Fresh Wasabi Vs. Wasabi Paste: SPICEography Showdown

Fresh wasabi and wasabi paste are two versions of what some see as the same thing. They are ingredients that will be familiar to lovers of Japanese food and sushi in particular. Fresh wasabi and wasabi paste are meant to provide the same flavor profile, but this SPICEography Showdown will …

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kimchi vs sauerkraut

Kimchi Vs. Sauerkraut: SPICEography Showdown

Kimchi and sauerkraut are fermented cabbage dishes with long histories and which are highly versatile. The fermentation process for both works the same: lactic acid bacteria cause the sugar within cabbage leaves to ferment. The result is that the traditional versions of both share a sour flavor and are highly …

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Duck Sauce Vs. Sweet and Sour Sauce: SPICEography Showdown

Duck sauce and sweet and sour sauce could be considered versions of the same condiment. Low-quality commercial versions may be indistinct enough to be almost identical, but these Chinese American sauces differ significantly when properly made. The SPICEography Showdown below looks at how they compare to each other. How does …

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tartar sauce vs. cream of tartar

Tartar Sauce Vs. Cream Of Tartar: SPICEography Showdown

Tartar sauce and cream of tartar are two items that every serious home cook should keep on hand. They are important items in that each serves its specific purpose well. The word tartar in both tartar sauce and cream of tartar might understandably lead an inexperienced cook to believe that …

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Cottage Cheese Vs. Cream Cheese

Cottage Cheese Vs. Cream Cheese: SPICEography Showdown

Cottage cheese and cream cheese are similar in several ways aside from the fact that both are made from curdled milk. They have some important differences as well. Learn more about the flavors and appearances of each in this SPICEography Showdown. How does cottage cheese differ from cream cheese? Cottage …

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Cottage Cheese Vs Greek Yogurt

Cottage Cheese Vs. Greek Yogurt: SPICEography Showdown

Cottage cheese and Greek yogurt are two products made from milk and are often associated with healthy, high-protein meals. Beyond that, they each have some important characteristics that you should consider before choosing one over the other. In the SPICEography Showdown below, we compare their properties. How does cottage cheese …

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Cream cheese vs. sour cream

Cream Cheese Vs. Sour Cream: SPICEography Showdown

Cream cheese and sour cream are dairy products that look a lot alike and that you might consider interchangeable. They do have some major differences that you should keep in mind when choosing one or the other for a dish. We look at how cream cheese and sour cream compare …

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Cream cheese vs. butter

Cream Cheese Vs. Butter: SPICEography Showdown

Cream cheese and butter both are made from cream and are used to add richness and different kinds of flavor to food. They are often suggested as alternatives to each other, which may create the perception that they are more similar than they are. Here is a look at how …

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