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Hi, I live in Mexico and here you can't find the trifle sponges mentioned in some of Nigella's recipes. What could I use insted of them?
Posted by AdrianísimaErrevé. Answered on 23rd Aug 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
Please can you tell me where to find the pie dishes/pots shown in the photograph on p175 of Nigella Express - the Chicken, Mushroom & Bacon Pie recipe. I have looked everywhere and can't seem to find anywhere that sells them! Thanks
Posted by hana g. Answered on 22nd Aug 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
I am getting married on 29th December and I would like to make a chocolate fudge cake wedding cake. I always make the one in Nigella Bites (p47), so this is definitely a tried and tested one for me. However, I wanted to do a tiered cake for 120 guests, the recipe in Nigella Bites is for an 8 inch cake, would you be able to tell the me quantities and the timings/oven temperatures to bake a 10 inch and a 6 inch version of this cake?
Posted by JojoB. Answered on 21st Aug 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
Is it possible to freeze Nigella's Rocky Road Crunch Bars (from Nigella Express)?
Posted by Mags52. Answered on 20th Aug 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
I love the Flan recipe in Nigella Express (p244) - I have made it several times to my guests delight. I am just back from America where I tasted a coconut flan in a Mexican restaurant and it was amazing. I just wondered if substituting the evaporated milk for coconut milk would work?
Posted by tracypee. Answered on 19th Aug 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi Nigella and Team, can I cook a piece of gammon ham in my slow cooker? If so, for how long? I'm thinking of cooking Nigella's Ham in Coca Cola this way.
Posted by dawnyb. Answered on 18th Aug 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
I know everyone raves about it, but I hate fresh basil. What would you suggest as an alternative?
Posted by SusieQ100. Answered on 17th Aug 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi! I love making Nigella's Hokey Pokey and i was just wondering if you can make hokey pokey in different colours, to use as decoration on cupcakes. Thank you, Carl
Posted by carlosred. Answered on 16th Aug 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer