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Mushrooms
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FDL+ Different Ways to Cook Mushrooms Explained
Here the best ways to cook mushrooms. Find out how to fry, grill, roast and boil mushrooms for the best results.
Salt encrusted fish in a baking tray
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How to Salt-Bake Whole Fish
Salt-baked fish is an easy and ancient technique for cooking whole fish in the oven, yielding delicate and succulent results. Find out how to salt bake sea bream and sea bass.
chef slicing herrano ham
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FDL+ Learn How to Slice 21 Types of Meat
Take Epicurious' class on how to present perfect slices of cured and cooked meats, pâtés and much more for a classic charcuterie board. Take a look.
garlic focaccia
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Roasted Garlic Focaccia Goes Viral
Get your garlic fix in this delicious and easy recipe taking TikTok by storm, plus many more focaccia recipes.
chef Sean MacDonald
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Sean MacDonald Shares his Top Plating Tips
The young Canadian chef shares his top plating tips, from using negative space, to geometric shapes and nature, find out how to plate stunning dishes at home.
an illustration of a bowl of cottage cheese
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FDL+ Cottage Cheese: How is it Made?
Cottage cheese is a very popular food, but how is it made? Learn about the cottage cheese making process and what milk is used to make it.
A grill pan above a fire with vegetables on in
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The Restaurants Rekindling an Old Flame
Are we seeing a resurgence of restaurants cooking over an open fire, and if so, why now? Flora Tsapovsky finds out.
a large valencian paella
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FDL+ What are the 10 Commandments of Paella?
New research suggests that there are only ten permitted ingredients in a real Valencian paella. Find out what they are.
Online culinary courses
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Homecooks 2.0 - Online Cooking Courses to Kick-Start 2022
Take your pick of our round-up of expert-led cooking courses for home cooks this year, and hone your skills where you need them most.
Pierre Koffman
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Pierre Koffmann Teaches Classic French Bistro Cooking in New BBC Video Series
The esteemed French chef tackles some French bistro favourites in an easy-to-follow 24-part cook-along video series. Take a look at what's on the menu.