Desserts should always be the perfect end to a great meal. They may be simple or complex but they should always be appropriate for the occasion and the meal. Diners of all ages enjoy desserts but children are always pleased with these offerings. Desserts are an indulgence to be taken with thanks and satisfaction.
Slow cookers can produce both savoury and dessert dishes with equal ease. Cooking is performed at low temperatures over a long period. There are dangers inherent in this way of cooking but nothing as dramatic and dangerous as rapid depressurization which can happen with pressure cookers. Meals prepared in slow cookers are delicious and easy to make.
Eggs, usually chickens' eggs, are nutritious and healthy food which are easily prepared by even inexperienced cooks. Eggs once had a reputation for being producers of cholesterol, an excess of which presented the risk of heart attacks. This has now been largely discounted and like anything else, eggs eaten in moderation, are good and tasty food.
Pressure cookers allow cooking at high temperatures and pressures. This enables good use to be made of the cheaper, tougher but tasty cuts of meat. Pressure cookers were the first "green" appliances before that rem was in general use. They are still valued item in kitchens as they were just after WW11 prior to the age of infra red and microwave ovens.
Potatoes are the perfect accompaniment for a host of other ingredients or they can be enjoyed just by themselves. Any good cook can make something delicious by any method of cooking potatoes whole, sliced, pureed or just skinned in a few minutes or over a an hour or so. Versatility is the potato's second name.
The aubergine is an exciting purple, white or green vegetable which comes in many sizes and shapes. It is often commonly called the Egg Plant except in England where "aubergine" is the correct name. In Asia it is known as the "brinjal" and it has other names in the middle East and Arab countries. It is suitable for salads, hot and spicy dishes and can be fried, stewed boiled or baked.