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know your mushrooms

Know your mushrooms

Mushrooms should be stored in the refrigerator either loosely in a bag or wrapped in a damp cloth to prevent loss of moisture. Use within a week. Brown mushrooms…

How to flavour salts

How to flavour salts

Flavoured salts are very easy to make and will give your food a little extra flavour. Here’s how to flavour salts at home: Dry the rind of 2 lemons…

How to boil an egg

How to boil an egg

Yes, there is a technique for boiling the perfect egg! Here’s how to boil an egg: Use eggs at room temperature. Bring the water to a boil, then simmer…

How to spin sugar

How to spin sugar

Even though it looks a little challenging, patience and practice is all you need to perfect this sugar spinning technique. Make sure that you cover your working area with…

How to grow chervil

How to grow chervil

This delicate herb with curly leaves is a member of the parsley family. Often used in French cooking, it has a subtle, mild taste with hints of liquorice. Chervil…

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