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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

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  • 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 cook asparagus

    Fresh Australian asparagus is finally in its short-but-sweet spring season. To make the most of its abundance, we take you though how to turn out tender, perfectly cooked asparagus.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Sep 11, 2017

  • How to cook fluffy couscous perfectly

    It's the ideal base for quick and easy lunches and a great way to bulk up any meal, and here, we explain how to prepare perfectly fluffy couscous without the lumps.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Sep 08, 2017

  • How to prepare and eat artichokes

    Often placed in the too-hard basket due to its thorny, armour-like leaves, the globe artichoke is actually surprisingly easy to prepare. Here, our food experts show you how to get it right without the fuss.

    Now to love|Aug 28, 2017

  • How to make choux pastry

    Our food experts Fran Abdallaoui and Pamela Clark reveal the secrets to preparing choux pastry, a technique that is easy to master with a little practice.

    Now to love|Jun 19, 2017

  • Perfect last minute Christmas gift ideas for foodies

    The countdown is on until Christmas, which can be very stressful when you're stuck for gift ideas! We're here to help out with this list of cooking classes that make a perfect last minute Christmas gifts for your favourite foodie.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Mar 31, 2017

  • How to carve a Christmas ham

    When it comes to making that first slice into your gorgeously glazed Christmas ham it can be daunting to know where to begin! Let us show you how to carve a Christmas ham like a pro for your Christmas dinner.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Mar 31, 2017

  • How to freeze mangoes

    If you tend to fall victim to the winter doldrums, you can bring back the magic of summer in a flash by freezing your fresh mangoes to enjoy year-round - you'll thank us for these tips come mid-July!

    Australian Women's Weekly|Mar 13, 2017