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Hi Nigella, I want to make the hot cross buns in advance. Can I freeze the dough, if so at what stage and then when I want them, how do I proceed? Thank you
Posted by Loulou1066. Answered on 29th Mar 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
I would like to make Nigella's Maple Chicken 'N' Ribs but what can I use instead of maple syrup? It is very difficult to find where I live.
Posted by SusieJ. Answered on 28th Mar 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
I am hoping to make Nigella's Gorgeously Golden Fruitcake for my parents 60th wedding anniversary and was wondering if this can be iced with marzipan and royal icing successfully. If not, would there be a suggested alternative at all please? Thank you so much for such a wonderful website.
Posted by raekate.69. Answered on 27th Mar 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, I am trying to come with some good, tacky Passover dessert ideas, for something that goes beyond brownish dishes meant to resemble bricks and mortar. Justyna
Posted by justynapawlak. Answered on 26th Mar 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
I've been making Nigella's New Orleans Coleslaw quite a lot recently in individual portions and just wondered how long it would keep in the fridge if I made a big bowl at the weekend? Thanks Steph
Posted by Stephanie2011. Answered on 25th Mar 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Dear Nigella Team, the recipe for Norwegian Cinnamon Buns in Nigella's book Domestic Goddess mentions just flour. Which flour am I supposed to use-plain flour or bread flour? Thanks, Deepti.
Posted by deeptisharma. Answered on 24th Mar 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, I'd love to make Nigella's Orange And Blackberry Trifle, but I don't want my three-and a half-year old child having Cointreau. What can I substitute? Thank you, Sharon
Posted by nycmom. Answered on 23rd Mar 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, I would like to make the Chocolate-Cherry Cupcakes from Nigella's "How to be a Domestic Goddess" book but I would like to make it as one big cake. If I did do this what size cake tin should I use? How long should I cook it for? What temperature should I cook it at? Thank you.
Posted by HelgaHabibi. Answered on 22nd Mar 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer