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bio website sample.me.uk
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Cooking is a hobby of mine and helps me relax. I occasionally blog, and plan to make podcast with my partner, but want to make sure we plan content that will be helpful, rather than just another cooking show.


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awarded  Scholar
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accepted Where can I source Mexican chilies in the UK?
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answered Type of wok and how to go about seasoning it
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reviewed Reviewed What would be an appropriate gluten-free substitute for breadcrumbs?
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comment Where can I buy kosher salt in London?
I think it's worth pointing out that it's the 'Maldon Sea Salt Flakes', specifically the 'flakes', that are the same as kosher salt... traditionally in the UK we know the term 'sea salt' more as rock salt that you'd see in salt grinders, whereas the natural characteristic pyramid shapes of flaked sea salt is the same as what Americans call 'kosher salt'.
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answered Where can I buy kosher salt in London?
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comment Does adding salt help water boil faster?
@Sam, I would avoid using altitude as a way to speed up boiling (not that it's even easy do). It boils faster because it's at a lower temperature, and for most uses (eg. Tea), the temperature of the water is an important factor, not just the fact that it's boiling.
Mar
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comment Where can I source Mexican chilies in the UK?
I actually have the Cambridge Chilli Farm about 2 miles away from my home too, but having spoken to them in the past at a craft fair they didn't sell chillies on their own. Now they list chipotles for sale though, so I might give them another try.
Mar
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comment Where can I source Mexican chilies in the UK?
That site looks very promising, with free delivery with orders over £50... might have to stock up on some other mexican essentials too.
Mar
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comment Where can I source Mexican chilies in the UK?
I've been able to find the chillies for the Thai food I cook from asian/oriental supermarkets, but I guess I'll have to have a harder look next time for other varieties.
Mar
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comment Can I prepare instant noodles in the microwave?
Yes, I may have got the timings wrong for the thinner variety of ramen. I usually cook the thicker variety (Batchelor's Super Noodles), and even on the packet they have similar instructions to the ones I listed.
Mar
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comment Where can I source Mexican chilies in the UK?
btw, just a comment about spelling the edit by @Flimzy. In the UK we spell it 'chilli', the same with the other couple of spelling changes (see Wikipedia). I suppose if we're discussing the Mexican varieties I guess we should use the spelling 'chile'. I'm not sure whether there is a US language requirement on StackExchange, but if not, I would suggest using the spelling of the country in focus.
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revised Can I prepare instant noodles in the microwave?
Previous submission was a mistake and therefore an unfinished answer
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answered Can I prepare instant noodles in the microwave?