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How to freeze mushrooms

How to freeze mushrooms

Can you freeze mushrooms? Yes! Freezing fresh mushrooms is actually pretty straightforward and quick. Want to know how? Read on to find out all our tips and tricks for freezing mushrooms.

Chopped salads: Your ultimate guide

Discover the art of making a delicious chopped salad with our easy-to-follow guide. Learn how to chop and combine all your ingredients together like a pro, embracing the viral salad trend that's all the rage. This chicken chopped salad recipe is not only quick and nutritious but also perfectly tailored to fit into your busy lifestyle.
Chef tipping out food from air fryer basket

What to cook in an air fryer

Learn all about air frying with our latest article about what to cook in your new air fryer. From understanding the basics of how an air fryer works to discovering a variety of delicious recipes, including chips, sweet potato fries, chicken thighs, salmon, chicken nuggets and even churros, this guide is your ticket to healthier, quicker and tastier meals.
Chicken Normandy in cast-iron pan with lid and wooden board, with Meat & Roast Seasoning from Just Spices

How to season cast iron

Master the art of seasoning your cast-iron pan! Use our handy step-by-step guide to learn the benefits of seasoning, as well as essential tips for maintaining your hard-won non-stick surface. Elevate your cooking game today and discover delicious new ideas for cooking with cast iron.
How to cook salmon

How to cook salmon

Immerse yourself in the world of salmon cooking with our comprehensive guide! Start your journey with tips on how to select the freshest salmon and set the stage for a delicious meal. Discover the different ways to cook salmon, from grilling to poaching and learn how to achieve the perfect doneness. We'll also give you tips on the ideal temperatures to cook salmon to your liking. This guide will take your salmon dishes to new heights!
How to cook steak

How to cook steak

Want to learn how to cook the perfect steak at home? Then this article is just right for you! Learn the secrets to selecting the best cuts of meat, prepping your steak and achieving the ideal cook — whether you prefer it rare, medium, or well-done. Get ready to impress at your next meal with the ultimate steak experience!
How to cook pasta: A step-by-step guide

How to cook pasta: A step-by-step guide

Master the art of making the perfect pasta dish every time! From choosing the ideal type of pasta to knowing when to cook it al dente, our expert guidance will transform your pasta nights. Plus, delve into the world of spice blends and unique pasta recipes. Get ready to improve your culinary skills and indulge in the authentic taste of perfectly cooked pasta!
Perfect chicken schnitzel

How to cook schnitzel

Discover the secrets to making the perfect chicken schnitzel at home! From choosing the right cut of chicken to achieving a crispy golden crust, our expert tips will have you cooking schnitzels that wow. Plus, explore variations for veggie schnitzel ideas. Get ready to elevate your cooking skills and savour the deliciousness of home-made schnitzel!
White Quinoa in a wooden bowl

How to cook quinoa

Once you’ve tried quinoa, you can’t go without it! Find out more about the superfood and why it is so good for your health. We’ll also show you how to cook quinoa in different ways and what spice blends are best for your quinoa recipes.
Raw beetroot

How to cook beetroot

Not sure how to properly cook beetroot? In this article we'll show you how to boil, bake or stir fry beetroot. You can also learn some more about the health benefits of beetroot and immediately start cooking with the help of our recipes and spice blends!
How to cook asparagus

How to cook asparagus

If you want to be well prepared for asparagus season, this article is for you! We'll show you everything you need to know like how to recognise fresh asparagus, how to freeze it and how to cook asapargus in different ways. Of course, we've also included some delicious asparagus recipes!
Cooked Rice in a pot

How to cook rice

Still missing the perfect way to cook rice? We'll show you how to cook rice perfectly - in just a few steps! If you still need some more inspiration, we'll also show you our favourite rice recipes and which spices go best with rice!
Chilli con carne in bowl with vine tomatoes, chillis and herbs. Seasoned with Chilli con Carne Seasoning from Just Spices.

How to freeze chilli con carne: A step-by-step guide

You can easily freeze chili con carne. There are just a few things you should consider beforehand. We’ll take you with us step-by-step and show you how to properly freeze chili con carne.
Sliced pizza with cheese, olives and peppers on a wooden board

How to reheat pizza: A step-by-step guide

Pizza never fails to delight, no matter where it’s from: your beloved Italian spot, the local delivery place, straight from the freezer or your own fair hands. But what do you do with leftovers? How do you reheat pizza properly? To avoid the disappointment of a soggy slice the next day, there are a few simple tricks you should know. These tips are your ticket to ensuring that your leftover pizza remains just as crispy and tantalising as the moment it was served.
One-pot pasta seasoned with Just Spices

One-pot pasta: How to simplify your dinner game

Are you looking for a delicious lunch or dinner that is easy to prepare and only takes a few steps? It's perfect that you only need a single pot as equipment for our delicious one pot pasta.
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