Articles Categorized in: Cast Iron

Bolo do Caco (Sweet Potato Bread)

Bolo do Caco (Sweet Potato Bread)

This sweet potato bread is a traditional recipe from Madeira. Bolo do Caco is a soft bread that usually is served with a garlicky butter as entrée for any meal.     You can find Bolo do Caco in almost any corner of Madeira island. It is commonly served as a company for espetadas — which is a kind of barbecue. As you may know — if you’ve followed my blog — I lived a few months in Madeira while...
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The 7 Best Cookware Brands

The 7 Best Cookware Brands

Apart from just the appetite, cooking shows make you yearn for one more thing; the cookware. Behind a fantastic cookware set is a reputable company that is dedicated to making your kitchen-time enjoyable and fruitful. The cookware industry comprises of well-known companies that have spent decades in manufacturing some of the best kitchen brands that are in most households. It is no doubt that when you are shopping for cookware, the first thing that you would look at is the...
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One Skillet Cheesy Chicken and Bacon Pot Pie

One Skillet Cheesy Chicken and Bacon Pot Pie

After years of watching how Ree (the Pioneer Woman) and Lindsay (Pinch of Yum) made chicken pot pies for special occasions — Easter, which we don’t celebrate in South America —, and licking the screen out of pure envy, I decided that this was my year to make my first pot pie. It turned out amazing and I was walking on clouds. I even made my own version and I love it.       For an inexperienced American food...
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The Ultimate Guide to Choose The Best Cookware Set

The Ultimate Guide to Choose The Best Cookware Set

Are you planning to setup new cooking equipment for your kitchen and you seem pretty confused? Does the innumerable amount of cookware brands leave you clueless about how to choose your cookware set? In recent times, there has been a rapid rise of different kinds of cookware sets which also depict the combination of materials varying from, stainless steel to cast iron, aluminum and copper. So, if you want to make an optimum investment in the ideal set of cookware,...
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How to Clean your Pots and Pans

How to Clean your Pots and Pans

Cleaning cookware should be simple, but from time to time, it can be very frustrating. Especially when you have burnt some food, have too much grease to get rid of, or a particular type of material that does not seem to ever get completely clean. Sometimes, despite your unrelenting efforts you may have found some of your cookware getting scratches, losing their luster, starting to look bad on the outside, or simply ruined. The type of material that your cookware...
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Which Cookware Best Suits You, Cast Iron or Hard Anodized?

Which Cookware Best Suits You, Cast Iron or Hard Anodized?

Food is an essential part of our daily life. Hence, it’s important to make sure that your kitchen is equipped with the best cast iron cookware you can possibly have… or for others, with the best hard anodized cook set! So how can you determine which type of cookware suits you most? Start by going through the pros and cons of each and taking a look at the best options you may select from. After all, this can have a...
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