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Author: Rana Madanat

Hi, I’m Rana and I blog at ranasrecipe.com. My passion for food began very early in my life. And after managing a cafe, a granola business and helping other food businesses scale up, I found my true calling in creating wonderful recipes so that everyone can enjoy cooking as much as I do! Don’t forget to follow me on my social channels- instagram and pinterest.
Transforming Meals with the Magic of Wine
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Transforming Meals with the Magic of Wine

For passionate home cooks, incorporating wine into their culinary repertoire can unlock a hidden chest of culinary treasures. While the vast array of wines and their perceived complexity might initially seem daunting, the reality is far simpler: using wine in the kitchen is not only accessible but also incredibly rewarding, adding depth and taking your dishes to unexpected levels. Beyond being a delicious beverage, wine possesses unique properties that elevate it to the role of a versatile culinary tool. Its acidity cuts through richness, tenderizes meats, deglazes pans for richer sauces, and infuses subtle notes of flavor, adding an irresistible depth and complexity to your cooking. Mastering a few basic techniques opens the door to a world of possibilities, allowing you to transfo...
Syrupy Adventures: Crafting Signature Coffee Concoctions with Unexpected Pairings
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Syrupy Adventures: Crafting Signature Coffee Concoctions with Unexpected Pairings

In the delightful realm of coffee, where every cup is a canvas and every sip a brushstroke, the journey from humble coffee beans to exquisite coffee creations is an adventure waiting to unfold. Join me as we embark on a flavourful expedition, exploring the fusion of creativity and taste through the art of crafting signature coffee concoctions with unexpected pairings, spotlighting the magic of coffee syrups. Unveiling the Palette: The Dance of Coffee Beans and Syrups Before we dive into the syrupy adventures, let's appreciate the protagonists of our tale – the versatile coffee beans. In the United Kingdom, a melting pot of coffee cultures, beans from various regions bring their unique charm to the cup. From the lively and robust notes of beans sourced in urban coffee hubs to the more...
How to prepare to travel gluten free
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How to prepare to travel gluten free

  Going on holiday shouldn’t feel like a chore just because of coeliac disease, we all deserve a holiday. There are a few ways in which you can prepare to travel gluten free.  Firstly, take advantage of some amazing gluten free products to take with you on your journey.Ensure that you have fully researched your destination to maximise the fun and enjoyment by finding out the best spots for gluten free meals. Living gluten free doesn’t have to be hard any longer, there is plenty of support and guidance out there for you. Research your destination Once you have decided where you want to go on holiday, include your gluten free requirements in the planning stage. Ideally, you want to go on holiday to a destination and accommodation that can cater for your dietary requirements. Lo...
A full guide to the Craft brewing
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A full guide to the Craft brewing

There are specialized tappings, tank fills in supermarkets, pubs that are just dedicated to it (oops), food pairing events built around it, crazy styles brewed with anything from baked potato to guava puree, and festivals - so many great festivals. Simply said, craft beer near me individuals are more selective and engaged in the foods they eat. And craft is everything in the beer world. It's possible to read up on basic craft beer terminology and beer genres on websites like Paste Magazine as well as the apparent but great CraftBeer.com, I'll provide several alternative options outside the standard Google search. Beer Box Membership Services While learning about the realm of craft beer, one of the most enjoyable experiences is trying beers that aren't available where you live. Tw...
The Secrets of Selecting The Best Tomato Variety
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The Secrets of Selecting The Best Tomato Variety

Many different varieties of tomatoes are available due to breeding and hybridization. Cultivars differ in cultivation methods, fruit types, and whether they are heirlooms or modern. Basic plant growing habits Determinate tomato plants are bushy and up to 3 feet tall, requiring little support. Most of its crop ripens early and quickly, in just two weeks. After harvest, the determinants begin to turn yellow and produce fewer fruits. The small size of this type makes them handy indoors; their short instant yield makes them suitable for canning and similar purposes. Indeterminate tomato plants are the most common cultivated tomatoes. These plants are branched and form suckers between stems. Its tall, branching growth can be caged, staked, and trimmed. Fruits are formed regularly, and ...
10 Reasons to try Nitrous Oxide Cream Chargers
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10 Reasons to try Nitrous Oxide Cream Chargers

