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The recipe for the Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake (Feast, p 269) requires 150ml sour cream. Here in India we don't get this at the store or supermarket. I was wondering if I could make this at home? Thank you so much.
Many of Nigella's recipes,including cakes,etc ask for sour cream which is not easily available here in India. And if I pick it up from a restaurant/deli it is quite expensive.I tried making it at home but wasn't satisfied with the results. Please help. I would love especially to try Nigella's Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake. Hensy.
Posted by munchkin83. Answered on 31st Jul 2011 at 12.00Read The Answer
What are the basic items of kitchen equipment for a newly wed couple? We paid for our own wedding and consequently are a bit cash-strapped, what are the best essentials to have in our kitchen? We have an oven, stove top, toaster and kettle. Whoohoo: four down, hundreds to go! Also please bear in mind that I'm not the world's most imaginative cook and regrettably have little time for the kitchen (we both work and study). Many thanks!
Posted by Taxboffin. Answered on 30th Jul 2011 at 12.00Read The Answer
I have the Dutch version of Kitchen and I think I have found a mistake. Yesterday I was making the Dragon Chicken recipe on p415 and all went well until I got to the part where it said "... add the 2 kinds of oils...". I checked the ingredients list, because I thought I overlooked the oil, but there is only mention of one kind of oil; the garlic oil. I used a big dash of regular olive oil, hoping that would work. And it did! The wings were really nice and absolutely not to spicy. But the question remains; what is the story of the missing oil? Thanks in advance, Ineke van der Pol (The Netherlands)
Posted by Oniki. Answered on 29th Jul 2011 at 12.00Read The Answer