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Welcome to Kitchen Queries, where the nigella.com team will answer your cooking or food related questions.  We’d love you to submit some of your recipe problems, dilemmas or queries for us to get our teeth into!

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Latest Queries

  • Eggs And Flour In Clementine Cake

    Can I reduce the amount of eggs used in the Clementine Cake? I have a slight allergy to eggs and although I eat them 6 may be too many. Thank you. 

    The Clementine Cake receipe needs grounded almonds. Is there anything else I can use other than that to make the cake?

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  • Freezing Leftover Keralan Curry

    I have some leftover Keralan Fish Curry (hard to believe, I know) and was wondering whether it is possible to freeze this for future re-heating?

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  • Chocolate Guinness Cake For A Crowd

    Hi, I want to make Nigella's Chocolate Guinness cake for at least 30 people. How do I change the measurements?

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  • Easy Salads

    Do you have any suggestions for easy salads that will appeal to children?

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  • Butterscotch Sauce For Ice Cream Cake

    Hi, is the Ice Cream Cake best served with the butterscotch sauce warm or cold? I'm not sure if the sauce should be reheated just before serving. Thank you.

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  • Volume Measurements For Hokey Pokey

    I'm trying to make the Hokey Pokey, however I live in Japan and as such don't have access to British volume measuring spoons. What would be the measurement volumes in ml for 1 teaspoon and 1 tablespoon as used in the Hokey Pokey recipe?

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  • Cider For Mustard Pork Chops

    I used Stella Cidre in the Mustard Pork Chops recipe and my sauce tasted very harsh & tart. What I do wrong ?

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  • Flan Recipe For Creme Brulee

    I have been making the gorgeous Flan recipe from Nigella Express and I really like (no, love!) the custard. Could I bake it without the caramel underneath and then brulee the top to create an easy Creme Brulee? Thanks, Jane.

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