Don't you want to tease your taste buds with these lovely cuisines? I know you do..It's a turn off when you know that the delicious recipe you want to make contains a form of alcohol. You'll just say..Aaah, we can just leave it out..it won't make that much difference.Maybe, but who knows one teaspoon of wine might make wonders to your food? Changing the whole taste and aroma of the cuisine..What to do? What to do? We can't use wine in our food.
Well, guess what? You can make some non-alcoholic substitutions.I'll like to share some of the substituition you can do to various forms of alcohol.
Non-alcoholics substitutes from A to ZIngredients - Description - Substitution
Amaretto - Italian almond-flavoured liquor - Non-alcoholic almond extract or marzipan.
(Substitute 1/2 teaspoon almond extract to 2 tablespoons Amaretto)
Applejack/Apple brandy - A brandy distilled from cider - Unsweetened apple juice
Beer/Ale - A fermented liquor made from malted grain - Chicken broth, white grape
juice, or ginger ale
Bourbon - A whiskey distilled from maize - Non-alcoholic vanilla extract,Sparkling apple
cider, sparkling cranberry juice; or sparkling grape juice.
Brandy - Liquor made of distilled wine or fruit juice - Raspberry extract
Chambord - Black raspberry liquor - Raspberry juice, syrup or extract.
Champagne - Sparkling white wine - Sparkling white grape juice, ginger ale or soda water
Claret - Light red wine or Bordeaux - Diluted currant or grape juice,cherry cider syrup
Cognac - Aged,doubled-distilled wine or fermented fruit juice - Juice from peaches, apricots
Coffee liquor - Coffee with shot of liquor - Expresso, non-alcoholic coffee extract; or coffee
Cointreau - Liquor made from bitter Seville oranges - Orange juice or frozen concentrated
Creme de Cacao - Chocolate liquor - Powdered white choc mixed with water, vanilla extract
Creme de Cassis - Blood-red blackcurrant liquor - Black currant jam
Creme de Menthe -Thick,sweetened mint liquor - Mint Italian soda syrup; or non-alcoholic
Frangelico - Italian hazelnut liquor - Hazelnut or almond extract
Galliano - Golden Italian anise liquor - Liquorice extract
Grand Marnier - French orange-flavoured liquor - Unsweetened orange juice concentrate,
orange zest; orange juice; or marmalade
Grappa - Italian grape brandy - Grape juice
Hard Cider - Fermented, alcoholic cider - Apple cider or juice
Kahlua - Syrupy Mexican liquor made with coffee and cocoa beans - Expresso with cocoa
Kirsch - Colourless cherry liquor - Syrup or juice from black cherries, raspberries,
boysenberries, currants, grapes or cherry cider.
Mirin - Rice wine like Sake - White grape juice with lemon juice or zest
Port wine - Portuguese fortified wine - Concord grape juice mixed with lime zest or
cranberry juice mixed with lemon juice
Red wine - Sweet or dry wine - Beef or chicken broth
Riesling - White grape wine - W hite grape juice mixed with water and a pinch of powdered
Rum - Liquid distilled from molasses or sugar syrup - Pineapple juice flavoured with almond
Sherry - Fortified dessert wine with nutty flavour - Apple cider, vanilla extract, or coffee syrup
Tequilla - Liquor made of agave plant - Cactus nectar or juice
Vermouth -Wine infused with herbs - Water; apple cider or white grape juice mixed with
White Burgundy - Dry French wine - White grape juice diluted with vinegar
Substitution is not only for alcohol, there are certain ingredients that you can substitute when you don't have those ingredients in your kitchen.If you wanna know more about this, check out this awesome website, GourmetSleuth.com .There's a culinary dictionary with over 1800 cooking ingredients, infos on their substitution and equivalents.Cool huh?
Yeaaahhh..There's no more excuse to try other cuisine containing any form of alcohol after this..Teruja boleh try dengan gigih recipe Jamie Oliver lepas ni..humma2..
Tschuess und mach's gut!!