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HOW TO COOK How to cook a turkey

How to Cook | A Whole Turkey

When you cook a turkey, it will always be dry in parts and juicy in others, so don’t get hung up on it – a turkey with a dry breast is down to a flaw in poultry engineering, not a failure of cooking. + VIDEO: Watch Jamie Oliver show how to carve a turkey on his Food Tube channel.

HOW TO COOK How to Cook Okra

HOW TO COOK | Okra

Okra is like marmite – people love it or hate it but it is certainly worth giving it a chance. Sometimes people dislike okra because it has not been cooked correctly – this recipe we steam it for just 15 minutes so that it does not become ‘sticky’.

FOOD FEATURES Roast Garlic with Balsamic and Thyme Oil

Balsamic Roast Garlic with Thyme

We ate brunch at the Two Pups café in Francis Street in Dublin and had what they called ‘black garlic’ with a poached egg salad. We asked them how to make it so this is an approximation of the chef’s recipe (to whom we owe a debt of thanks). Squeeze the bulbs and eat it on bread, add it to salad dressings and use to garnish and roast meat or vegetable and to accompany poached eggs on toasted sourdough bread with rocket leaves.

HOW TO COOK How to prepare an artichoke

How to Cook | How to prepare Globe Artichokes

Artichokes can be fiddly to prepare: here are two curated videos that show how to prepare larger globe artichokes so they are ready to boil or steam until tender and another video that demonstrates the easy way to prepare the more tender baby artichokes.

HOW TO COOK How to Pureé Beetroot

How to make Beetroot Purée

Puréed beetroot looks very fancy when you smear it on a plate and yet it’s so easy to make. Flavour it to suit your own taste or to complement the other ingredients you are serving it with – see our recipe variations below.

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