Pressure cooker – a modern invention that cooks food quickly – just what we need to save some time in our busy schedule. A conventional pressure cooker consists of the following parts:
- A metal pot with a silicon covered handle
- A metal lid and its handle with a locking mechanism
- A gasket or a rubber sealing ring
- A steam vent and release valves
As excessive steam pressure is created by boiling water in a closed pot it causes temperature and pressure to build up inside and forces food to cook faster. In the end, pressure is released through the vent so the lid can be opened safely. Continue reading The Best Pressure Cooker: All Natural, Timeless and Healthy
The earth that sustains and nourishes also can cook the healthiest food! A fact that our ancestors were more aware than we are. It’s not a big surprise that our generation is struggling with so many health issues that don’t seem to find an end. Let’s see what difference cooking in pure earth can make to the food: Continue reading The Earth That Sustains is Also the Earth that Cooks… See What a Difference Cooking in Earthenware Pots Makes to Your Food
In many parts of the country, it’s getting hot and reaching the 90’s. Why not make some yogurt as it is a perfect super-food for summer? It’s cooling, soothing, nutritious, and light – the reason some people also call it ‘comfort food’. And takes about 10 minutes hands-on time to make!
And why is it a super-food? Because it improves digestion, boosts immunity, strengthens bones and teeth, improves cardiovascular strength and can help you lose weight. It also makes amazing desserts – of so many kinds! Continue reading Summer Time is Yogurt Time, How to Make the Best Yogurt Right at Home
Despite following a healthy lifestyle, people are falling sick and facing health problems of so many kinds, and the list is too lengthy to mention here! This is a serious problem people are facing all over the world and we must examine what we are doing wrong.
Besides pollutants present in the environment, there is one major cause for toxins to enter into our body, that often goes unnoticed – the toxins leaching from cookware. All metals are reactive in nature and leach metal ions that react with food’s nutrients at cooking temperature. They contaminate the food and when you eat such food on a regular basis, the toxins keep accumulating in your body and cause detrimental changes to cells, tissues and body organs, and cause health problems. Continue reading Elements Leaching From Your Cookware and The Disarray They Cause in The Body
Cooking in clay is not something that modern world has given us. This healthy way of cooking is so ancient that its roots go beyond recorded history. Until a century or so ago, clay cookware used to be the primary cooking utensil and nobody ever thought about changing it. People probably switched to metal and ceramic cookware when the manufacturers became more profit-centric and less health conscious, so they started using other materials for making cooking pots without ensuring that they were even appropriate for this purpose. As a result, these toxic materials have almost replaced clay cookware almost everywhere in the world. Continue reading Why is Pure Clay (not any other clay), the Healthiest Material for making cookware?
Clay is a unique material, the closest to nature, free from man-made contaminants, for making cookware. It is truly one of ‘mother natures’ gifts to us! And among different types of clay, primary clay is the purest. It is full of health benefits that set it apart from any other materials for cooking, here’s why:
First of all, it is naturally inert and doesn’t leach while cooking, this makes it the safest material. Tests have proven that primary clay cookware is 100% non-toxic and unlike conventional metal/ceramic, it doesn’t contaminate whatever is cooked in it. Continue reading Some Amazing Facts About Clay Pot Cooking
A few decades ago, no one would have contemplated that cooking nutrition rich food would become such a big necessity as well as an equally big challenge. With increased levels of pollution, we started struggling with new health problems every day and the toxic food we eat regularly didn’t help. A little awareness in this area made people choose unprocessed and organic foods over processed and GMO varieties but because of unhealthy methods of cooking, the situation didn’t improve much. Continue reading Why The Most Nutritious Food Can Only be Cooked in Clay?
The concept of clay pot cooking is as old as civilization itself. Since ancient times, the preferred method of cooking food has been in clay pots, until a century ago or so when people started mining so much metals and had no other way to re-purpose them, they turned them into cooking pots. By then we had completely lost our connections with why our ancestors revered this cooking method and quickly gave in to marketing pressure. Little did we know what we were leaving behind… Continue reading Clay Pot Cooking – The Amazing Benefits of this Ancient Method of Cooking