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It’s lunch. I fancied some soup. I opened the fridge and took stock. Leftover bits of chicken and some rice. Chicken soup sounds good. Lunch is over in 10 minutes – and the soup was great.
Sometimes frying fish just does not seem to work – it all starts getting a bit stressed and before you know it the fish can be ruined. Here are 3 tasty and stress-free ways to cook salmon in the oven.
Here’s a cheat I’ve been doing for years. It takes 10 minutes to prepare and about 20 minutes in the oven.
Here’s a series on ways to cook a fillet of salmon. So often people are put-off fish for fear of things going wrong. But in my view cooking fish couldn’t be easier – and it’s quick. Follow my simple steps to see for yourself.
Quesadillas are a popular Mexican snack. They are best made on a hot griddle pan, but we have always made them in the microwave, rather like nachos. Here is a method I have developed which makes perfect quesadillas – straight from the microwave.
Through a process of trial and error – motivated as much by curiosity as thrift – I have finally devised a method to elevate the status of these bland buds to that of a proper chargrilled artichoke.
Part of Dad’s series ‘Quick cook breakfasts’. The WDC Raclette Egg Toast requires just an egg, some bread and cheese… simplest of breakfasts in 5 minutes.
Filleting a fish is fun and satisfying. Every aspiring home cook should always fillet their fish.
Open the cupboards and give those plain biscuits some go-faster stripes…
Breakfast in a bun. The WDC McMuffin is the perfect breakfast treat to satisfy your morning requirements. Let’s be honest, it’s the perfect hangover cure!
An office ‘bake-day’ refined-sugar-free cake recipe the whole office enjoyed.
Roasting tomatoes is a useful technique for adding sweetness and depth of flavour to tomatoes.
‘Wok stir-frying poses plenty of challenges. I have developed my own strategies to help…’
There is more to the art of a smoothie-making than meets the eye…
Squash – more than a useful prop for a still life – a taste record of this range of winter squashes…
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