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chicken and veg pie with mash topping
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How to choose the best cookware: Test Kitchen review

What is it? Pyrex® Cook & Freeze dishes are made from heat-resistant glass, which means they can transfer from the freezer at -20˚C to the...
How to make homemade custard Easy Food
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How to make perfect homemade custard

Master this easy method and you'll never need to buy custard again! Homemade custard Makes about 650ml 570ml milk 55ml single cream 1 vanilla pod 4 egg yolks 30g caster...
Banana French toast Easy Food
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How to make the best French toast every time!

Whether you like it sweet or savoury, here’s how to make great French toast every time. French toast Serves 2 3 large eggs, beaten 200ml milk Pinch of salt 4...
Capers
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Capers, explained! How to add them to your cooking

What are capers? The caper is a plant native to the Mediterranean. Capers are the green, pea-sized unripened buds of the plant, which are...
Broccoli
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How to use broccoli to boost your cooking

Reap the benefits • Broccoli is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C, chromium and folate. It’s also rich in dietary fibre, pantothenic acid,...
Basket with vegetables
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3 quick and easy ways to add more veg to your...

Here are three quick and tasty ways to enjoy more vegetables at lunchtime! Soup it Even if you don’t have access to a microwave, a Thermos...
Mixed nuts
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The easy methods you need to know for toasting nuts

Two easy methods for toasting nuts  On the hob: Heat a large pan over a medium-high heat. Do not add any oil, fat or cooking...
Check a cake
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Is it done yet? Top techniques to check when foods are...

We share the techniques you can use to tell when these common foods are cooked. Bread: The bottom of the bread should be brown, and should...
Spicy,Salami,Called,Nduja,
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How using ‘nduja can make your cooking great

If you love spicy food but you haven't been cooking with this flavour bomb, you've been missing out. Here's how to add this Italian...
Learn how to make quick and easy pickled red onions
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Learn how to make quick and easy pickled red onions

Pour 300ml red wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar into a pan and add 3 tbsp golden caster sugar, 1 tbsp sea salt...