Eva Contreras

Eva Contreras

Travel, culture and food writer based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Content creator for very diverse topics and international projects around the world. Translator (English, Spanish, occasionally German). Photographer and poetry writer in her free time (if there's any). Her LinkedIn bio starts with 'relentlessly curious' although she really wanted to write 'high tolerance to spicy foods'. She has a Bachelor Degree in Mass Communication with a Major in Journalism, as well as a couple of semesters of a Master's Degree in Linguistics.

Eva enjoys working with projects that challenge her to create meaningful, useful, authentic content based on research and organization but also, why not, a bit of passion. Find her on LinkedIn or Instagram.

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The Only Garden Knife You’ll Ever Need

A garden knife can perform almost all of the tasks required for gardening and is very easy to use, so you don't need to be a professional landscaper. Read on to discover everything about the types of gardening knives (and which...

9 Mins

Do You Really Need Kitchen Scissors?

We tend to underestimate kitchen accessories. At least, that is what happened to me with kitchen scissors, which I considered to be completely optional until I discovered their incredible versatility. Now they’re on my list of essentials, I own several pairs of kitchen shears and I use them all...

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How To Peel An Orange Like An Expert

I love oranges! As juice for breakfast, as zest for my desserts, to marinate chicken and pork. I even use it to make scented candles! No wonder this is the one fruit with its own Marvel Superhero: Captain Citrus!

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What Is The Best Cutting Board Material?

Find out more about cutting boards and the different materials used to make them. Choose the perfect option for your culinary adventures!

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14 Paring Knife Uses You May Not Know

It’s true that paring knives can effortlessly work on any fruit or vegetable, no matter how intricate the shape or the surface. But beyond that there is a lot of room for creativity and culinary exploration.

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How To Sharpen A Knife Without A Sharpener

Some people have improvised a few unconventional, homemade solutions to sharpen knives without a sharpener. It might be very tempting to try these DIY methods, but there are significant risks associated with them. In this article, while we will explore each one of them, we will also discuss the advantages and...

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How To Cut Cauliflower Without Making A Mess

Cauliflower is one of the most versatile and nutritious vegetables. But, to take full advantage of its benefits and flavor, it is important to know how to choose, store, cut, and prepare it properly. Read on to discover how to get the most out of this healthy treat!

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Dalstrong Knives vs. Imarku Knives: Which brand to choose?

Dalstrong and Imarku are both popular brands in the knife market. Take a closer look at the details and the specific differences that will make you choose one brand over the other.

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Understanding Stainless Steel Flatware

Flatware is an essential part of everyday life, just as cookware sets and tableware in general. Let us discover the concepts, advantages, and recommendations around stainless steel flatware, the “silent hero” behind your weekday dinners (and dinner parties!).

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The Best Knife Store To Shop Online

Here are some guidelines to choose the best knife store to buy knives online, or at least, where to start looking!

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The Advantages Of A Magnetic Knife Strip

You don’t know how much time you spend looking for a kitchen knife in the drying rack or worse, the drawer, until you get yourself a real, proper storage solution like a magnetic holder. While there are many options for storing kitchen knives, magnetic holders shine among all the others.

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The Best Home Cooked Meals (Made Easy)

Nothing says home like homemade food. In this article, we bring you the best home-cooked meals to try. It doesn’t matter if you’re cooking for yourself on a weeknight or hosting a Sunday barbecue, with these recipes, you can’t go wrong!

14 Mins

How To Peel Ginger In 2 Easy Ways

It is one of the most popular spices in the world for its medicinal properties and its particular spicy flavor that enhances every dish it touches. But to enjoy all ginger has to offer, you first have to peel and cut the thing.

10 Mins

How To Peel Garlic : 6 Easy Options

Garlic offers one of the most intense flavors and aromas in gastronomy. No wonder it has so many devotees around the world (including me).

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Choosing The Right Vegetable Peeler

Peeling things may seem like a simple task but we, people who cook regularly, know that it can be tedious and even challenging if done with the wrong tool or the wrong technique. Read on to learn more about one of the kitchen’s more quiet and noble heroes!

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How To Cut a Kiwi: Different Methods

Kiwi is one of those fruits that has it all. But the exotic-looking fruit can be intimidating if you never tried to cut it yourself. You’ll there’s nothing to be afraid of!

