Fresh Homemade Pasta

I’ve had a pasta machine for many years. There have been stages when I hardly use it, and stages where I use it more regularly. The problem is, when you don’t use it very often, it can be difficult to remember the perfect mix of ingredients and procedure. So this is the ingredient mix that…

How To Make Shredded Chicken

Recipes often call for shredded chicken, or ‘leftover roast chicken’. Which is great if you happen to have some, but you don’t necessarily want to roast a whole chicken to make it happen. And there’s a lot a wastage with a whole chicken if you (like me) aren’t a fan of the funny bits –…

How to Peel Tomatoes Like a Boss

You might think this post will never be relevant to you. But believe it or not, every now and again you’ll need to skin tomatoes for a recipeĀ and you won’t remember how to do it. If you’re cooking with fresh tomatoes, the skin doesn’t disintegrate like the rest, and little tough bits of skin get…