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I always make the Ultimate Christmas Pudding for my family on Christmas day and they LOVE it. So this year I want to make smaller ones to give as Christmas presents to the family members we won't be seeing. Probably in 1lb sizes or smaller. I just wondered about the time they would require to be steamed for on day of making and on Christmas day. Because I'm sure that the 5hrs initially plus 3 hrs on Christmas day would be far to much for smaller ones. Many Thanks.
Posted by kmcrawley. Answered on 25th Nov 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
I love Nigella's Shortcut Sausage meatballs from her new book and make it both for myself and the 3 boys I nanny for. Is there any point in the recipe that I can freeze it? Many thanks Jo
Posted by Geeky specs. Answered on 24th Nov 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, I bought a couple of Nigella's cookbooks which mention various websites from which one can order bakeware, ingredients etc. However, most of these sites do not deliver outside the UK. Are there any websites you recommend that are economical and also deliver to India? Many ingredients and also bakeware are not available in India so I would love to know where I can order them online. Thanks.
Posted by arunabose. Answered on 23rd Nov 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
How do I weigh out 175g/6oz condensed milk for Nigella's One-Step No Churn Coffee Ice Cream (from Nigellissima)? I have just made a batch and guessed at the amount from the 397g tin. Thank you.
Posted by No Rust. Answered on 22nd Nov 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
I'm hosting Thanksgiving on Saturday (doesn't really work on a Thursday in the UK) and am going to make the chestnut stuffing and the gingerbread stuffing from Feast. How far ahead of time could I make these? Thanks.
Posted by jecca68. Answered on 21st Nov 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
I made the Spiced Pumpkin Chutney yesterday from Nigella's Kitchen book. After looking at the jars this morning I noticed some tiny air pockets in each one. Will this be a problem?
Posted by lizedmundson. Answered on 20th Nov 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
With Nigella's Spiced and Superjuicy Roast Turkey recipe can the brined bird be cooked in a roasting bag to keep the juices surrounding the bird?
Posted by gel. Answered on 19th Nov 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
I will be making over my kitchen in my new home soon and have fallen in love with the gas hob used in the Nigellissima cookery programme. Having searched high and low on the internet I cannot find it. Please could you tell me the make/model number. Thank you.
Hi, please can you tell me what make of gas hob Nigella uses in her new programe? I would be so very grateful. Many thanks Julie
Posted by bakeaway. Answered on 18th Nov 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer