables, to carving up meat, to serving cakes. There’s always a knife…

Dynas Mokhtar

As a model, actress, television host, fashion designer, and businesswoman, Dynas Mokhtar has done it all. Critical accolades and box office records seem to come easy to the screen siren, who balances her 17-year career in the limelight with motherhood to two beautiful children (Khyra Khalyssa, seven, and Muhammad Haqaish, five). However, the one role…

Bake to Brilliance with Kenwood

Kenwood baking deals, baking videos, an Instagram contest and more! Baking is about inspiration and creativity, just as much as the end result. Learn and draw inspiration from the home cooks featured in our year-end baking specials.  

A Chat with Peranakan Chef Jeffrey Chia

Recently Love Wholesome had the privilege of being invited to a traditional Peranakan dinner at Chef Jeffrey Chia’s house in Choa Chu Kang, Singapore. The chef Jeffrey Chia, also known affectionately as Uncle Jeff, is a self-taught traditional Peranakan chef. Although previously working as an engineer, upon retirement he decided it was time to return…

How to Properly Season Your Cookware

If you head down to any roadside food stall and check out their woks, you’ll notice that they all look like they’ve been through the wringer. Stained in varying shades of yellow, blue, brown, and black, they have a permanent oily sheen to them which testifies to years of heavy use. This is the seasoning,…