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It’s so simple to make cottage cheese from scratch that you’ll wonder why you haven’t made it before now – all you need is full fat milk and lemon juice, both items that you can find easily.
Kefir is a grain that you ferment in either milk or water (that’s why people talk about milk kefir or water kefir). We regularly have a jar of milk kefir on the go in the gréatfood kitchen. It helps to maintain a healthy microbiome in your gut so that healthy bacteria can thrive. We swear by it because it gives you a flat wobbly tummy without having to diet. (Eat a few spoons of milk kefir after eating a pizza and the next day you won’t feel that your waist has tripled in size.)
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.
See the craft of the butcher in action! Jason Yang, butcher at Fleishers Craft Butchery, breaks down half a cow into all the cuts you would see at your local butcher shop.
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.
Learn to make amazing, espresso-style coffee in a moka pot without making a bitter coffee. We’ll show you a latte hack too.
Michelin star pastry chef Luke Butcher from Purnell’s in Birmgham creates a ‘millionaires’ chocolate tart dish. Watch step by step as Luke takes us through their version of this classic pastry dish.
Jenny Jones shows how to make easy crusty rolls with no kneading and almost no work.
Three Michelin-starred chef Pedro Subijana, creates two dishes from Akelaŕe in San Sebastián, Spain. The first is a twist on the classic steak tartare, which is then placed in liquid nitrogen and blended, the second, is a selection of raw squid, tomatoes and vegetables that are cooked at the table under hot salt.
A no-knead, no overnight wait bread which you can make with white flour or wheatflour. This easier, faster recipe from Jenny Jones makes an amazing bakery-style loaf with a golden crispy crust. Anyone can make this foolproof bread, even if have never baked bread before.
Three-star Michelin chef Pierre Koffmann talks about his passion for cooking, his love of food and where he likes to…
Three- Michelin starred chef Pierre Koffmann shows how to make the perfect french omelette on video.
If you find yourself in Barcelona, Spain, pay a visit to a Disfrutar, a Michelin-star restaurant opened by a three chefs who consider themselves close enough to be brothers.
Marcus Wareing, Michelin star chef from Marcus at the Berkeley, creates a dish of Cumbrian rose veal rib with mustard mash and a classical cauliflower cheese sauce.
Every vegetarian we’ve ever met says the only thing they either miss, or can’t give up, once they become a vegetarian is a fried rasher, preferably sandwiched between two buttery slices of white bread. What is it that makes it so attractive?
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.