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I was wondering if there are any substitutes for or ways of making homemade lemon curd and sour cream? These ingredients are not available off the shelf where I live, so I have been unable to try so many of Nigella's recipes. Also, is there any way of increasing the fat content in heavy cream? Love, Surbhi India
Posted by Surbhi. Answered on 15th Jun 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
I am going to make these for a summer fete on Saturday and was wondering if I made them on Wednesday or Thursday how long they would keep for and would they still be good for the fair? Thank you!
Posted by EAS1. Answered on 14th Jun 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
Where can I buy shredded coconut? I have tried usual avenues but to no avail! I wanted some for the coconut macaroons recipe.
Posted by Tuchy16. Answered on 13th Jun 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
When a recipe states cornflour, does it really mean cornstarch? Nigella's baked cheesecake recipe mentions cornflour or potato flour, but there is no such thing as potato flour where I live, only potato starch. So is the cornflour also starch? Kind regards, Joanna
Posted by fionagirl. Answered on 12th Jun 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
I watched one of Nigella's TV programmes on TV and she made a tray bake which was salted peanuts mixed with Crunchie bars and chocolate. I'm looking for the recipe please. Thanks!
Help please! I saw Nigella making a lovely gooey chocolate pudding once -she added hot water into the pudding mix and it cooked in the oven. It was so fab looking but I lost the recipe and cannot find it now so can anyone help me?
Posted by mae.carr. Answered on 11th Jun 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
We made the Cherry Cheesecake in Nigella Express and loved it. Now we are thinking of trying it with the new Chocolate Philly. What other bits of the recipe would need to be changed?
Posted by Fat Tiger. Answered on 11th Jun 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
My blind daughter believes she heard Nigella describing a "grasshopper pie" which involved marshmallow, mint, biscuit base and , she thinks, cheesecake. I have been unable to find this recipe. Can you please help. Irvine Jones
Posted by JGwynneth. Answered on 10th Jun 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
Could you please give the old-fashioned imperial measurements (ounces, etc.) in your recipes?
Posted by Mopsy52. Answered on 9th Jun 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer