Category Archives: Cupboard Cooking

Crank out the pasta

Whenever you need some cooking therapy to break the work monotony, settle nerves jangled by irritating neighbours, or sooth away the rigours of, say, dealing with mindless bureaucracy, my strong recommendation would be to crank the handle on a pasta machine.  Embrace … Continue reading

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The actual bread

In among a bunch of posts about cake masquerading as ‘bread’, I thought I had better pump up my baker credentials by showing that I do make the actual bread from time to time – at least to the extent … Continue reading

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When a recipe is noise

Sometimes, a recipe just gets in the way of progress – like earlier in the week, after a couple of rainy days and no walks to the green grocer, plus it was still coming down in stair rods every hour … Continue reading

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Exiting kitchen now

When our backyard weather station went north of 40°C a couple of days ago, I went literal not metaphorical on the old saying: if it’s too hot, get out of the kitchen!!!  But there is a limit to how many … Continue reading

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The actual cupboard

No doubt about it, the secret to low stress cooking is a well organised and suitably stocked cupboard.  Apart from anything else – like your plans being stumped because the store is out of one key item you need – … Continue reading

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What are your staples?

While I think up a string of items to talk about in the Cupboard Cooking stream, I was hoping that readers would have ideas from their own experience of life-saving items to have on hand. 22 November: So far tinned … Continue reading

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