Home Chef Gift Guide – 2019

The Dollop 2019 Home Chef Gift Guide This Holiday Season, the Dollop team of product testers is going to make your gift-giving as painless as possible. Here's our list of the best nine gifts of the season for home chefs. We recommend these products because we use them in our own kitchens! If you have any home chefs on your wish list (or you want to forward this to someone so you [...]

My 5 Favourite Cookbooks

I love cookbooks. I probably have more than 100 cookbooks in my house, some of which I've cooked from extensively, some of which I've only used once. I have cookbooks that are almost 100 years old to some that came out this year. I love the knowledge, technique and ideas that are in every single one. Whenever I end up in a bookstore, I gravitate to the cooking section. The only physical book I've bought [...]

Our Guide On How To Cook Asparagus

Asparagus is a wonderful vegetable that is crazy high is many different vitamins and nutrients as well as a great source of fiber. However, asparagus gets a bad rep due to the very green and fibrous taste it holds as well as some other negative connotations that allow with eating the vegetable. For instance, it is a well-known fact that asparagus makes your urine stink pretty bad. While this may be true and there’s no [...]

Our Guide On The Ways To Cook Salmon

It’s easy to see why salmon is such a beloved seafood staple. Aside from having an amazing flavour profile, this popular fatty fish is also a good source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and vitamins A, C and E. This heart-friendly seafood favourite is also versatile and can be cooked in a myriad of ways. Whether it’s pan-fried, baked, grilled, broiled, smoked, steamed, poached, or whipped into dips—salmon always hits the spot regardless of [...]

5 Ways To Cook Salmon

Salmon is a wonderful fish that can be prepared and cooked in many different fashions. The fish contains high amounts of omega-3 fatty acids which is why it is most commonly referred to as a “good fat” food such as avocados or eggs. This oily fish is similar to other fish like mackerel or tuna but is set apart from the bright pink or red coloured flesh it possesses. There are about a dozen different [...]

Spanish Style Fried Chicken with Avocado

Fried chicken is delicious. I think everyone can get behind this statement. There are some classic recipes out there (Thomas Keller's version comes to mind immediately), but there are so many variations you can make to fried chicken. You can do KFC (Korean Fried Chicken), there are hot versions, and you go this direction, which infuses Spanish spices for a great take on fried chicken. INGREDIENTS 3 garlic cloves, smashed 4 cups buttermilk [...]