Author Archives: Andrew Campbell

More Halloween treats…Intestines

These are easily made with packet puff pastry. Roll into 3″ strips and sprinkle with a little cheese, roll up with the cheese inside keeping the rolls as long as possible. Pack into a dish and cook in the oven avoiding too much colouring. Using food colouring or tomato ketchup add a suitable amount of […]

What is a pressure cooker, and what does it do?

A pressure cooker works on a simple principle: Steam pressure. A sealed pot, with a lot of steam inside, builds up high pressure, which helps food cook faster. When was the pressure cooker invented? It was invented in the 1600s by a Frenchman, Denis Papin, who wanted to translate new discoveries in physics about pressure […]