1. Sous vide rack of lamb made easy

    Rack of lamb is already one of the most tender meats out there, however it can be a bit more difficult to obtain a perfect temperature due to its varying size. Sous vide eliminates those grey bands of overcooked lamb on the outside and leaves you with a perfect medium rare chop. Simply set your sous vide machine to 132F for the best lamb you’ll ever eat – seriously, try this once and you’ll never cook lamb any way other…

  2. Indonesian marinated tuna steak

    There is a wide range of fish to choose from fresh and salt water varieties; and then variations on those, it’s a virtual flow chart of delicious fishes and their relations. But today we’ll speak about tuna, a fresh and light fish; high in nutrients and full of those good fats that keep our hearts and brains healthy. Like with other types of meat marinades keep fish and seafood from drying out and the oil helps keep them from sticking…

  3. Homemade venison jerky

    With hunting season upon us the market will soon be flooded with venison; unless you are, or you know an outdoorsman, in which case the meat will come straight to you. And there could be a lot so what is the best way to store it? We’ve mentioned before that when freezing food, air is the enemy and by removing it you protect your food against freezer burn and extend it’s longevity. We at Vacuvita recommend that you section your venison…

  4. Best way of storing fresh fish

    Nothing beats eating fresh fish; but did you know that fresh fish, properly prepared and packaged will last in the freezer for up to and exceeding two years? Here is how. Step 1: Get your hands on some good fish. Pro tip: Buy your fish from a specialist. They will have handled it with the upmost care and respect up to and including point of purchase. Intermediate pro tip: Don’t be tricked into buying garbage fish. If you find a…

  5. Bring saffron into your culinary life

    Store saffron in Vacuvita containers

    Saffron is extracted from the species ‘Crocus Sativus’ and it’s crimson threads are absolutely the most expensive spice in the world. It grows almost exclusively in a belt stretching from Spain to India with 90-95% of all saffron coming from Iran. It is hand harvested on plantations where it has been growing naturally from the beginning of time. Hand picking the crocuses is imperative to preserving and protecting the delicate threads which naturally vary in quality; meaning it also takes…

  6. Make sushi the proper way

    Sushi recipe by Vacuvita

    Sushi. We wouldn’t go so far to sat that it’s easy but it’s not too hard. It is however what you call a labour of love. It requires patience, and understanding and fresh clean ingredients. The food originated from Japan and has become exceedingly popular in recent years allowing for hordes of ‘all you can eat’ sushi joints and ready-made supermarket produce. While the idea is nice and they’re bringing sushi to the masses it’s also being filled with preservatives…

  7. Waste not, want not – freezing eggs

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    Many recipes call for either yolks or whites. How many times have you washed egg whites down the drain while only using the yolk; like in pasta carbonara? How often have you thrown away 6 perfectly good tediously separated yolks after using the whites for meringue? So much waste! Think of the times you thought you had eggs but didn’t and had to drop everything and to go to the supermarket; infuriating. Did you know that in a home freezer,…

  8. Easter menu made easier

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    Eаѕtеr mеаnѕ thаt іt is time tо gаthеr wіth your family and friends, and eat lоtѕ of tаѕtу dishes. Whеthеr уоu аrе having a brunсh оr dіnnеr, there аrе рlеntу оf fun meals to be сrеаtеd. Either уоu hаvе a dish thаt you trаdіtіоnаllу bring to this fеаѕt or соnѕіdеring trуіng оut a new rесіре, everything can be a winner on Easter. You only need to make sure you have good ingredients and that you put passion into preparing the food, and…

  9. Homemade pasta and how to keep it fresh

    homemade pasta recipe vacuvita

    Dо уоu like pasta? Have you ever considered making it at home? Most people think that a machine is required to make their own pasta whilst others think it is too dіffісult tо duрlісаtе at home using crude means. However, even the mоѕt inexperienced сооk can lеаrn hоw to make grеаt раѕtа at hоmе. The result will be a сulіnаrу delight that rivals dishes created at the highest-rated rеѕtаurаntѕ on the рlаnеt. All you need is: * Thrее large eggs…

  10. Making smoothie packs for daily usage

    smoothie recipe vacuvita

    Making great tasting and healthy smoothies is a very simple and fun process, but how about making smoothie packs for daily usage? Preparing them up front on the weekend or when you have some free time would transform the entire preparation process into a very easy one. There are a few things to consider before making smoothies and probably the most important is that you may include plenty of ingredients: fruits, vegetables, tofu, yogurt, fruit juice, milk, and pretty much…