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  1. SHD replied to the thread Emergency last thing in the cupboard meal, and other culinary adventures under confinement.

    I could not agree more (and seasoning the cooking water is a great idea).

    29 Mar 2020 at 22:43
  2. SHD replied to the thread Emergency last thing in the cupboard meal, and other culinary adventures under confinement.

    Bletchleyite, let me share a recipe for great carbonara: - while your spaghetti are cooking (in a generous volume of salted water,...

    29 Mar 2020 at 22:40
  3. SHD replied to the thread Coronavirus virus fears causing panic buying.

    Well those are not really judgement calls - they are culinary observations. Veal or pork require more time in the oven than beef. But...

    29 Mar 2020 at 14:01
  4. SHD replied to the thread Coronavirus virus fears causing panic buying.

    1 hour per kilogram - good ballpark figure but it does depend on the meat. For example it will be good for a veal roast (I know that...

    29 Mar 2020 at 13:55
  5. SHD replied to the thread Coronavirus virus fears causing panic buying.

    Exactly! It does take a while to get going but we have six weeks ahead of us, don’t we? :lol:

    29 Mar 2020 at 13:14
  6. SHD replied to the thread Coronavirus virus fears causing panic buying.

    Sounds like we will have to grow our own yeast... from grain/flour or from fruit (yeast is frequently found on fruit skins, especially...

    29 Mar 2020 at 12:09
  7. SHD replied to the thread Coronavirus virus fears causing panic buying.

    Everything well-stocked in my Parisian suburb supermarket except for the fishmongers’ corner and... flour and yeast. Not a single grain...

    28 Mar 2020 at 19:09
  8. SHD replied to the thread Emergency last thing in the cupboard meal, and other culinary adventures under confinement.

    (Notwithstanding the fact that you are currently onionless) Why not make your own tomato sauce? You will never buy the industrially...

    28 Mar 2020 at 16:24
  9. SHD replied to the thread Emergency last thing in the cupboard meal, and other culinary adventures under confinement.

    Thank you! Is a regular-sized mug a good approximation for the cup?

    26 Mar 2020 at 11:02
  10. SHD replied to the thread Emergency last thing in the cupboard meal, and other culinary adventures under confinement.

    I tried and they look and taste very good! Thank you! However since I used olive oil, they have a taste that fits better with cheese...

    25 Mar 2020 at 23:43
  11. SHD replied to the thread Emergency last thing in the cupboard meal, and other culinary adventures under confinement.

    Fantastic - I’m out of bread and was looking for a recipe without yeast! What is a cup in metric measurements? 200g, right?

    25 Mar 2020 at 18:20
  12. SHD replied to the thread Government advice discussion.

    In any case, forcefully weaning alcoholics during a lockdown would not only be sadistic, it would be a recipe for disaster, leading to a...

    25 Mar 2020 at 14:38
  13. SHD replied to the thread Government advice discussion.

    Even without composting equipment, you can minimize food waste e.g. by making stock. Vegetable peels, carrot tops, etc... Meat and...

    25 Mar 2020 at 11:59
  14. SHD replied to the thread Government advice discussion.

    ... and what do you suggest to do with nappies? I am afraid that families will not switch to washable/reusable ones overnight - besides,...

    25 Mar 2020 at 10:59
  15. SHD replied to the thread Coronavirus..

    No, there's absolutely no reason why enjoying one's garden should be prohibited. Sky news' caption is erroneous. The key is to stay home...

    25 Mar 2020 at 01:04