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SueC819
2nd Mar 2019 18:22:29
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I have the BBC Good Food app on my phone so I can find a recipe and just keep it visible on my phone while I cook, making sure to keep the phone out of the way of any splashes etc!
Response from Yodama made on 2nd Mar 2019 19:39:51
Here is a small tip for keeping your phone splash free Sue.
Wrap your phone in clingfilm and use a hot hair dryer to seal it. When you are done splashing, just remove the clingfilm....simples!
rudijude
16th Feb 2019 15:39:58
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Hi All
I look stuff up in my Good Housekeeping "bible" it tells you how to cook any basic ingredients eg fruit & veg and has sound basic recipes. However I am a bit of an invention test cook so flick through for ideas then just make something up!
Judy
beautifulyouth
21st Jan 2019 16:57:29
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Usually I would ask the people from the places that I am acquainted with to see if my ingredients and theirs corresponds and then mix and match then
check if your recipe matches, then I would try theirs to see how it compares to mine. what I am trying to say is be flexible see what works for you, there is no one size fits all. learn to listen to your dietician and your body.
beautifulyouth
21st Jan 2019 15:20:12
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usually I would ask someboby who eats the same foods like me,then I would
Neroli7
14th Jan 2019 12:22:46
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Hi. I agree that looking on Google and Youtube is an excellent way to find recipes. I would like to Google search vegetarian recipes as I am on a diet at the moment after having eaten too much over the Christmas period. I am sure that I would find some nice vegetarian recipes online.
I find eating salads a bit boring sometimes. I find I have to jazz salads up with a salad dressing to make them tastier and I know that this can add quite a few calories to the salad.
LizzieAG
14th Jan 2019 12:07:18
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To get the best recipes I usually go to Google and type in what I want to cook. You will then get a variety of recipes and you can usually choose what for you is the best one. So even if you have never cooked before you will be able to have a go. Also try the BBC good food guide. Happy Cooking!!
Response from Neroli7 made on 14th Jan 2019 12:14:55
Many thanks for your tip. I will try and Google search vegetarian recipes as I am on a diet after having eaten too much over the Christmas but I still want to cook nice tasty meals. Sometimes I find eating salads a bit boring. No wonder they cal that "rabbit food!"
Sally Ann
24th Nov 2012 19:51:07
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A good source of recipes is the BBC website. I have a copy of The Times Cook Book by Katie Stewart (who remembers her, I wonder) from 1976. It is brown with age and some pages bear evidence of egg and flour, but I would not part with it for the world. It is now out of print I think - even Amazon can't supply. It has the best chicken liver pate recipe and scone recipe I have ever found - though I have tweaked the pate one!
Response from Tydabuan made on 8th Dec 2018 16:04:26
My pate tweak is to replace the brandy with Cointreau and orange. Delicious!
Southern Lady415
13th Sep 2018 23:51:25
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Yes. That one very comfortable, food stained, dog eared cook book! I have one too. It's a Betty Crocker cookbook I got as a wedding gift in 1975!!! And yes I still go to it for a newly tried recipe. Aren't they great!?
Goodeone
16th Nov 2016 05:53:38
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It depends it might be a book, a magazine or the internet
Hateehc
15th Oct 2016 01:01:09
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Sandra1945
30th Apr 2016 22:37:09
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Mary Berry is my favourite but I often Google recipes it so easy
plattr02
20th Oct 2015 18:31:27
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Have some fun while you browse recipes, foodsorted.com is 6 guys (one is a chef ) who have lots of ideas for uncomplicated food , some quite novel suggestions, and a terrific sense of humour.If you don't find a recipe you will at least find entertainment.
JBakker
14th Aug 2015 11:31:23
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I agree. Even living in South Africa with access to stunning local recipe's I still go online and search Recipes BBC. I generally end up using something from Jamie Oliver 😉
Response from Marley444 made on 15th Aug 2015 08:59:51
Love Jamie Oliver recipes ... one of my favourites is his Chicken Satay sticks with firey noodles! Love the fact that all his recipes are simple and don't require complicated ingredients. Love watching his programmes too 🙂 Do you see them in South Africa? We visited Cape Town in January and I was totally blown away by the stunning food served everywhere ... even in the remotest parts like at the end of the Cape .. such fantastic presentation and so reasonable .. why can't we serve food like that in the UK!!? Would love to go back to SA 😉
Stokkers
9th Nov 2013 18:03:57
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I am in the same boat as most of you. Loads of books, but go online and search All Recipes UK and BBC. I wondered why I do this and came to the conclusion that I use online because I can print them off. I usually copy them and paste into Word so that I can edit them. I try to edit them onto a 1 page of A4 paper.
Response from Marley444 made on 3rd Aug 2015 23:56:49
Me too!
Marley444
3rd Aug 2015 23:56:03
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I have used quite a few of the recipes on Silversurfers lately ... there is a great paella recipe which I have used a few times now, and a quick and easy dessert using brandy snap baskets filled with Greek yoghurt, lemon curd and passion fruit which is very impressive! There are some great soups too! And some very interesting salads ... not that I'm a foodie or anything!! Does anyone else get preoccupied with food??
Sally Lock
15th Jun 2012 12:47:29
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I have to say I am a bit like you! I find it much quicker to google a recipe as my computer is always switched on, and my book shelf is so full I can't easily access the recipes I want. Also most celebrity chefs have websites so I know I can find a recipe that I may have seen on TV. I do have one fave book though .. probably my oldest Delia Smith 'bible' that I always refer to for basic recipes like scones, pancakes and crumble! 🙂
Response from Marley444 made on 27th Jul 2015 14:40:57
Me too!
Marley444
27th Jul 2015 14:40:30
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I only now look at Google when I want a recipe ... my books seem to be redundant!
jimbob
9th Jan 2015 13:31:19
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I started to get cookery books when I was first married I love Indian food Chinese and Italian I can already cook anything English as I had a wonderful mother who taught me to cook from the age of 7 I like Chinese food as it is to quick and easy to prepare and cook, if any one like Indian food a book called The Curry Secret By Kris Dillon Its a paper back you have to read it first then have a go and you will cook wonderful Indian meals
Surfer Chick
26th Sep 2014 16:11:46
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I always look online now, even though I have a shelf of great cook books .. I find it so much easier to Google a recipe and then print it out!
rubymoomin
9th Dec 2013 11:15:07
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Mostly, I find recipes online now as it is so much quicker - especially as often I already have suitable ingredients in stock but just need some fresh ideas how to use them.
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