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I made the Mexican Lasagne from 'Nigella Kitchen'. I followed the ingredients and instructions exactly and unfortunately, I had did not have the results that I expected. The cooked finished lasagne was very watery and my tortillas were just mush (and yes I had drained the black beans and sweetcorn). Please could you explain were I could have gone wrong with this recipe? Should I exclude the 400ml of water from the ingredients?
Posted by Lollie83. Answered on 4th May 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, I have made Nigella's Chocolate Meringue Truffle Cake twice. Each time I poured the truffle mixture in, the meringue absorbed all the liquid, became soggy and pretty much disappeared. Is the meringue supposed to do this? Or have I done something wrong? Also the second time I made it the meringue also cracked in the oven - it developed big gashes in it and I could see the base of the pan! Everyone still loved the cake on the both occasions!
Posted by arunabose. Answered on 3rd May 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi! I do not own individual pie dishes so would I be able to double the recipe for my family and cook it all in one dish instead (such as the one I would use for fish pie)? Would I need to cook the pastry for longer? Thank you.
Posted by Teages. Answered on 2nd May 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, I am planning to make the granola bars that were featured in Nigella Feasts. It mentions rolled oats as one of the ingredients. However, I haven't had any luck in finding rolled oats. Can you please suggest an alternative? Thanks, Deepti.
Posted by deeptisharma. Answered on 1st May 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
I am thinking of making aioli and wondered if Nigella has any good recipes?
Posted by lysarich8. Answered on 30th Apr 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, I would like to buy a KitchenAid large bowl mixer but cannot find anywhere in the UK. I have seen them used on TV a few times by Nigella and othere chefs so wondered if you could help with sources? It is the large mixer, 6.9 litre bowl and with a tilt head. Many thanks.
Posted by kausar. Answered on 29th Apr 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, sometime ago I watched a show where Nigella cooked some duck legs and potatoes in a pan in the oven. I saw only patches and would love that recipe please. It was all done in a pan and in the oven. Thank you! Andre.
Posted by AndreH. Answered on 28th Apr 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
I was wondering if I could substitute another kind of mushroom for the "oyster mushrooms" in Coq Au Riesling? As the oyster mushrooms are extremely hard to find where I live, and probably out of my budget. Portabella or moonlight mushrooms, maybe? Thanks so much.
Posted by knittingaddict. Answered on 27th Apr 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer