Log in Register

Follow Nigella on: Facebook Twitter Vimeo Pinterest

Baking

If you don't have a cake stand, or need an extra one or two for special occasions, place blue-tac on an upturned handle-less…

"Posted by Hettie"

Click to read more

Measurements

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

"Posted by Hettie"

Click to read more

Rectifying Boo Boos

If you accidently add too much salt to a stew or something, put in a whole potato, peeled, and remove once the stew is done…

"Posted by baby cakes"

Click to read more

General Tips

To thicken a soup that is too thin after blending, blend in a slice of white bread.

"Posted by Sauce_pot"

Click to read more

Have you got any wisdom? ...

Share your tips, tricks and kitchen secrets.

Submit your wisdom

Household Tips

Lemon juice: Surface cleaner, stain remover, deodorizer. Cut in half and leave in fridge to absorb smells. Mix with salt…

"Posted by KitchenGoddess"

Click to read more

Kitchen Maintenance & Clean Up

White wine vinegar cleans up old grimy floorboards and gets old wax off.

"Posted by Velvetini"

Click to read more

A Rough Guide To Meat

Lamb needs 20 minutes per 500g at 200°C to make it pink but not rare. If you want your lamb better cooked, add another…

"Posted by Hettie"

Click to read more

Chef Maintenance

Do you sometimes get those little, maddening, hard and infected bits of skin sticking up at the sides of your fingernails?…

"Posted by Edda"

Click to read more