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Preserving Chillies

How To Preserve Chili Peppers Understanding how to store chillies or preserving chillies can be very helpful in keeping them for a long time, especially if you have bought them in large quantities or if you have grown your own seedling. Having your peppers available in the kitchen is a priceless pleasure, but unfortunately, once …

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Bay Leaf Substitute

What are the best substitutes for bay leaves? Bay leaves, also referred to as laurel leaves, are commonly used to enhance the flavour and aroma. Bay leaves are native to the Mediterranean region, but they are popular all around the world. They are commonly used in dishes that need more cooking time e.g., broths, Indian …

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Wood Chips For Smoking

Wood Chips For Smoking

All the best wood chips for smoking and elevating any barbecue to the next level. With fall now upon us, it’s time for us all to whip out our grills, lawn chairs, and smokers. There can be nothing more perfect than an evening barbeque in the fall, with the slightly chilly weather and the toasty, …

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What Are Anchovies?

Everything you Need to Know About Anchovy Fillets Almost everyone loves the small forage fish, anchovy, but very few know how to cook with anchovy fillets. If you talk to any experienced home cook or chef, they will tell you anchovies are their secret weapons when it comes to enhancing the flavor. The anchovies are the …

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beef stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff

A classic, creamy dish made with rump steak, porcini mushrooms, onions, smoke paprika and more! Check out the best beef stroganoff recipe today! Serves: 4 Total Time: 40 Minutes Ingredients 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 large white onion, finely sliced 1 beef stock cube 3 tsp smoked paprika 1 tbsp tomato puree 50g of …

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Can You Reheat Porridge?

An Ultimate Guide to Reheating Porridge Porridge is the best breakfast option that not only digests slowly but also keeps you full for a long time. Above all, it is very healthy and has a great nutrition value. But it’s cooking process takes around 25 minutes that keep you from having it as a breakfast …

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Cappuccino Loaf Cake

Cappuccino Loaf Cake

Serves: 8 Total Time: 1 Hour 50 Minutes Ingredients 175g Self-Raising Flour 175g Unsalted Butter, 2 tsp extra for greasing your loaf tin 100g Caster Sugar 5 tbsp Instant coffee granules (the stronger the better) 5 tbsp double cream 3 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp kosher salt For the topping:  250g Mascarpone …

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