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Basic White Sauce

A basic white sauce has many uses for example: Lasagna Macaroni and cheese Cauliflower with cheese sauce Useful tip: Use a balloon whisk when making a white sauce, it helps to prevent lumps in the sauce. For a cheese sauce Melt butter in a saucepan. Add flour and stir till […]

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Basic Tomato Sauce (V)

This sauce is a good basis for any pasta sauce. You can add anything you like to this sauce. Serves 4 Preparation time 10 minutes Cook time 1 hour Heat olive oil in a saucepan. Add onion and fry still soft but not brown. Add tomatoes and season with salt […]

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How To Bake a Potato

Bake a potato Preheat oven to 180 °C. Use a sharp knife and cut a shallow cross on top of potato. Place potato directly on oven shelf. Bake for 1½ hours till cooked and skin is very crispy. Take out of oven. Squeeze open and serve with butter, salt and […]

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How To Peel A Tomato

Use a sharp knife and cut a shallow cross on the bottom of the tomato. Place tomatoes in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Leave in water for about 3 – 4 minutes. Remove from boiling water and place directly into a bowl of ice water. This will stop […]

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How To Boil The Perfect Egg

Place eggs in saucepan and cover with cold water. Cover saucepan with lid and once the water boils remove the lid. Boil according to your preference. Take out of boiling water and place in cold water to stop the cooking process. Soft boiled – 1 ½ minutes Medium boiled – 3 minutes […]

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How To Blind Bake

Roll pastry very thin on floured surface. Spray and cook a pie dish. Line your pie dish with the pastry and cut the overhanging excess pastry of with a sharp knife. Place a big piece of baking paper in the pie and fill it with dry beans. (keep your dry […]