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How to boil eggs?

Another of my desert island dishes. How to boil eggs? ……

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Tonight we just screen printed a small amount of Dinner At Mine aprons……

For Christmas Dinner at Mine……..If you’d like one, let me know… annie@hotmealsnow.com…

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Signed, stamped, sealed and delivered Dinner At Mine……

50 copies have been signed and specially stamped with the Dinner At Mine stamp. Get set go!…… As you’ve probably gathered the launch of Dinner At Mine was a huge success but for those who didn’t get a chance to … Continue reading

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Mandoline

Here is my mandoline. A brilliant little gadget for slicing vegetables thinly. (esp. for potaotes, see Boulangere and Dauphinois recipes) I’ve had mine about 10 years and it’s still going strong. I like this one cause it’s light, (plastic) not … Continue reading

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Hot Meals Now cook book ‘Dinner at Mine’

Hot Meals Now cook book ‘Dinner at Mine’ is being cooked up now!…..watch this space….Bursting with recipes, there’s also lots of info on Methods and techniques and equipment and handy tips to make cooking life easier…..Published Autumn 2011..

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Tête de Moine (Monks Head cheese) and Girolles

I bought one of these Girolles when I worked in Switzerland years ago. Basically a cheese called Tête de Moine, (Monks Head) is speared to a stand and then a handle, with a blade attached, is drawn around  that shaves the top … Continue reading

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Pestle and Mortar

I can never remember which part of a pestle and mortar is the pestle and which part is the mortar. So I Googled. These two images sat side by side in the results……. I won’t forget now.

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Baking Blind – Baking Beans and Rolling Pins

If you don’t have a rolling pin, use a wine bottle or something similar to roll out your dough. Baking Blind – This is when you bake a tart case with it’s base weighed down to stop it rising……..I really … Continue reading

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