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How to: Caramelise onions

Make the perfect sweet-yet-savoury caramelised onions with our easy guide Caramelised onions Makes about 1 cup 2 large onions 30g butter 50ml white or red wine,...

How to: Joint a chicken

  Place the chicken breast-side-up on a chopping board. Use the tip of your knife to slit the skin and meat where the leg is...

How to: Make a spooky shepherd’s pie

Spooky shepherd’s pie Serves 6   Large knob of butter 1 onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, peeled and finely chopped 500g lean lamb mince 2 tbsp...

How to: Make perfect scrambled eggs

For one serving, start with two fresh eggs, 6 tbsp whole milk (or cream), butter and some salt and pepper. Have a small non-stick...