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APPETISERS How to cook Halloumi

How to Cook Halloumi

Halloumi is a cheese which takes on other flavours brilliantly. It can be served at breakfast too, with an egg and a fried tomato.

HOW TO COOK Dublin Cookery Schools

Dublin Cookery Schools – learn to cook!

Dublin Cookery Schools cover a broad range of subjects and offer courses for beginners to professionals. Whether you want to be a full-time chef, make mid-week dinners more exciting or favour an outing with a glass of wine where you pick up a few cooking tips, you’ll find something below.

HOW TO COOK Dry cure fish recipe

VIDEO: How to Dry-cure the Perfect Fish

Dry-curing fish in salt and sugar for 10-20 minutes before cooking draws out moisture from the fish, concentrating its flavours. It’s a handy trick that chefs use and it also helps to give it a vibrant colour.

HOW TO COOK How to clean clams

Why you need to clean clams to remove sand

Clams are full of flavour so you need very few of them to make the classic Spaghetti con Vongole, the Italian dish of clams, chilli, garlic and olive oil. Before you cook them, you need to remove the sand. Here’s how to do that and to make Spaghetti or Linguine con Vongole.


How to roast cauliflower

Roast cauliflower can be blitzed with hot stock and cream to make a soup; served warm as a side dish with roast beef or added to salads. + A quick recipe for cauliflower chicken with capers.


Can you freeze fresh mushrooms?

Whole fresh mushrooms don’t really freeze well with the exception of truffles. Their structure is too delicate and soft to survive harsh temperatures – but here’s a tip to get around this.

HOW TO COOK dukkah

How to make dukkah

Dukkah is an aromatic nutty Egyptian spice mix. Everyone has their own recipe so we scouted the internet and found our favourites. Ottolenghi suggests sprinkling it over simple green salads, roast veg, big fat bowls of hummus or stir it into cooked lentils or boiled rice.

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