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why is the first pancake always bad

Why Is The First Pancake Always Bad?

Pancakes are the best, aren’t they? There is no one in the world who doesn’t like a pancake! However, creating them can be a bit of an issue. Why is the first pancake always bad? Let’s delve into the reasons why, and explore solutions that you can use to improve your pancake production. Why Is … Read more

how to fix undercooked pizza dough

How To Fix Undercooked Pizza Dough?

Making your own pizza is a wonderful thing. You can choose what goes on it; and you can make your own dough so that you can be sure it’s made of the best ingredients possible. But, if you are not used to making your own pizza dough then you might make some mistakes initially. How … Read more

can you vacuum seal marinade meat

Can You Vacuum Seal Marinade Meat?

Vacuum sealing is a great way to preserve food, even meat. But can you vacuum seal marinade meat? Will it be as good? Does this affect the flavour? Let’s find out! There are as many different options for meat and marinades as there are meat and marinades, so just pick your favourite and get started. … Read more

can you bake pizza on cardboard

Can You Bake Pizza On The Cardboard?

There are rumours that you can cook an egg on the hottest part of a car’s engine (though your probably wouldn’t want to eat it afterwards!) or that you can cook baked potatoes in the embers of a dying fire. But can you bake pizza on cardboard? Well, yes and no. You can set fire … Read more

how long does a himalayan salt block last

How Long Does A Himalayan Salt Block Last?

A Himalayan salt block has a lot of uses in today’s world. Some people use them as decorative ornaments; others as a place to put a tea light and enjoy the health benefits this affords. Still more use Himalayan salt in the kitchen; it can even be used to cook food! Whichever your requirements you … Read more

how to keep parmesan cheese from molding

How To Keep Parmesan Cheese From Molding?

Parmesan cheese is a great addition to any kitchen. It adds a depth of flavor to any recipe that calls for it, and the texture of a sauce can be improved hugely by its presence. Parmesan is a relatively expensive cheese, and so not one that you want to have to keep going out and … Read more

why does my bread smell like alcohol

Why Does My Bread Smell Like Alcohol?

Making your own bread is the best, isn’t it? Many of us have rediscovered this essential skill during the recent lockdowns, but some of us may have experienced some common, easily solvable problems. Home made bread, like shop bought bread, follows the same process and combinations of ingredients – therefore, they can experience some of … Read more

how to cook haggis in a microwave

How To Cook Haggis In A Microwave

Haggis is a traditional Scottish dish, consisting of different types of offal (heart, liver and lungs) mixed up with oatmeal, onions, suet and spices, and usually cooked stuffed into a sheep’s stomach (these days an artificial casing is more often used). There are many different ways of cooking and serving this well known dish, but … Read more

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