Tomato Paste

Tomato Paste

Tomato paste is a thick paste that is made by cooking tomatoes for several hours to reduce moisture, straining them to remove the seeds and skin, and cooking them again to reduce them to a thick, rich concentrate.  In contrast, tomato purée is a liquid with a consistency between crushed tomatoes and tomato paste, and … Continue reading »
Tuna Can

Tuna Can

A tuna is a saltwater finfish that belongs to the tribe Thunnini, a sub-grouping of the mackerel family(Scombridae) – which together with the tunas, also includes the bonitos, mackerels, and Spanish mackerels. Thunnini comprises fifteen species across five genera,[1] the sizes of which vary greatly, ranging from the bullet tuna (max. length: 50 cm (1.6 ft), weight: 1.8 kg … Continue reading »
Pickled cucumber

Pickled cucumber

A pickled cucumber (commonly known as a pickle in the United States and Canada or generically as gherkins in the United Kingdom and Ireland) is a cucumber that has been pickled in a brine , vinegar, or other solution and left to ferment for a period of time, by either immersing the cucumbers in an … Continue reading »