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Tips & Tricks

Here at Delmaine we spend a fair amount of time in the kitchen. The one thing we have learned in all that time is that there is no end to what we can learn. We have gathered below a host of the most interesting and useful tips, hints, tricks and helping hands we can bring together. That’s not to say we have all the answers and we are always eager to hear from our customers and to take more opportunities to learn.  

Using beans in your meals instead of meat

Using beans in your meals instead of meat

Beans make an excellent substitute for meat in lots of dishes. Try them as the 'mince' in a Shepherd's Pie, the 'lamb' in a casserole, or the tuna in a salad.
Substituting canned beans for dried beans

Substituting canned beans for dried beans

Often you don't have the  time to soak dried beans overnight and substituting with canned beans is a great option. But remember, dried beans nearyl double in weight and volume when soaked, so the rule of thumb when substituting is used two cans of beans for every cup of dried beans.
New ways to use your left over pasta

New ways to use your left over pasta

Leftover pasta can be great in fritatta - something you may not have heard of before. Mix the pasta with the eggs and any extra add ons, and then cook it altogether until its set.

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