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Welcome to the AMC Blog! Here you will find exciting articles on topics such as cooking, food trends, health and lifestyle. Learn more about AMC and use our helpful tips & tricks. Also discover new delicious AMC recipes!
Small changes, big impact – cooking for and with kids

Who has not heard their kids say at least once “Mummy, I'm not eating this”? Especially when it comes to eating vegetables, children often flatly refuse to eat them, squeeze in just a few bites, or do not even want to try what they see on the plate. Arguments such as “But it is good for you!” are not convincing enough for kids to give the meal another chance.

The Home Office Challenge: Healthy and delicious cooking from your home office

For more than a year now, we have been spending not only our free time but often also our working time at home more and more often. Working in a home office has become the new normal for many and will possibly shape the working day of many for a longer period of time. In a small home office challenge, Melissa (our AMC blog editor) tried to cook fresh and healthy meals in a short time and with little effort while working in her home office. Follow her through her working day and find out how she did in the Home Office Challenge.

Spotless and Sparkling Clean — Daily Dishwashing Tips and Tricks

We’ve all been there: Full after having eaten lunch or dinner, all you want to do is shift directly from the dining table to the couch so that you can kick back and watch a movie or take a nap. If only it weren’t for the darn dishwashing that still needs to be done! Dirty pots and pans are piled on top of each other and you don’t even want to think about the burnt-in bits! Don't worry! If you pay attention to just a few things, you’ll manage to get it all under control! While we can’t make this task a thing of the past for you, our tips and tricks will help you breeze through doing the dishes—all while requiring even less time, water, and energy.

Sustainability in the Kitchen – Tips for an Environmentally Conscious Approach to Cooking and Eating

Shopping, cooking, and eating as much and as cheaply as possible – all without caring much about the environment and sustainability? That was yesterday. Today, more than ever, we are called upon to take a sustainable approach to how we think and behave. Sustainability is also a major topic of concern for us. In this article, we would therefore like to point out how easy it is to shop, cook, and eat in a more environmentally friendly manner – all while saving time and money.

Show off your plate – how to showcase your food properly

These days, it’s all about food – and increasingly so. Particularly since the emergence of social media such as Insta-gram and Pinterest, we can see what’s on the menu for our friends, acquaintances or our other connections every day. The reason is clear: more and more people are taking photos of their food and posting them online. We’re quickly moving from “the way to the heart is through the stomach” to “we eat with our eyes”. Now, whether a plate of food looks visually appealing often seems to be just as important as whether it tastes good.

Pimp your dish — how to spice up basic recipes

Cooking has become more important than ever. Especially because we are at home so often and many of us have even been working from home for some time, daily visits to restaurants, snack bars or the company canteen were mostly canceled. Instead more and more of people have started cooking most of their meals themselves. Sometimes it can be tricky to come up with new dishes again and again though. Do you ask yourself "What am I cooking today?" all the time and are you slowly running out of inspiration? In this article, we explain how to spice up the most popular basic recipes and effortlessly modify them over and over again.

Clean Eating – Keeping it natural

Whether on social media, in blogs or lifestyle magazines – we are constantly being confronted with more and more nutritional trends. While some of these trends may appear questionable or even harmful to health, others do indeed have some advantages. Today we are tackling one of the most popular nutrition trends: Clean Eating. In the following article we explain what Clean Eating means, give you tips on how to successfully implement Clean Eating and provide you with a delicious menu for a "clean" weekend so that you can try out the nutritional trend for yourself.