What I mostly love about writing a Blog is ideas and posts sharing. Here’s on this Blog the possibility to take Cooking Classes and Private Dinners if you’re in Tuscany (Central Italy) on vacation, but also some tips and experiences for all people traveling abroad and looking for an Italian food experience.
For our readers passionate about Tuscan/Italian food and travels, it’s time to take a look at the technology! Let me introduce you to an article by Eric Kelly that helps you to find fun help in cooking.
Great Ways Technology Can Add Some Fun to Your Cooking
Whether you enjoy cooking regularly or just like to try new dishes every now and then, taking advantage of technology can add a little extra fun to the experience. The right technology can also be advantageous when you’re planning meals or taking a quick trip to the grocery store.
Cook Like the Professionals
There’s a lot to be said for your tried-and-true recipes, but what trying to cook a meal from your favorite restaurants? If there’s a meal that you enjoy, you could ask the restaurant for their recipe because many local chefs and bartenders make their own special meals and drinks. You could try contacting them via email or through their social media pages, but bear in mind that not everyone will be comfortable with sharing. In that case, Delish suggests trying a few copycat recipes that you can tweak to make your own.
Update an Old Favorite
If you’re like some families, you may have a few traditional recipes that have been passed down through generations. If you’d prefer to incorporate some healthier ingredients, it might be time for a little upgrade. With a food substitution app, you can go through your recipe and remove allergenic ingredients or those that don’t fit your diet without affecting the final quality of the meal. If you’re in the mood to revamp the recipe entirely, then Cookstr suggests trying out a few free cooking apps. Just note that while the apps may be free, you may have to pay for extra data if you’re using your phone without Wi-Fi. You can limit data overage charges by reviewing prepaid cell plans and choosing one that gives you access to all the data you need.
Whether setting a menu is something you do regularly or you’re preparing for a special event, technology can be your best friend. According to The Spruce Eats, there are menu planning apps that let you add a database with your own recipes as well as those that let you pull from an existing one. There are even apps that let you tailor menus that are geared toward weight loss or using leftovers. Menu planning doesn’t have to stop with apps, though. Why not make your kitchen a little smarter by adding a nutrition tracker? This device connects to your phone or tablet and shows the nutritive value of your ingredients. You can also log your meals and track your progress if you have a set diet.
Cooking With Ease
Technology can make your life easier when you’re cooking, too. For example, if your recipe calls for steaming, how about investing in a good electric food steamer? While some of these steamers may be designed specifically for cooking rice, there are others that are more versatile. The steamers may be tiered or have side-by-side compartments that allow you to steam more than one food at a time. Something else that might interest you is not having to touch your tablet at all when preparing your new recipes. Keep your device clean by using real-sense technology. Instead of physically scrolling, you can turn pages through gestures or voice control.
With the right apps and devices, you can tap into a few new recipes while still maintaining your best meal plan. Just remember to keep an eye on your data while you’re online.
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