Why You Should Say No to Seasoning Cubes.

No to Seasoning Cubes


On the off chance that you are an OG supporter of my blog, you know that I love food. I cook a ton; however, I don't share my recipes on my blog. In most cases, I upload some of my recipes online because I got into trouble, or I'm trying to save the world. 

Today is one of those days, let's discuss food. 

A week ago, I was told about the news that emphasis the fact that food seasonings such as stock and bouillon cubes are cancerous.

Without overthinking or do some other things, I proceeded to make my own food flavouring cubes at home. Food seasonings are a significant piece of African dishes,  I know this to be true in West Africa. 

After I left home, I reduced the intake of processed seasonings. In the wake of attempting some new sauces without seasonings, I figured that I needn't bother with flavouring always. This is not to say I never need extracts, all things considered, I need beef seasonings to make stock for my risottos, soups, and stews. 

Regardless of the seasoning cube I have in my possession,  I still felt the need to make some at home. In the end, I was able to pull it off.   I came up with these rocks.





They don't look incredible; however, the cubes taste and smell extraordinary. I made them out of mushrooms, salt, chicken breasts, carrots, onions, garlic, and ginger. With hydrogenated oil (trans fat), monosodium glutamate (MSG), and umami out of my kitchen, I guess I can live longer. 😉

If you would love for me to share the recipe on how I got this result, let me know in the comments section below, and I will try as much as I can to upload a piece of detailed information next week.


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13 comments

  1. Oh I would love to make these cubes!!! I love trying new flavors. Thanks for the recipe.

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  2. I don't like seasoning cubes, as every time I have used them I feel like my stomach hurts after eating the food I used them in. They just don't agree with me. I love to make my own boulions in more of a paste-like form. The flavor is much better without the use of these cubes too.

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    1. The great thing is that you can make different flavours.

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  3. You made a lot of good points here. It seems these cubes are exactly what we all need.

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  4. This is such an amazing post and very informative as well. We should learn to not use this kind of stuff for the food we're giving to our loved ones.

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  5. I try to eat as healthy as possible so I don't really use processed products. It's a great idea to make your own stock cubes, I never thought about this before. So much healthier than using the ones from the store, and so much flavorsome than using none at all.

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  6. Such a fun idea to make them on your own! :)

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  7. This is a great idea! We prefer making our own seasonings since many contain gluten and artificial ingredients.

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  8. Super interesting! I would love to try making these!

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  9. Have to agree about how MSG is slowly making us unhealty and I am glad you shared an alternate. I will definityely attempt making these.

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