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Good Morning. I made the Buttermilk scones from 'Kitchen' and whilst I agree they are super quick and looked fantastic when they came out of the oven I have to say I was disappointed somewhat. There was no sweetness to them at all and there was no tang from the buttermilk. 2 tsp of sugar as advised in the recipe doesn't seem a lot. Should it be tablespoons? I know I made the cardinal sin of using butter and Trex straight from the supermarket fridge (i was despereate to try them) but that wouldn't affect the sweetness - surely only the texture. I would like to make them again but would like to know if it's just my tastebuds or perhaps I should be adjusting the sweetness myself or maybe adding some fruit to give them natural sweetness. Best Regards, Stuart
Hello! I want to bake Buttermilk scones from "Kitchen", however I cannot find any vegetable shortening in shops in Finland :( How can I substitute it (25 g.)? I saw something like coconut fat, would that be a good choice? Or should i just stick to butter? Thanks! Marta
Posted by StuartG. Answered on 4th Feb 2011 at 12.00Read The Answer
Please explain about double cream - as far as I can glean from the internet, it's supposed to be 48%. In Canada, the double cream (which is not readily available) is something you can stand a spoon in. Some of the recipes in the books call for double cream, but it sounds like it is more fluid - like whipping cream? Can I use this as a substitute if I whip it first? Thanks!
Posted by anoushk. Answered on 3rd Feb 2011 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, I want you to ask for weekly low-budget menu to take away for work. I'm student and now taking part time job. As work is the city centre all the places where you can eat are quite expensive. So I would like to get weekly menu which I could use to bring food to work. We have microwave here. That would be good that some products would be able to use for next days meal too.
Posted by Indre7777. Answered on 2nd Feb 2011 at 12.00Read The Answer