Nitrous oxide, commonly known as “laughing gas”, has been used for over a hundred years for dental procedures, as well as in film and television productions. Nitrous oxide is a colorless, tasteless gas that provides a euphoric feeling. Here are some reasons: Nitrous oxide cream chargers can help relieve pain: If you suffer from chronic pain, you know how debilitating it can be. You may be hesitant to try medication, but nitrous oxide cream chargers can offer you relief without the worry of addiction or side effects. They can also help reduce inflammation: If you suffer from inflammation, nitrous oxide cream chargers can help to reduce swelling and pain. This can be a great relief if you suffer from conditions like arthritis. Nitrous oxide cream chargers can help to ...
Caramel Macchiato Preparation And Taste
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Caramel Macchiato Preparation And Taste

Coffee lovers put the kettle on first in the morning to get that energy needed to kick start the day. Light coffee can be enjoyed at lunch, flavored with several other ingredients. Caramel Macchiato is a popular choice in the majority of coffee shops. Starbucks Caramel Macchiato is a popular drink. Macchiato is an espresso that uses a little foam or milk. Macchiato is an Italian word that means ‘to mark’ or ‘to stain’. Caramel Macchiato is misunderstood because of its name. It sounds like the macchiato is enhanced with caramel, but isn’t! The espresso is layered and noticeable in transparent glasses. You can read everything about coffee and caramel macchiato recipes on the blog Dash of Vigor. How is Caramel Macchiato prepared? Starbucks invented Caramel Macchiato in 1996 to celebr...
3 Easy and Healthy Mediterranean Recipes for Beginners
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3 Easy and Healthy Mediterranean Recipes for Beginners

The Mediterranean diet has played a major role in many countries' health statistics and it's not hard to see why! Here are dozens of easy recipes which can be made in 20 mins or less; so you can spend more time enjoying healthy cooking! 1. Lemony Greek Chicken Soup With 32g of protein and only 261 calories per bowl, this comforting soup is the perfect weeknight dinner. To get that velvety texture, whisk a little of the broth into the eggs before adding them to the pot and you'll be able to make sure they cook gently without curdling. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 3/4 cup cubed carrot 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic 3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 6 cups unsalted chicken stock 1/2 cup uncooked whole-wheat orzo 3 large egg...
Finding the Perfect Flour for Nutritious and Delicious Cake and Pastries
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Finding the Perfect Flour for Nutritious and Delicious Cake and Pastries

Knowing that flour can make or break the quality of your cake and pastries is crucial. Unfortunately, flour isn't just one type of flour. It comes in many different varieties, each with its unique texture and consistency. If you want to bake delicious, nutritious cakes and pastries using the best flour, you'll need to know which ones are more suitable to make an informed decision when buying the ingredients. Here are five essential factors to consider when choosing flour for your treats. 1.   Organically Produced Flour Farmers use organic methods free of any synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, or pesticides to produce high-quality organic flour. Organic Flour is typically from higher quality grains that are more nourishing and less prone to allergic reactions because they are less lik...
Working in the Baking Industry Comes With a Plethora of Benefits
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Working in the Baking Industry Comes With a Plethora of Benefits

Bakers constitute their own unique subspecies. Bakers have the unique honor of transforming ordinary ingredients like flour, sugar, butter, and eggs into something spectacular that can be enjoyed by others. Bakers are the kind of people who are always willing to give away something sweet, whether it's a birthday cake or a batch of cookies. It is also a wonderful way to relax and unwind after a long day. There is nothing more enticing than the aroma of freshly baked goods first thing in the morning. Baking could be an enjoyable and fulfilling career option for those who are looking for such a profession. Sense of Achievement Baking imparts a flavor that is all its own. It's not just a leisure activity; it's an art form in its own right. Bakers start with uncooked materials and transform t...