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I very much like the sound of Nigella's Ultimate Christmas Pudding. However I would like to make individual puddings, so can this pudding be divided into individual ones and if so what would be the cooking instructions? Many thanks. Sharon.
Posted by sbowdell. Answered on 18th Nov 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Does Nigella's recipe for Ultimate Christmas Pudding require real suet from the butcher or pre-packaged from the supermarket?
Posted by Megsyt. Answered on 17th Nov 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
I am in Cape Town South Africa and I can't get the Pedro Ximemez sherry. We don't have a big selection here so can I just use a local sherry? It's a rich, dark, sweet, full-bodied sherry - if that makes sense. Also we have vegetarions in our family so I want to use a vegetable suet instead of the normal beef/pork suet. Does it matter?
Posted by FayDavis. Answered on 16th Nov 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hello, I'm looking for a recipe I saw tonight on a repeat Nigella TV show. I missed the name and full ingredients for a cheesecake but I think that it was a caramel cheesecake. It was on the same program as the "Praised Chicken". I can't find it on the website. Thanks, Sue
Posted by Sue Achimovich. Answered on 15th Nov 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Can Nigella's Scotch Pancakes be frozen? Also is there any way of telling which recipes are suitable for freezing?
Posted by Diana42day. Answered on 14th Nov 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
I live in Australia and would like to know if Red Peppers are the same as Red Capsicums. Thank you
Posted by Coral1. Answered on 13th Nov 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi Team! I've just made Nigella's Creme Brûlée. It's looking good but I do have one query. When I return the custard mix back to the pan over a medium heat should I be stirring it? I didn't stir it and it got a little burnt on the bottom. Haven't tasted the finished product yet but am very hopeful! Thank you.
Posted by jucostello. Answered on 12th Nov 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Can I use something other than Sambuca in the Sambuca Kisses recipe?
Posted by Norinj. Answered on 11th Nov 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer