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Questions about pizza preparation, baking, and equipment.
345 questions
Mooo! Questions about this dairy substance need not be limited to cows but should be about the handling of milk as a primary aspect of the question.
339 questions
Questions about the use of culinary salt in the kitchen.
338 questions
A dairy product made by churning milk to separate the butterfat from other milk components. Questions may involve butter either as an ingredient or as a final dish.
314 questions
Questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with potato (aka potatoes or spuds) as an ingredient. Questions about dishes which include potato, but are not focused…
313 questions
Questions about the cooking-time in general. It should not be used for specific recipes.
309 questions
Yeast is a one-celled organism that provides the leavening (rise) to breads. It is usually sold dry, in small granules, and must be activated with water and heat. Yeast is also used to ferment wine an…
296 questions
Desired chemical breakdown of a food by a microorganism (bacteria or yeast), and occurs when making foods such as bread, yogurt, sauerkraut, kimchi, or wine.
292 questions
Questions about cookware made out of cast iron
282 questions
Questions about the selection and preparation of tea leaves and beverages.
274 questions
Covering cooking with a microwave, selection of appropriate cooking times and powers, cooking from fresh and re-heating, differences and techniques for microwave cooking.
273 questions
should be about traditional ingredients, preparations or dishes from India - such as curries, naan, chaats, chutneys and desserts. Questions about ingredients common to Indian-…
271 questions
Questions about the storage of food ingredient in cold environments both before and after preparation and cooking.
269 questions
Questions around slower, normally lower temperature cooking methods. Covers preparations, techniques, risks, advantages and equipment.
268 questions
Questions about food being preserved into glass jars, metal cans, or other air-tight containers using a variety of heat treatment steps to ensure a reasonable level of pasteurisation and/or sterilisat…
268 questions
Questions regarding baking and working with wild yeasts and starters (also known as levains or chefs).
268 questions
Cooking either in boiling water, or by heating the food until boiling
267 questions
Questions around preparing or cooking with tomatoes, along with selecting appropriate varieties
263 questions
For questions about dealing with pig products!
258 questions
Questions about food safety and technique for cooking sous vide.
248 questions
Questions about beef steaks: New York strip, sirloin, rib-eye, filet, etc.
247 questions
Questions should deal with preparation of a dessert - typically sweet but anything that would be served at a dessert course should qualify.
243 questions
Questions about storing food both before and after they have been processed or cooked.
242 questions
For questions about identifying, choosing, and using kitchen vessels for preparing food such as pots, pans, and dutch ovens and includes containers such as cake/muffin tins and other bakeware. These c…
237 questions
Questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with beans as a main ingredient.
234 questions
A dry heat cooking method using direct heat, most often from open flames or charcoal embers. For the UK/AU usage describing cooking with the upper element of an oven, use the broiling tag.
233 questions
Roasting is a cooking method using high direct heat typically from above the food. Most of the questions in this tag should be regarding this method to include roasting of meat & vegetables, but can i…
228 questions
Questions about confections (sweet foods) and how they are made.
223 questions
Questions about preparing, baking and troubleshooting pies (sweet or savory). Pies are a baked dish of a flaky pastry crust surrounding a filling. They vary greatly in size.
222 questions
Questions about naming and translation of culinary terms and phrases.
218 questions
for questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with onion as a star ingredient.
207 questions
Questions about the hot (spicy) members of the pepper family, whether fresh, dried, or ground. These are the fruits of plants belonging to the genus Capsicum. Alternate spellings include chilli, chile…
201 questions
When you can provide photos or description of a food you've seen or heard of but don't know its English name.
195 questions
Yogurt, yoghurt, or yoghourt is a food produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. The bacteria used to make yogurt are known as "yogurt cultures". Fermentation of lactose by these bacteria produces l…
194 questions
Questions about ice cream, soft or hard frozen dairy with sweetener & flavorings
193 questions
should be about traditional ingredients, preparations or dishes from Italy - such as focaccia, risotto or tiramisu. Questions about ingredients common to Italian style cooking…
192 questions
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