The Ideal Yogurt Maker:

Best Yogurt Maker

You can make excellent healthy, home made yogurt in your MEC pots. It turns out more delicious, thicker and for sure healthier… and all you need is the pot! No need for any additional gadgets.

It’s easy to make, and there are 3 steps involved: heat the milk to just before boiling point (till small bubbles form on the surface), let it cool down to about 110 degrees. Add yogurt culture. Set in the oven with lid on and oven light on. Let it incubate for 6-8 hours….

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Cooking Healthy Beans & Lentils: Different Types, Cooking time, Nutritional Value & Taste

Black beans with Parsley cooked in Pure Clay

If you are looking for a healthy substitute for meat, lentils are for you. Teeming with nutrition especially protein and Iron and low in fat, lentils fill you up without feeling the need for fatty foods. Lentils are tiny beans belonging to the legume family. They add color to your kitchen racks as they come in black, green, red, white, yellow and brown shades. Lentils are available throughout the year and can be stored fresh in air tight containers for up to 2 years!

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How to Cook Pasta?

Cooking Quiona in the Healthiest way

The directions are the same when cooking pasta in your pot. You don’t have to wait for the water to boil.
Add pasta to water on the stove (don’t wait for the water to boil), close the lid and let it cook, check the pot in 20-25 minutes. Using a fork, press the pasta against the wall of the pot to check if it’s cooked. If it’s not cooked give it a few more minutes, check again in a few minutes and turn the stove off when the pasta looks like it’s almost done. Turn the stove off and give it 5 minutes and until al dente…

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Cook your Best Soups & Stews… No Taste of Metals

Best Slow Cooker

One of the first things that convinced me that Clay Cooking was a worthy pursuit to dedicate my life was after tasting a soup with lentils cooked in a clay pot!  So many years later I still remember the taste, it was like nothing I’d tasted before, there was so much more flavor and richness to each grain of lentil.  My experience since that 1st time has only increased in appreciation for food cooked in clay…

It’s very easy and quick to make soups in your clay pots.  Here’s a list of few things to keep in mind:

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Steaming Vegetables: Juicy, Full of Flavor & Nutrients.

Image of Mixed Vegetable soup in clay pot

It’s very easy to steam vegetables in your MEC pots. All you need is your pot and its lid, no additional gadgets needed. Steaming vegetables in you MEC clay pot takes less time and the vegetables get cooked more thoroughly without losing their shape, taste AND Nutritional Value. Steam locking lids hold all the steam inside making your veggies very juicy and delicious!

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