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30 August 2015

Today in Photo

So I made lasagne last night. It was really really good. I even managed a passable bechamel sauce to layer it with. Achievement unlocked? #domesticgoddess #cooking

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  1. Do you have the recipe for a no beating necessary cake?

  2. Please gimme the recipe in simple words that a first time lasagne maker might follow...

  3. Hi both,
    I get a lot of my recipes, including this one, off Food 52, a website that compiles recipes from users and famous chefs. Shirsha, lasagne is a bit tricky, as it requires several steps, but if you'd like to try it, search for Birthday Lasagne on Food 52. Dee, how about a banana bread? Minimal beating!


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