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Apr 19, 2014 16:32 pm - Posted by
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1. Butter Freezing butter is easy and is especially handy when stocking up for baking season. Simply place butter in its original wrapping inside of an airtight bag or tightly wrapped in foil. When ready, remove the butter from the freezer and thaw overnight in the refrigerator before use. Butter usually lasts for up to four months, though some

Apr 10, 2014 17:45 pm - Posted by

Hard-boiled eggs are a great addition to salads and the perfect easy-to-make appetizer or snack. Here’s how to make them in just three simple steps! Here is how to hard boil eggs Scrambled, over-easy, poached or fried—there’s countless ways to have your eggs. But none are quite so versatile as the hard-boiled version Hard-boiled

Jan 04, 2014 13:30 pm - Posted by

How you store fruit and vegetables can be a little daunting in Rwanda, causing a major impact on their taste and texture when you serve them. Almost everything can be stored in the refrigerator except for bananas, tomatoes, potatoes, lemons, and limes among others. These items should be kept in a cool, dry area, but will experience strange chang

Jun 07, 2013 18:12 pm - Posted by
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  There is nothing as comforting when one has a cold as a hot cup of honey and lemon tea. Well, strictly speaking, there’s no “tea” in the tea. Rwandans living in the country’s hill areas like the northern Province can tell you.   It’s just honey, lemon juice, and hot water. But it’s so good, especially if you have a

Feb 10, 2013 11:12 am - Posted by
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Everyone wants to take better care of themselves and that means making sure that they are eating the best foods that they can. Raw foods are believed to be the right choice when it comes to picking healthy ingredients, but you may be surprised to hear that opting for a diet rich in raw foods is more complex than just going to the grocery sto

Jan 15, 2013 11:22 am - Posted by
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Oranges are among the most valuable food crops especially fruits in Rwanda, they are suitable for everyone; both young and old and are known as the best fruits to treat diseases and most importantly, they slow down the aging process. Oranges are much more than the best source of Vitamin C; they are major sources of calcium, phosphorous, pota

Nov 16, 2012 11:45 am - Posted by
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Red pepper is one of the appetizers that are consumed by many people worldwide and when taken in appropriate amounts, red pepper is very good and nutritious to the body. Red pepper stimulates the operation of some parts of the mouth and stomach and aids in digestion and even kills some of the unwanted microbes in the stomach. Apart from t

Nov 16, 2012 7:24 am - Posted by
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Watermelon is a good fruit liked by many and available in all local markets of Rwanda. It is the most delicious and watery fruit you will find and apart from quenching your thirst on a sunny day, watermelons are very nutritious and worth including on your shopping list. Watermelons are sources of vitamin B, vitamin largely responsible for the bo

Nov 16, 2012 7:20 am - Posted by
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Although apples have always been acknowledged as very good for a person’s health, but what makes these fruits much more important than just a healthy supplement to the diet? According to the study that was led by Professor Chen Zhen Yu of the Faculty of Science at the Chinese University of Hong Kong; apples have substances known as antioxi

Nov 14, 2012 14:51 pm - Posted by
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Parsley is usually known as the marginalized herb that is used at the side of the plate, or used to decorate a plate of the French fry bits. Parsley is a short-lived perennial with bright green leaves. It is a bitter, aromatic and diuretic herb.   Parsley has far more virtues than a bit of green to dress up a diner plate. Parsley i