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Hi, if I want to make Salted Caramel Sauce as a gift could I put it in sterilised jars with instructions to heat before use, or must it be eaten straight away? Thank you for your time. Stacey
Posted by sbree. Answered on 2nd Jan 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
I would like to know if I can avoid raw eggs for Nigella's Tiramisu Layer Cake (Christmas, p93)? Could I add some eggnog liquer to the mascarpone filling instead of the eggs? Thanks in advance.
Posted by zgardanmara. Answered on 1st Jan 2012 at 12.00Read The Answer
I live in New Zealand and on a recent Nigella cooking programme she made a Chocolate Martini. I wasn't able to get the specific ingredients or amounts and I would love to duplicate this drink. I've searched your site but it doesn't come up with any listig for a Chocolate Martini. Thanks for your help. Kind Regards, Lea Werner.
Please could you specify the final ingredient in Nigella's Espresso Martini which she makes on her TV show? She says equal parts of toffee liqueur, coffee liqueur, espresso and then she adds one more spirit which looks like vodka but she didn't say (or is it Cinzano - that's how I make martini). Many thanks for your help, Hogelstick.
Posted by Lea Werner. Answered on 31st Dec 2011 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, can you please tell me what oil I should use on my wooden chopping board and how often I should oil it? Also how do I do it? Many thanks, Zara
Posted by zara2222. Answered on 30th Dec 2011 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, I woud like to know how much do egg white and yolk weigh independently (not as a whole egg)? I recently bought just egg whites and I don't know how much to use. Thanks.
Posted by Carinia. Answered on 29th Dec 2011 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, I'm Mexican but I'm living in Italy at the moment. I would like to make Nigella's Nutella Cheesecake. Could you post it for me please? Thanks!
Posted by monicapb. Answered on 29th Dec 2011 at 12.00Read The Answer
What is the curd cheese mentioned in the ingredients for Liptauer in Nigella Bites (p161)? Can cottage cheese be used instead?
Posted by prufrock56. Answered on 28th Dec 2011 at 12.00Read The Answer
I think there is a difference between the English teaspoons and the Dutch teaspoons (Dutch are smaller). Could you give me the measures of a 'teaspoon' in your recipes? Thank you!
Posted by BraMies. Answered on 27th Dec 2011 at 12.00Read The Answer