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Baking

Also on breadmaking, add the salt when you start to knead the dough as salt kills the yeast but you need the salt to preserve…

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Measurements

In cooking a tablespoon is not a serving implement but a precise measurement. If it helps, think of a tablespoon as 3 teaspoons…

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Rectifying Boo Boos

If you've overdone the chilli squeeze in half a lemon them place the lemon in and leave for a few mins

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General Tips

Do not throw away celery leaves, they make such a big difference to stocks, sauces, casseroles, stews and soups .

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Household Tips

Bicarb of soda to get rid of smells, clean the loo, all sorts of uses

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Kitchen Maintenance & Clean Up

When using fish, work with it on a glass or pyrex surface immediately rinse in cold soapy water, the smell does not linger,…

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A Rough Guide To Meat

When boiling ham I reckon on 25 minutes per 500g plus 25 minutes for the pot.

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Chef Maintenance

Dry skin on the feet and no money for a pedicure? Rub with a mix of olive oil and salt. Rinse off with tepid water.

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