GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.
- June 12, 2013
-- The new Food Dictionary by Find-Recipes.com is an information reference for nine large food groups to answer questions like; “How to select the correct cheese for a given recipe ? What is the difference between noodles and pasta? What chili peppers provide medium heat to a meal?”. Technically some of the items covered are not groups, but foods that novice cooks are curious to learn more about like garlic or asparagus. Visit http://find-
Cheeses are a versatile food group and a popular ingredient in countless recipes. The problem is, how to select the best cheese for a given recipe when over 1000 different types of cheeses are available. The section titled “All About Cheese” http://find-recipes.com/food/cheese.php
in the Food Dictionary provides complete descriptions for 15 of the most common cheeses, how the cheese is made, and where to use the cheese. For example, Crumbly Blue Cheese goes well with dark honey, salads with a sweet vinaigrette dressing, walnuts and melted on top of steaks or burgers.
The “All About Noodles and Pasta” http://find-recipes.com/food/noodlesandpasta.php
section of the Food Dictionary is a handy reference to learn about the different noodles and pastas. One question answered is “What is the difference between noodles and pasta?” Answer, noodles and pasta are the same thing, both are made with unleavened bread. Pastas are typically made with wheat flour and water, offered in many different shapes and sizes with special names assigned to each variety. Noodles are also made with wheat flour and sometimes rice flour, mung bean starch or buckwheat. Noodles are usually straight in shape and associated with Asian cuisine. Pictures help identify different pastas by shape and size.
The pepper food family is divided into two categories, sweet and hot with over 200 varieties to choose from. The Food Dictionary helps with the selection process with a description of 11 of the most popular peppers, with colorful pictures, heat measurement in Scoville Heat Units (SHU), and recipes that are commonly use the peppers.
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