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What you need to own for your first apartment

What you need to own for your first apartment

A first move is exciting, but it requires a lot of organization. You will need to purchase many products like furniture, appliances, curtains, lighting, bathroom accessories, towels, and kitchen products. Sometimes they are "hand-me-downs", other times you can choose what you want. For the kitchen, it's essential to have certain items to be prepared to cook in your new kitchen - plates and utensils are a must, but there is more! Here are the essential items to own bef
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Reinvent the way you eat vegetables

Reinvent the way you eat vegetables

According to the Canada's new Food Guide, half of our meals should consist of fruits and vegetables. Sometimes, veggies are not all popular... eating them should not be a chore. Forget boiled vegetables that loose their vitamins and taste during the process. Opt for new ways of preparing / presenting vegetables in your plate.  
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New Canadian Food Guide - Creating Healthy Lunches

New Canadian Food Guide - Creating Healthy Lunches

For kids to grow healthy, choosing the right lunchbox foods is essential. Especially at school, your child needs to concentrate and learn new concepts which is why it's important to choose foods that have the necessary vitamins and minerals in their lunch.  Which are the right foods to choose from with the new Canadian Food Guide?
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Mandolines : Good - Better - Best

Mandolines : Good - Better - Best

Why do so many mandolins exist? Whether you are starting out or you need a performing product to slice / julienne, we will demistify our collection from good tools, to better, to best kitchen accessories to cut your fruits and vegetables.
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Gourmet ECO

Gourmet ECO

What's Gourmet ECO? It's a kitchen accessories line of products made with eco-friendly, recyclable materials: wheat husk. This renewable material is used to produce a wide range of practical kitchen products.
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MightiGrip

MightiGrip

Your hands are not as strong as they used to? The MightiGrip is the perfect tool for you. Keep it handy in the kitchen to open bottles, cans, packaging and more.
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LocknLock ECO

LocknLock ECO

Turning waste plastic into food storage containers Made of off-cuts, trims, production over-runs and other surplus plastic.
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Cooking like a Chef - A quick reference guide to cooking methods

Cooking like a Chef - A quick reference guide to cooking methods

You like watching cooking shows and would like to be able to cook like a Chef? Learning about the many cooking methods out there is a great start. We tried here to put together a quick reference guide to most popular cooking methods. Knowledge is essential, even in the kitchen!
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Demystifying types of stove tops

Demystifying types of stove tops

  Looking for information on the best stove top? I'm sorry to say that preference plays a large role in the choice of a cooking surface. Let's see what the particularities are for each type.     Although gas burners are among the oldest of hobs, it is still one of the most preferred types based on its easy contr
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How to choose the right cookware material?

How to choose the right cookware material?

With the amount of cookware available these days, it's sometimes difficult to choose which material is best for what we cook. We wil try to help by explaining each type of metal and its uses.       Here are the materials that are covered in this blog: Stainless steel Tri-ply Stainless steel Aluminum Hard anodized aluminum Forged aluminum Cast iron Cast aluminum Once you re
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Why It Matters: One-Pot Meals

Why It Matters: One-Pot Meals

          With the invention of The Rock One-Pot, you can impress guests, as well as yourself, with all the prestidigitation you can perform with this pot. This pot is a time saver and a masterpiece maker. With sizes available to fit any recipe, The Rock One-Pot is the only pot you need to pull together a complete meal. The Rock One-Pot lineup includes the 12" Dutch oven with lid, the 7.
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The Best Fondue Party Guide

The Best Fondue Party Guide

  Like to have friends and family over and enjoy a long-lasting meal enriched by conversation , good food and good wine? The fondue party is the best way to achieve this!     Choose the type of fondue you will be serving To start, you need to know which type of fondue you would like to serve. There are three main types: cheese fondue, oil or broth fondue and chocolate fondue. Cheese fondue
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One-Pot Contest - Recipes

One-Pot Contest - Recipes

Here are the 10 winning recipes. Thank you to all participants!  
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Lock&Lock Twist Recettes Kilo Solution

Lock&Lock Twist Recettes Kilo Solution

Voici des idées recettes pour les contenants "on-the-go" / "sur-le-pouce" Lock&Lock Twist! Des recettes collation, déjeuner et accompagnements sur le pouce en utilisant les contenants de 150ml, 330ml, 360ml et 560ml.  
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Cooking with Fresh Herbs

