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Kitchen Queries

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

  • Dairy Free Honey Cake

    Could the Honey Cake be made dairy free? If so, what would I use instead of milk?

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  • Rimmed Cake Stand

    Hi, I would like to know where Nigella purchased her rimmed cake stand which she uses in Nigellisima for her recipe of Iced Berries With Limoncello White Chocolate Sauce. Thank you.

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  • What Is Steak Sauce

    The Mini Meatloaves sound lovely but what is steak sauce? I don't eat steaks! Is there an alternative? Thanks.

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  • Chilli Jam With Yellow Peppers

    Hi! I have a number of yellow Cheyenne peppers and want to make Chilli Jam with them. Would you suggest using yellow capsicum peppers instead of red in the receipe?

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  • Tortillas In Mexican Scrambled Eggs

    What is a corn tortilla? I want to make the Mexican Scrambled Eggs but the ingredients include corn tortillas. What are these? I'm from India, where can they be found?

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  • Nigella's Chopping Board

    Hola! I am particularly in awe of the black chopping board that Nigella has used on her shows. In particular in Nigella Kitchen. What type of chopping board is it? Hope you can help me. Thank you. April

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  • Flourless Chocolate Orange Cake

    Can I cook the oranges and then freeze the oranges or the pulp. I will be making a 3 course dinner for at least 50 people in a domestic kitchen, I plan to make 5 cakes and am trying to spread the load. Ta, Jo

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  • Vodka Marinade For Steak

    would the vodka marinade for Vodka Marinated Steak be good for let's say, skirt steak or london broil? Can we then "cook" marinade to use as sauce over grilled meat?

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