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Hi there, I need some help! I've been volunteered to cook a sunday lunch for 15 people and I don't know where to start. I do want to do a traditional roast, but can't think of a joint of meat big enough, apart from perhaps a large shoulder of pork? Or 2 legs of lamb? I will have access to a large gas range and double oven, so there should be plenty of space. Am also debating whether to do Nigella's ham in cherry coke as well, to increase the amount of food. In terms of side dishes I was thinking of potato dauphinoise, kale and a big green salad. Any thoughts or tips more than welcome! Thanks.
Posted by ScarlettOHara. Answered on 11th Apr 2011 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi I've been given a recipe for an amazingly huge adult jaffa cake but need advice on the chocolate topping as that doesn't seem to quite go right. The base is a typical sponge flan. the orangey middle bit is made up as an orange jelly with vodka and orange juice (making it adult only!) The chocolate topping is a ganache but it is soft and I would really like to make a properly crispy style topping instead so that its more authentically "jaffa cakey". Melting chocolate alone makes it hard to spread thinly so Im a bit stuck - any ideas? Thanks a lot.
Posted by Jabbsy. Answered on 10th Apr 2011 at 12.00Read The Answer
I would like to know if the semolina Nigella adds to her corn chowder in her Express series is known as polenta or maize meal (corn meal) in the UK. I'm finding it very difficult to find.
Posted by Nicki123. Answered on 9th Apr 2011 at 12.00Read The Answer