Clean your mushrooms with a silicone pastry brush

There are a few different ways you can clean mushrooms (as long as you’re not running them under water). I used to go down the route of wiping the mushrooms with a damp paper towel, but now I just use a silicone pastry brush to quickly brush off any visible dirt. The silicone seems toContinue reading “Clean your mushrooms with a silicone pastry brush”

Preventing Waste with Tomato Paste

Otherwise known as tomato puree. Spoon out heaped tablespoons of leftover tomato paste onto pieces of cling film. Twist the ends of each section like a candy wrapper and store in the freezer. Throw a ball of tomato paste into whatever you’re cooking, straight from frozen. You’ll never throw out half a tin of tomatoContinue reading “Preventing Waste with Tomato Paste”