In The Kitchen

Grilling

Grilling

There is nothing more appealing than the smell of grilled cheese, or bacon in the kitchen. It never fails to make me feel hungry. However, I have a love/hate relationship with my grill. It is a lot healthier to grill than fry things like meat […]

Weighing and Measuring

Weighing and Measuring

In Cooking Without Sight I briefly touch on how I both weigh and measure my ingredients when cooking. In this post I thought I would go in to a little more detail. Weighing ingredients these days is far easier than it used to be  if […]

Is it Safe to Eat?

Is it Safe to Eat?

Very rarely is the packaging of products in supermarkets designed with blind people in mind. The only exception to this is medication, which is now also labelled in braille as well as print. This is still quite a recent thing really and I must admit, […]

Fishy Business

Fishy Business

If I had to choose between only eating meat or only eating fish and seafood for the rest of my life, then fish would win hands down. However fish can be a lot trickier to cook and eat when you can’t see, especially if it […]

Handling Meat

Handling Meat

One of my biggest concerns when cooking meat is accidentally serving it raw or under cooked. The last thing I want to do is make us ill or give us food poisoning. This especially goes for chicken or turkey. Most instructions state: check it is […]

Stress Free Grocery Shopping

Stress Free Grocery Shopping

These days, doing my weekly grocery shop has become kind of like a therapy. Now, thanks to technology, I am able to do it through an app on my phone, rather than going to an actual shop and relying on an employee or worse, my husband […]

Cooking on Gas

Cooking on Gas

I love this phrase. It means to be going well or functioning effectively. I quite like to use it when a training session is going particularly well. “We are cooking on gas!” Generally means that we are flying, or going fast! It is also my […]

Correctly Identifying My Ingredients

Correctly Identifying My Ingredients

Over time I have come up with many different ways of identifying what spices i have in my cupboard or what is in this tin or that. Identifying the ingredients I need used to be far more of a challenge than it is these days. […]

Cooking Without Sight

Cooking Without Sight

A lot of what I have learnt in the kitchen was either taught to me by my mum, through helping her when growing up, or I have taught myself through trial and error. I am not very skilled, so most of what I do is […]