Cook The Perfect...

Cook The Perfect...

Discover cooking techniques and tips to help you perfect your cooking know-how. Jenni Murray and Jane Garvey are joined by leading chefs and food writers who share their secrets for perfect home-cooked dishes. Part of Radio 4's Woman's Hour.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • Diana Henry with a feta and orange salad

    Mon, 17 Mar 14

    Duration:
    8 mins

    Food writer Diana Henry has a new book, A Change of Appetite: Where Healthy Meets Delicious. She creates a feta and orange salad with honeyed almonds which is not just delicious but also 'accidentally healthy'.

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  • Falafels with Jack Monroe

    Wed, 26 Feb 14

    Duration:
    11 mins

    Jack Monroe made a name for herself as a food blogger who writes recipes for people on a tight budget. Today she Cooks The Perfect...Chickpea, Carrot & Coriander Falafels

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  • Allegra McEvedy's Hangover Eggs

    Tue, 31 Dec 13

    Duration:
    6 mins

    Allegra McEvedy is no stranger to a good party and here she prepares the perfect antidote for a sore head. It's easy to prepare and delicious.

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  • James Morton's Stollen 16th Dec 2013

    Tue, 17 Dec 13

    Duration:
    9 mins

    James Morton was runner-up on The Great British Bake Off 2012. He learned to bake with his grandmother, growing up in the Shetland Isles. With the Christmas season in mind, James shows Jane how to cook the perfect Stollen.

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  • Allegra McEvedy's Pork Chops with pears, ginger and lentils

    Wed, 20 Nov 13

    Duration:
    11 mins

    Pears make the perfect partner to pork. Add some ginger for sweetness and spice and serve with lentils for a satisfying autumn meal. Plus Allegra gives her tips on how to cook the perfect pork chop.

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  • Mark Hix's Cauliflower Cheese

    Mon, 4 Nov 13

    Duration:
    8 mins

    Mark shares his recipe for his ultimate comfort food, which involves a couple of subtle twists on the traditional recipe

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  • Natalie Coleman's Scallops with Beetroot

    Thu, 24 Oct 13

    Duration:
    9 mins

    Masterchef winner Natalie Coleman gives her expert tips for preparing the perfect scallops.

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  • Rachel Khoo's roast duck wraps

    Thu, 10 Oct 13

    Duration:
    8 mins

    This is a brilliant take on the Chinese classic of Peking Duck with plum sauce. The duck is roasted with Sauternes wine and grapes, which are then blended to make a sweet sauce. Perfect wrapped in a lettuce leaf or a traditional Chinese pancake.

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  • Shelina Permalloo's student meal: Egg Rougaille

    Thu, 3 Oct 13

    Duration:
    7 mins

    Mauritian cuisine is classic fusion food. This recipe has huge depth of flavour from European herbs, chilli heat and Indian flavourings of ginger, coriander and garlic. Easy to make and cheap, it's an ideal student meal.

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  • Deb Perelman Cooks The Perfect...Apple Cake

    Tue, 24 Sep 13

    Duration:
    7 mins

    Deb Perelman writes the hugely popular US food blog Smitten Kitchen. She's a self-taught cook and aims to show that you don't need to be a trained chef, have fussy ingredients or even a big kitchen to produce delicious food.

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