9 Intriguing Ways to Cook with Hops
Hops are prized for their ability to impart varied, complex flavours to beer… but did you know they can also be used culinarily?
While hops may seem like a bizarre or exotic item to cook with, it’s the same as using other herbs and spices in your kitchen… you just have to know what to do with them. Appetizers, main dishes, beverages.. even desserts can be uplifted with hops - you just have to know what to do with them!
Much like salt or lemon juice can be added to dishes to perk them up, a small amount of hops – used wisely, and with specific techniques to do so in a balanced fashion – can really make a dish sing.
Even those who are not fans of beer will love the unique flavours that various types of hops can bring to their plate. Floral, earthy, peppery, citrusy… Cooking with hops is a great way to expand your seasoning arsenal!
Note: This site is a participant in the Amazon Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for the site to earn fees by linking to Amazon and affiliated sites. While I’ll only ever link to items that I, personally, wholeheartedly recommend, I do need to put that disclosure out there!