Some tips for budding breadmakers to help you make a successful loaf.
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Ask the question: ‘How do I make a flaky shortcrust pastry?’ and you’ll get a dozen different answers. So we’ve gathered some of the latest thinking on how to deliver a flaky pastry. We’ve also included a YouTube video from Kaiser Culinary University which shows the method to make pastry in case you need a reminder or are new to pastry making.
When you are measuring honey or molasses or any sticky substance, lightly oil the measuring cup or spoon with unflavoured oil (sunflower or groundnut oil are perfect) or butter to make it easier to pour out.
If you take a notion that you want a big bowl of custard but don’t feel up to the palaver that goes with making it, here is a useful tip from UK MasterChef judge, Gregg Wallace.
Fed up of wasting half a stock cube? Read our top tips to save them for future use.
Take the hard work out of grating cheese and save money by using up leftover pieces that may otherwise go to waste at the same time.
A handy tip to keep things clean when you are preparing vegetables.
A simple tip on how to stop the bottom of a delicate custard dessert over-cooking in the oven using a Jeyes cloth.
Only use food grade string or string that has no waxes or dyes – you don’t want the wax to melt or for a coloured dye to leak into your food.