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.
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.
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.
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.