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Overview

A recipe is really quite a simple thing (or should be): a list of ingredients, a method, and that's all there is to it. Unfortunately its not always the case.
Sometimes you might get the impression that a recipe, found in a magazine or on a web site, has been concocted especially to make you fail: approximations, missing ingredients, strange and incomprehensibles terms, etc.

It's not easy to succeed when trying a new recipe like this, so here are some tips to help you.

A few tips



A well explained recipe

I think that a good recipe needs to be fairly long. Not to do, but to read, because the more details and tips there are, the easier it will be to achieve good results. That's what I'm trying to do on these pages, following these simple rules:

The worst recipes

In newspapers and magazines you can sometimes find short recipes given by famous chefs or celebrities, of the type: "So-and-So's chocolate tart". Beware! This kind of recipe, in 8 lines or less (the author's photo is usually bigger than the recipe), is the worst for approximations, omissions and errors.

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