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Ros Rants: On the subject of sugar

I am no stranger to a sweet treat – in fact, I love them! From pieces of Original Beans Pura Malingas Peruvian 75% chocolate to snack on, to gorgeous fruit crumbles, there isn’t much I don’t like.

The one thing that all diets have in common is that sugar is the baddie. However, when humans first started cooking, sugar was viewed as a treat, mainly because it was so hard to come by.

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Ros Rants: Don’t Sweat the Onions

Cookery School at Little Portland Street founder Rosalind Rathouse occasionally reads, hears or sees something that gets her attention and inspires her to have a say. We call this Ros’s Rants… 

 

Last week I was alerted to a tweet that stated the author felt deceived by the cooking community after he had read a 2012 article on Slate.com about how long it really takes to caramelise an onion (35-40 minutes) versus what a recipe typically says (5-8 minutes).

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6 things every fresher should know

Hands up, who worries that their children will head out into the big wide world and live on baked beans and takeaway pizza?

We can’t teach your kids to grow money or write a top quality essay but we can give our top tips to help them in the kitchen when living in self-catered accommodation or a shared house.

 

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Buddy up: Cooking for one is much less cost-effective than cooking for four.

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