Tips for Cooking in a Chiminea

Tips for Cooking in a Chiminea

Chimineas were invented in Mexico in the 17th century. The original chimineas were pumpkin-shaped clay ovens used to bake bread. The bottom of the chiminea was wide with a large opening in the front and the chiminea had a 3-foot tall chimney. Once the coals were hot, food was placed directly on the coals using either a large metal sheet (for baking bread) or food was threaded on skewers.

Today, most chimineas are manufactured using cast iron and come with a grill that can slide out. Whether you have a cast iron chiminea or a traditional clay chiminea, you can cook delicious meals using the following chiminea cooking tips. Read more

Infographic: How to Combine Spices?

Infographic: How to Combine Spices?

Cooking can be a challenging thing. Especially if you don’t know how to do it (my case). But if you are willing to learn, things can get a bit easier, that’s for sure. And if you have the following infographic to show you how to combine spices in order to come up with the best meals ever, you are sure to become the best cook ever. Or at least someone who can prepare a meal without killing all your dear ones.

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What is The Barbecue Bible?

What is The Barbecue Bible?

The title of this book is so powerful that it could mesmerize 1 million people. Put together ‘barbecue’ with ‘bible’ and you’ve got yourself something that you know will be awesome.

Tramontina is a leader brand of kitchen supplies from Brazil and everyone knows that barbecue is the biggest tradition in Brazil. So the only remaining question is: how do you attract the respect and loyalty of your biggest potential clients, the barbecue restaurant owners?

You come up with a book (limited edition, of course) and you name it The Barbecue Bible. Simple, efficient and powerful! In this book you can capture Tramontina’s vision of the perfect barbecue. What screams dedication louder than a video in which the cook prepares the barbecue from every page included in this bible?

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