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In step 3 of Nigella's Easy Sticky Toffee Pudding, it says to "pour over the boiling water". Do I pour it directly over the cake mixture before putting it into the oven? Will it all get mixed in squishy?
Posted by sunitapillai. Answered on 28th Feb 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
I would like to know what size yogurt pot was used for the Yogurt Pot Cake in the recent episode of Nigellissima? I'm in Australia and the individual tubs vary in size from 100ml to 200ml. I have made the cake with, sadly, not great success. I feel I used too small a yogurt tub. I was worried about using the larger one as 2 tubs of sugar looks quite a lot. The cake rose and then collapsed and was wet. Maybe I didn't cook it long enough but it seemed done. Anyway, I was just wondering if you would be able to clarify as it looked like a lovely recipe and so simple. Also what is the final eating consistency of the cake meant to be - is it spongy or more dense? Thanks for your great show and continued love of food. Jo.
Posted by josephinestar. Answered on 27th Feb 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
I would like to make Nigella's Ginger Passionfruit Trifle but I can't use alcohol. Please can you advise what I can use instead? I have Belvoir Organic Ginger Cordial, but what ratio should I use? Thanks Louise
Posted by LOUISEDUBYA. Answered on 26th Feb 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
On Nigella's TV series 'Nigellissima' she cooked French fries which she started off in cold oil. Do you have any details of this method? Thank you, Zillsh
Posted by Zillah. Answered on 25th Feb 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi Nigella! For your recipe for Baklava it has been mentioned that we need to use up 1 packet of filo pastry for the first layer then put in the crushed pistachios, then use the remaining filo. How much quantity should be used up for the first layer? Where I am the packets are 500g each. Also, should you layer the filo again after spreading the pistachio crumble to form another layer before the final pile-up of filo on the top?
Posted by pixiemojo. Answered on 24th Feb 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
My shortcrust pastry is always crumbly and breaks up on the rolling pin. What could be wrong?
Posted by capt Pugwash. Answered on 23rd Feb 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi there. Nigella's Cocktail Sausages recipe uses sesame oil, honey and soy sauce. Is the sesame oil toasted sesame oil or not? If not, can you advise where to buy? I have tried every large supermarket chain, in both the oil section and in the continental section, and I cannot find non-toastsed sesame oil. Any help would be very much appreciated. Thank you. Karen
Posted by kwatson. Answered on 22nd Feb 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Can I use Nigella's Madiera Cake recipe for a birthday cake? How far in advance can I make this cake? Can I cover it with fondant and how do i store it? Thank you.
The loaf tin specified for the Madeira Cake in the Domestic Goddess book is a 450g tin, which is a 1lb loaf tin. Is this the right size tin for this recipe as when I baked it sometime ago it didn't seem to cook, and there seemed too much mixture for the tin. I would love to make it again but have been put off because of this issue. Could someone please clear this problem up for me. Thanks, Neale.
Posted by judithshelley. Answered on 21st Feb 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer