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Baking

When beating egg whites, always add a tiny bit of baking powder of some acid, it helps to make them fluffier. Either rub…

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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

Grow an aloe vera plant on your kitchen windowsill. When you burn yourself snap a bit off and squeeze juice on burn. It…

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General Tips

Keep ginger in the freezer and grate from frozen, it lasts for ages

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Household Tips

Bicarbonate of soda: Deodorizer. When mixed with water produces an alkaline solution that dissolves dirt and grease. Use…

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Kitchen Maintenance & Clean Up

Bio soap powder for soaking burnt on stuff in pots pans and dishes

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A Rough Guide To Meat

A 1 and three quarter kg chicken will take an hour and 15 minutes to roast in a 200°C oven.

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Chef Maintenance

Warmed up olive oil, dip a piece of cotton wool in and place in the ear to remove stubborn ear wax.

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