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Whether you've heaps of fresh fruit and veg from your garden or allotment, or you've found some great produce on offer, follow these tips to freeze them to enjoy throughout the year. It's thrifty and easy, and you'll thank yourself later when you've got a stock of fruit and veg in the deep freeze come winter.


Proofing yeast is an important step when baking with yeast. It is done before adding the flour and other ingredients to ensure that the yeast is still active and properly leavens the dough.


A succulently roasted joint of beef is not hard to achieve with our roast beef cooking times. Simply season and roast to perfection!


Learn how to sterilise jars and lids using two methods - by boiling and in the oven. Sterlising jars is an essential step when bottling and preserving jam, fruit, chutney, veggies and more.


Get loads of cake sale ideas and a few tips to help you along the way.


Learn how to cook asparagus and tips for preparing and storing asparagus. Make the most of local asparagus while it is in season with useful techniques and advice.


Use this straightforward table as an oven temperature guide to convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Gas mark.


Tempering chocolate redistributes the cocoa butter in chocolate, making it more homogenous, brilliant and easy to work with.


Learn how to make pancakes with these foolproof step-by-step directions and photos, and you will never be defeated by a pancake again! Served with sugar and lemon, these pancakes are a favourite on Pancake Day or anytime.


Use this helpful guide to find baking and cooking conversions between metric, imperial and US cup measures.

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