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Debunking the lemonade scone myth

It’s been a long time coming. I haven’t made a post in a very long time. Well, maybe that’ll change back to how it used to be! For my fiancée (now wife!) I wanted to bake scones. She loves scones, … Continue reading
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Taking experiments too far

So, pork. When done right, it’s tender, juicy, and packed with flavour. It pairs well with a lot of different things, which makes it a versatile and whimsical meat. Sometimes though, too much of a good thing is a very, … Continue reading
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How to make a stable cream sauce

Rather than add copious amounts of butter and double cream and reduce (which a lot of cooks recommend,) try to restrain them: use single whipping cream instead (35% milkfat, no thickening gelatine) and firm up the sauce using cornflour + … Continue reading
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Regard my roulade

Not a euphemism. I wanted to experiment with different cooking methods, and one that seemed to check the “vaguely healthy” requirement list was simmering a roulade. So, just what is a roulade? The word is taken from the French “rouler” … Continue reading
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A tribute to God

My experiment at cooking with scorchingly hot chilli! Ingredients 4 cloves garlic, peeled and diced A bunch of basil, leaves picked and stalks diced 1 fresh red chilli, medium heat, with seeds and pith removed, diced 1 fresh red chilli, … Continue reading
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