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)

  • Mexican Enchiladas

    Mon, 15 Dec 14

    9 mins

    Margarita Carrillo Arronte is a global ambassador for Mexican cuisine and has been teaching, studying and cooking Mexican food for over 30 years. She shared her recipe for Enchiladas with red and green salsa. The recipe is taken from her book 'Mexico the Cookbook’ a bible of authentic Mexican home cooking.

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  • 3 Wise Chefs Christmas Dinner

    Fri, 12 Dec 14

    31 mins

    Cook the Perfect Christmas Dinner with Allegra McEvedy, Yotam Ottolenghi and Trine Hahnemann. On the menu, roast goose with golden breadcrumb and herb stuffing. Root mash with wine braised shallots; brussels sprouts with caramelised garlic and lemon peel; and Scandinavian style rice pudding with hot cherry sauce.

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  • Raspberry Jam with Thane Prince

    Fri, 31 Oct 14

    9 mins

    Thane Prince was the preserves judge on BBC Two’s The Big Allotment Challenge, spent 11 years as the Telegraph’s Weekend Cook and is the author of 12 books. Her latest book is Perfect Preserves and she joined Jenni to cook the perfect Raspberry Jam.

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  • Ricotta Stuffed Aubergines with Anjum Anand

    Wed, 22 Oct 14

    6 mins

    Indian chef, cookery writer and TV presenter Anjum Anand cooks up a delicious and simple vegetarian dish for the Diwali festival. Ricotta Stuffed Aubergines in Tomato Sauce is taken from her new book 'Anjum's Quick&Easy Indian'

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  • Drop Scones

    Wed, 1 Oct 14

    9 mins

    Hugh Fearnley- Whittingstall shares his recipe for these delicious gluten free breakfast pancakes from his new book: 'River Cottage Light & Easy'.

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  • Banana Bread with Ruby Tandoh

    Wed, 1 Oct 14

    7 mins

    Bake Off 2013 finalist Ruby Tandoh shares her recipe for the perfect Banana Bread.

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  • Ratatouille with Michel Roux senior

    Thu, 25 Sep 14

    11 mins

    Michel Roux senior joined Jenni to talk about his travels along the length and breadth of France to research his new book, The Essence of French Cooking, and he shared his recipe for the perfect Ratatouille from the Provence.

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  • Barnsley chop with Tom Kerridge

    Thu, 4 Sep 14

    13 mins

    Michelin star British chef Tom Kerridge cooked a quick and delicious Barnsley chop with a twist. Our own Barnsley lass, Jenni Murray, was impressed. The recipe is taken from 'Tom Kerridge's Best Ever Dishes.'

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  • Black Forest gateau

    Wed, 27 Aug 14

    8 mins

    Claire Clark, one of the top pastry chefs in the world, shows us how to cook the perfect Black Forest Gateau from Germany.

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  • Meera Sodha's Daily Dal

    Wed, 30 Jul 14

    14 mins

    This is one of Meera's most treasured recipes from her Mum. It’s a fool proof dish, delicious, endlessly adaptable and best of all, really easy to make.

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