Cooking Tips

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Light, Aromatic, Herby: How to Cook with Lemongrass
How to prep lemongrass for cooking? Read our guide and discover helpful tips on how to cook with this fragrant and bright-tasting ingredient.
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How to Make San Francisco-Style Sourdough Bread at Home
Learn about the history of San Francisco sourdough and learn how to cook it the traditional way at home with Fine Dining Lovers.
Claire Saffitz
Meet Claire Saffitz: The Baking Hero for a New Generation
If anyone's going to turn you into a 'dessert person', let that person be Claire Saffitz, the all-round baking hero that's billed to convert a generation into bakers.
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Russet Potatoes: The Perfect All-Rounders, Baked, Mashed or Fried
Russet is a variety of potato which is also called Idaho potato. It can be used for baking, mashing and frying. Discover more.
British Pie Week 2021: A Roundup of Pie Tips, Tricks and Recipes
As British Pie Week rolls into the weekend, we round up all the tips, tricks and best recipes to keep in your arsenal of champion pie baking. Check it out.
Massimo Bottura's Kitchen Quarantine
Massimo Bottura's Tortellini in Brodo and Tortellini in Panna - Searching for Italy
Watch as Massimo Bottura has fun making one of his classic and favourite dishes, Tortellini in Brodo. The chef also makes a dish that is often served to gues
Bechamel sauce
10 Tips to Make the Perfect Béchamel Sauce
Béchamel is a simple sauce to make, but even the slightest mistake could compromise everything. Find out how to make a perfect béchamel with Fine Dining Lovers.
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How to Marinate with Alcohol
The use of alcohol in cooking can yield great results in flavour and texture, but are you doing it right? Here's a guide to how to use alcohol for marinating food.
White Rice
Can You Reheat Rice?
It's a conundrum that troubles many homecooks. Is it possible to reheat rice safely? We take the headache out of when and how to reheat rice to enjoy it as leftovers and without the crunch.
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How to Recycle Broth Meat
Broth Meat can be reused in many ways to flavour dishes and make sauces. Find out how to reuse it with tips from Fine Dining Lovers.