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Hi! I have acquired the American 'How to be a Domestic Goddess" and note the syrup is different (my Australian copy lent and lost) to my original version. I recall golden syrup (and not corn syrup) but can't remember the quantity of golden syrup to lemon juice. Can you please advise me as to the correct amounts. Thanks, Carol
Posted by ilikepavlova. Answered on 6th Dec 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hello, I just wondered how long the Chilled Caramelised Oranges would last in a airtight jar please?
Posted by email@example.com. Answered on 5th Dec 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, I made the pudding in a slightly too large Pyrex bowl with its own lid and wrapped it in paper and foil and string. I followed the instructions and after the 5 hour cooking time removed the pudding and its lids and left to cool. When it was nearly cool I replaced the lid, added a parchment circle of paper on the pudding and resealed. Is this ok? Thanks MC
Hello! I live in California, USA, and here we can't find pudding steamers off the shelf easily. I would also like to give Christmas Pudding to my friends and family this year, but can't afford so many ceramic bowls. I'd like to steam my puddings in Rubbermaid containers, which have rubber linings around their lids, but am unsure about it. They seem to be the equivalent of your plastic pudding steamers in England. They are made for the microwave and are dishwasher safe, so I'd like to think they could work with steaming. Any thoughts? Thank you!
Hi, I've just come across the Ultimate Christmas Pudding recipe and all the comments sound amazing. It does say make up to 6 weeks in advance, but will I still have the same result or is there anything I should do differently, if I am only making it 3 weeks in advance? Thanks!
Posted by RamblingMC. Answered on 4th Dec 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
A cheesecake maker in Australia has told me they use Neufchatel soft cheese . The only cheese I know like that is Neufchatel from Normandy but this is expensive and has a rind on it. So could you enlighten me on the best cream cheese to use please in the making of cheesecakes please? I do live in the moorland area of Lancashire so I am no where near London shops
Posted by firstname.lastname@example.org. Answered on 3rd Dec 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, I am interested in making Nigella's Chilli Jam recipe as Christmas presents. What is the shelf life and how should you store it? Thanks!
Posted by Matty12. Answered on 2nd Dec 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, I was wondering if can I pre-chop my chilli's and peppers and freeze them until I'm ready to make my next batch as I have a glut of peppers? Also how firm is the jam meant to be? Mine looks quite firmly set. Thanks, Sue
Posted by Siou. Answered on 1st Dec 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
I have steamed my Ultimate Christmas Pudding and I think I made a mistake! I put the vodka in the pudding. The recipe said put the remaining pudding ingredients into the mixing bowl, and vodka was on the list, so in it went! While the pudding is cooking, I read through the rest of the instructions to be super prepared for Christmas day and discovered that vodka goes over the top of the pudding! Do you think my pudding will be ok?
Posted by ltompsonny. Answered on 30th Nov 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, I have simmered and soaked my Christmas fruit in 400ml of brandy and have run out. Instead of buying more brandy, can I feed my cake with whisky or rum (one or the other) up until Christmas? Should I feed the cake once a week? Thank you, Fay
I have made my Ultimate Christmas pudding - I have heard of people feeding their pudding with a tablespoon of the Sherry once every couple of weeks - Is this necessary? Does it enhance or detract from the pudding? Thanks, Fiona
Posted by faydaqld. Answered on 29th Nov 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer