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This latest one is all the cooking tips you need in one go! We´d like one of those ( the kindle version will do 😉
Take control, learn a few professional kitchen secrets, and some kitchen French too !
Agh, you got distracted and now look… the rice has boiled over and burned. We’ve all done it, know all the hacks to save your dinner, and maybe even improve the taste of it. (and how to NEVER do it again ).
What it’s like living with a sourdough maker ! Our first challenges and resulting expert’s tips. If you’re thinking of starting… and see the guru Paul is following on video.
A little bit of know how can save you a lot of time. Not only will your food last longer, but it will also taste better too !
From buying to plating them up – plus our favourite moules marinière recipe.
You can cut down on the shopping trips when you start using these 10 tips to make your food last longer. They´ll save you both time and money !
Does your food stick to the pan when you don’t want it to ? We have the solution in 3 easy steps. It’s a thing ! And it’s called…
11 tell tale signs it´s a chef + 1 common trait they have in common with cooks. The cook to chef journey, and how it reflects life.
Teeny, tiny local passion fruit. Hand picked… foraged off a nearby street, gave us a wee treat ! But what a surprise. Now we know what size of passion fruits are the best, and are learning more about urban foraging.
Finally caught Paul on video. ( I had to be fast ). So easy, you’ll wonder why you didn’t do it like this before. ( No scissors involved ! )
Don’t you just love how beans and peas magically grow when you soak them in water overnight ! ( Jack & the Beanstalk memories !)
home made salt dough idea – a Christmas decoration for foodies !
This fromcooktochef journey really resonates ! A round of applause for this chef and his inspiring story.
Learn the secret to creating and maximising those distinctive smells and umami tastes when you fry onions or sear meat. What makes the crusty breads, golden roast potatoes and toasted marshmallows all so very tempting!
10 tips on how to use a hand blender… all the jobs a hand blender can do… and over 20 yummy foods it can make for you.
The Cayenne Pepper – for some it’s hot, others it’s not ! Why we love it, and how we use it ? What’s in it and how can it affect our bodies !
All the elements explained. So you can understand what makes a perfect espresso. Good to know before buying any coffee making equipment !
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Raw chocolate (cacao, cocoa) – probably the most nutrient dense ingredient on the planet. Find out what it is, where to get it, and how to get a free mini cookbook so you can start creating your own pure chocolate heaven.
The Almond seed… a handful a day keeps the doctor at bay ! Harvested here in the Canaries in January / February. So what how can we use them ?
Never have to buy expensive white almonds again. Super easy guide to how to blanche almonds yourself.
It’s a magical feeling, creating a great filling and healthy lunch… from almost nothing !