Category: Catering

How To Prepare Tapioca (Recipe & Procedure)

Tapioca is extracted from cassava root whose botanical name is Manihot esculenta. Over the years, Tapioca recipe has always remained the same and we shall explore its procedure in this article as well as reeling out its health benefits. Tapioca pudding is mainly carbohydrate with low saturated fat, sodium and protein. This white starchy extract […]

Kitchen Accidents: Types, Causes & Prevention


Definition of kitchen Accident: Accidents can be defined as unpleasant events that happen unexpectedly causing injury to individuals and damage to property in the kitchen or destruction of lives. Types of Kitchen Accidents A catering establishment could experience accidents due to any of the following: fire, faulty electrical installation, human error or mistake, wrong mechanical […]

Types & Methods of Cooking

Cooking is the preparation of food in readiness for eating, using heat to render tissues palatable, digestible attractive and safe for consumption. Reasons Why do we need to cook our food To aid digestion and make it easier to swallow. To provide variety of food to be eaten. To sterilize the food item and making […]

Introduction To Culinary Terms

Definition Culinary terms are a list of some cuisine and service terms written in French because it was in France that cuisine terms were developed and codified. Glossary of culinary terms and their meanings ABATS: This refers to meat offals, like heart, head, liver, kidney etc ABATIS DE VOLAILLE: This refers to poultry offals (e.g. […]

Bed: Definition & Types

Introduction A bed can be defined as a piece of furniture or location primarily used as a place to rest, relax, nap or sleep. A bed is a piece of furniture used as a place to sleep or relax. Most modern beds consist of a mattress on a bed frame, with the mattress resting either […]

Housekeeping Personnel: Categories Explained

Housekeeping staff can be divided into three categories: Managerial: Executive housekeeper, Head housekeeper. Supervisory: Assistant housekeeper, floor housekeeper, linen room supervisor, public area supervisor, and so on. The unskilled: Cleaners, porter, valet, florist, tailor. Executive Housekeeper/ Director Of Housekeeping The executive housekeeper reports to the general manager, or the resident manager, or the room division […]