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How to make bechamel sauce

Bechamel sauce or white sauce is one of the most versatile foundation sauces you can learn; once you’ve mastered it you can use it for anything from lasagne to soufflé and croquettes.

Australian Women's Weekly|Jan 02, 2020

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  • How to make the perfect Christmas pudding

    To suet or not to suet? Can I leave out the booze? Is it sacrilegious to use a microwave? We answer some frequently asked questions about the fine art of pudding-making.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Nov 21, 2019

  • How to make and use preserved lemons

    Our Test Kitchen experts show you how easy it is to preserve your own lemons. The mildly tart but intensely lemony flavour will add a distinctive North African taste to your stews and sauces.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Mar 14, 2019

  • How to cook burghul

    Burghul is an exceptionally versatile grain that is not only easy to cook, but a delicious way to add texture to any dish.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Feb 10, 2019

  • How to make your own pizza dough

    Making your own pizza dough or bread is easier than you think. Our Test Kitchen experts show you how to get perfect results every time.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Oct 29, 2018

  • How to cook crispy-skinned salmon in a pan

    Cooking salmon fillets in a pan is an easy way to get a tasty and healthy dinner on the table, and the best way we know to get irresistibly crispy salmon skin.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Oct 24, 2018

  • How to cook white rice perfectly

    When cooking white rice it's important to follow a few simple rules to get the most out of this versatile grain.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Oct 04, 2018

  • How to soften hard brown sugar

    We've all been there before - you're reaching into your pantry to get the sugar out for your cake batter and boom! You're hit with a jar of rock-hard, solidified brown sugar that won't budge.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Oct 04, 2018

  • How to pickle beetroot at home

    Pickled beetroot is a delicious and vibrant condiment that livens up any meat platter or salad instantly - and it's so easy to make at home.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Jun 02, 2018

  • How to prepare oysters

    Fran Abdallaoui and Pamela Clark prise open some top oyster tips and offer zingy little dressings for elegant entertaining.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Dec 18, 2017

  • How to make sugar syrup and caramel

    There’s no need to be afraid of a pan of hot toffee! With these tips, you’ll be spinning and swirling your way to sugary bliss.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Sep 13, 2017