How Tos

Helpful directions for useful kitchen skills, flavour combinations and store cupboard basics

How to make paneer

During my recent trip to India I ate SO many great curries with paneer. I came home fired up with the intention of making my own; I suspect this is partly because I was trying to hold on to memories of lovely warm weather as I headed back into the grey UK winter. The...

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How to cook with pumpkin

As the leaves start to change colour and the weather cools down, pumpkins start to appear on supermarket shelves. There are so many delicious autumnal dishes you can create to make the most of the Halloween pumpkin glut.

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How to taste chocolate

It’s worth taking the time to sit back and savour good quality chocolate. Use all your senses and give yourself over, even if just for a few minutes, to true chocolate pleasure.

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How to make gluten free choc chip cookies

A good choc chip cookie is an important part of every baker’s toolkit. But what happens if you need to go gluten-free? Here’s my mum’s tried and tested gluten-free recipe that will satisfy all cookie lovers.

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So you want to start a supper club…

Is your dream to launch a supper club or pop up dining event? Check out tips from industry experts as shared in a Guardian Masterclass on how to set up a supper club, home restaurant or pop up.

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How to make gluten free cupcakes

Looking for some gluten and dairy free baking alternatives? Check out this for simple gluten-free vanilla cupcakes with a decadent chocolate ganache topping. Happy baking!

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How to make smoothies and juices

Want to know the benefits of juicing versus smoothies? Cindy Mackintosh, certified health coach, explains what’s involved with both, and provides hints and tips on making your own nutritious and delicious drinks.

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How to cook with cherries

16th July is National Cherry Day in the UK – but you can celebrate eating cherries right across summer when they’re in season. Find suggestions for storing, eating and cooking with cherries and making the most of their sticky deliciousness.

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How to make healthy ice cream & ice lollies

3 great healthy ice cream and ice lolly recipes for a warm summer. These tasty recipes are really simple with 4 ingredients, using different types of fruit. They are dairy free, with no added sugar and no churning required.

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How to prepare and cook rhubarb

Rhubarb crumble is hands down one of my favourite things to eat. I’ve made a million different variations over the years and it never fails to please. With the soft buttery crunch on top, slightly tart pink rhubarb underneath and a good scoop of thick yoghurt on the...

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