Cooking with Fresh Herbs

Yes, we’ve all heard it… Fresh herbs taste better than dried ones. However, choosing, harvesting, pretreating and storing fresh herbs can often seem a little cloudy to the amateur cook. They are without a doubt one of the most particular ingredients out there and deserve to be treated as such. Today, we will shed light on some of these particularities as well as how and when to use herbs for everyday cooking.     Choosing herbs When choosing your herbs
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Cooking with Fresh Herbs

Cooking with Fresh Herbs

Yes, we’ve all heard it… Fresh herbs taste better than dried ones. However, choosing, harvesting, pretreating and storing fresh herbs can often seem a little cloudy to the amateur cook. They are without a doubt one of the most particular ingredients out there and deserve to be treated as such. Today, we will shed light on some of these particularities as well as how and when to use herbs for everyday cooking.
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What is pressure cooking?

What is pressure cooking?

Have you heard of the new cooking trend for busy families? Pressure cooking reduces cooking time by at least half, is safe and retains vitamins and nutrients of your food. Oh, let’s not forget, it makes tasty and flavorful results!     What is a pressure cooker, and what does it do?  A pressure cooker simply pressurizes its contents, the liquid inside becomes steam and it forces liquids into the food making it very tender quickly. It has 5 disti
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Towards Healthier Food Choices

Towards Healthier Food Choices

Are you like me and have abused of the good food and drinks during the holidays? Now that it's behind us, our bodies are screaming for a more normal routine that includes healthier food choices. Kilo Solution by Starfrit is a complete line of kitchen products that help you prepare and measure your evolution towards a healthier lifestyle. Here are the main products, practical and must-haves towards a more balanced diet.   Meal prep solutions It's important to coo
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2017 Gift Guide

2017 Gift Guide

Christmas shopping is now in full swing and we at Starfrit want to help you get a head start. If you are like me and short on gift ideas for your friends and family, try surprising them with products everyone will enjoy. With Starfrit’s complete lines of kitchen gadgets, cookware, small electric appliances and food storage items, you will be sure to find something for everyone on your list regardless of the budget. These gift ideas are sure to help any advanced cook and average weekday blazer
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Start Stew Season on The Right Foot!

Start Stew Season on The Right Foot!

As the chilly weather creeps in, we lie in search of comforting and wholesome meals to ease the transition. One popular example is the stew for its simplicity, accessibility, customizability and copiousness. Although it is an easy dish to cook, there are several misconceptions on some aspects of stewing worth addressing, notably braising, the tenderizing process, best cuts of meat and the inclusion of fat. While there are many types of stews, we will stick with the most common one going forward,
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Tea Infusion - 4 O’clock Can’t Come Soon Enough!

Tea Infusion - 4 O’clock Can’t Come Soon Enough!

Just when you thought infusion only involved dropping a tea bag into a microwaved cup of water… It turns out you can get a lot more out of your tea than you might think. However, less can sometimes be more in this case. To help clarify this paradox, let us go through the different methods you can adopt to make your tea drinking experience even more comforting, soothing and pleasant.   Much of it is based on oxidation: some teas have been through more oxidation in their manufacturing
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Blending Flavors with the Push of a Button!

Blending Flavors with the Push of a Button!

Versatile, nutritious, customizable and surprisingly filling, the smoothie has become an effective and healthy hunger buster you can take with you everywhere. It has started a very prominent food trend in the past couple years along with one of its newly common ingredients, kale, to make green smoothies. DIY smoothies have proven to be among the most universal food options because of their adaptability and simplicity. No matter your preference, there are many habits you can take up to make your
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Tips for a Perfect Tomato Sauce

Tips for a Perfect Tomato Sauce

Probably one of the most commonly cooked sauces (if not the most) is the tomato sauce. It is easy to make, versatile and has a very accessible flavor. What’s more is everyone has their own version: be it your neighbor’s version or your grandmother’s recipe passed down generations, there is a wide array of “best” tomato sauces out there. However, there are many ingredients and techniques you can bring to your sauce to pair it up with the greats.   When making a sauce, fresh t
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Proper Wine Consumption

Proper Wine Consumption

Amazing how an entire culture revolves around the extract of a single fruit. Although appreciating wine can sometimes seem like splitting hairs, the subtleties of this acquired taste become real as ever when optimally served and paired with the right foods. Let us go through some pointers you can use to make your wine tasting experience more fruitful!     Properly serving has the potential of making cheaper wines more palatable but it can tarnish a high-end bottle if done poor
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