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Our ultimate kitchen hacks.
All you need are a few simple ingredients to make pici, trofie, and cavatelli pasta from the comfort of your own home.
Three Easy Pasta Shapes You Can Make With Your Hands
Always wanted to make pasta at home but don’t have a fancy pasta machine? Using this simple, two-ingredient dough you can create three knockout pasta shapes.
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Learn The Basics of Breadmaking
Richard Bertinet, Bath’s bread boffin, shares his ultimate breadmaking tips. You'll be a cracking baker in a flash with these simple bits of advice.
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Drop Acid (Into Your Food) – A Guide To Vinegar
If you thought you knew everything there was to know about vinegar: think again. This comprehensive guide to the condiment will give you a whole new outlook.
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All The Spices You Should Have In Your Cupboard
From sweet smoked paprika to shichi-mi tōgarashi, these are some essential spices you should have in your kitchen. Use them wisely.
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Six More Condiments That Will Change The Way You Cook
We’re back recommending more brilliant condiments that will add flavour to your cooking and inspire you in the kitchen. Did somebody say sambal? Yes, we did.
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Why You Need To Be Using MSG
If you’re looking to add an umami punch to your cooking, you need to look no further than this super seasoning. MSG is the absolute one, MOB.
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How To Pickle Like A Pro
Making your own homemade pickles is a truly rewarding experience. Follow this easy guide and you'll be pickling everything from cucumbers to plums in no time.
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5 Top Tips For Making The Perfect Coffee
Master how to make the perfect cup of coffee with these easy-to-follow top tips.
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Six Condiments That Will Change The Way You Cook
Want to improve your cooking skills? From Kewpie mayonnaise to zesty za’atar, here are six of the best condiments to keep stocked in your kitchen cupboard.
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5 Kitchen Tools You Need In Your Kitchen
From beautifully sharp knives to humble potato peelers, these are the kitchen gadgets we wouldn’t be without.
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Fact Or Fiction? We Put Seven Kitchen Myths To The Test
Does a splash of vinegar really help poached eggs? Do you really need to add oil to pasta water? Here’s your definitive guide.
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How to Reduce Plastic Use In Everyday Life?
Cutting down on plastic in everyday life can be challenging. These tips bring solutions to plastic pollution closer.
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Prod Your Lemons
Guilty of throwing away lemons after just a squeeze of juice? Here's your solution.
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Freeze Your Herbs
Everyone has always got leftover herbs, so here's the perfect way to use them!
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Use Your Rinds
When using an expensive parmesan, be sure to make the most of the leftover rind...
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Pickle Your Onions
There is nothing worse than eating raw onion. It’s just too intense. Overpowering. And it’s lingers on the breath, for ages. Gross.
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Save Your Peppers
Who is guilty of chucking what’s in this photo in the bin? This has got stop... do not throw away your pepper heads. Use them.
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Reduce Food Waste By Testing Your Eggs
Testing whether your egg floats or falls to the bottom of a glass of water is a brilliant kitchen hack to reduce food waste.
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Kitchen Hacks: Why You Need To Freeze Your Wine
Freezing your wine is the ultimate food hack. Use the wine cubes to improve the flavour of soups, sauces and stews.