10 Mins

5 Kitchen Accessories You Should Take Very Seriously

There are a million things involved in the daily operations of a kitchen. It’s time you look around and start paying attention to the whole enterprise: read and discover the kitchen accessories you should take seriously from now on!

9 Mins

6 Must-Have BBQ Accessories

Barbecue is an art, and grill aficionados will surely agree.If you enjoy barbecues, read on to find out if something is lacking in your arsenal, or better, prove me otherwise!

12 Mins

The Perfect Set Of Kitchen Knives

Having a good set of knives available when cooking your favorite recipes, regardless of how complex the recipe is or how skilled you are, is crucial to enjoy the cooking experience and the overall results at the table.How to choose the one that best suits your needs and preferences, without...

16 Mins

Best Method: How To Cut Cilantro

I love cilantro, but I am well aware that there are two types of people: those who love it and those who hate it - and the polarity is radical. In either case, read on to discover the wonderful, exotic world of cilantro.

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The Best Cinnamon Roll Recipe You Can Find Online

Call it what you want, the fact is we can’t deny how tempting this classic, extremely delicious pastry is. Don’t think twice and let us discover the depths of this delicious recipe for perfect cinnamon rolls!

16 Mins

Is A Magnetic Knife Block A Good Idea?

Storing your knives properly is just as important as getting good knives in the first place. Among the several options in the market, magnetic knife blocks are among the most modern, safe and efficient.

9 Mins

The Ultimate Guide To Making The Best Paella

Paella is famous for two things: one is being absolutely delicious, and the other is being difficult to cook. This is a guide to enter the exotic paella world, including a small glossary, nutritional facts, and of course: An “easy” paella recipe (sort of!).

15 Mins

What Is Olive Wood And Makes It So Great?

Olive wood is extremely exotic and elegant, as seen in art and furniture. But did you know it also makes a great material for knife handles? Read on to find out why it’s so precious, and its great properties as a cutlery material!

7 Mins

Classic French Toast Recipe (Plus Myths And Facts)

With few ingredients, little prep time, and little cooking time, this recipe is delicious and fun. And the nutritional information is not nearly as bad as they make you believe, trust me! (well, maybe just skip the heavy cream…)

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Santoku Knife: The Blade Of The Three Virtues

Japanese designed several specialty knives to fulfill each culinary task with the precision and grace required by Japanese cuisine. They came up with Nakiri knives for vegetables, Kiritsuke knives for fish, and Santoku knives… for everything.

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Facts You Need To Know About The Nakiri Knife

Just like you worry about having a good roasting pan or a good dutch oven, a Nakiri vegetable knife is a fine asset to include in your cookware set along with chefs knives and paring knives. Today we study one of the most humble, loyal Japanese knives: The Nakiri.

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The Best Spaghetti Recipe You Can Make At Home

I will share what I think is one of the best spaghetti recipes because it’s filled with protein, it’s super savory, requires a few ingredients and is somehow in the middle between simple and complex. Let us explore this homemade spaghetti and meat sauce recipe!

13 Mins

Quick Guide On How To Pick A Chef Apron

A chef apron acts as an armor for the chef’s body and clothes, but it’s also so much more than that. This quick guide will help you understand which type of chef apron is best for you and how to pick the best one!

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Essential Tools To Make A Great Stir Fry

Stir Fry is a very delicious, very healthy, very easy-to-make Chinese recipe that will take any lunch or dinner to the next level. Learn what you need to prepare this noble dish at home.

12 Mins

The Best Mango Smoothie Recipe You'll Ever Try

You’re looking for a mango smoothie. Instead, we’ll give you a mango smoothie recipe, but also a strawberry smoothie and a banana smoothie, all in one! Here’s the detailed guide for the best smoothie taste.

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What Is A Skillet Pan, Exactly?

Skillets are one of the most versatile pieces of cookware you can own; and yet, we know very little about what makes a skillet, a skillet. It’s actually unfair that we use the term loosely for something that brings so much joy to the kitchen. Today, let's discuss everything about Skillets.

14 Mins

Kiritsuke: How Is It Different From A Chef's Knife?

A Kiritsuke is one of the most interesting Japanese knives: extremely sharp and multipurpose. But what is it exactly? Is it a Japanese chefs knife? What is a Western Kiritsuke? Let us read about this wonderful and versatile blade.

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