Delia's How To Cook

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 2 - Fish

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Delia removes the ‘fear factor’ from cooking fish in this programme. She begins by tackling perhaps the most frightening fish of all - the humble herring.

Season 2, Episode 1 - Store Cupboard

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Delia advises on an essential part of a cook’s repertoire - store cupboard ingredients. There are around 40 items - from unrefined sugar to star anise - that she wouldn’t be without.
Season 1

Season 1, Episode 10 - Rice

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Many cooks have trouble with rice, but not if they follow Delia’s fail-safe advice and, above all, her golden rule - leave it alone.

Season 1, Episode 9 - Pasta

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Delia gives viewers the lowdown on the simple techniques of cooking good pasta to achieve the perfect Italian meal.

Season 1, Episode 8 - The Potato

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A filling staple in meals around the world, Delia shows there is much more to the humble spud than chips. Having run through the different ways of obtaining maximum flavour, she demonstrates a wealth of recipes for this most versatile of vegetables - creamy mash, crunchy-skinned potatoes with various fillings, scrumptious ...

Season 1, Episode 7 - Sauces And Batters

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Delia takes another look at flour power, this time demonstrating the art of making light, lump-free sauces and batters which will never curdle if you follow her simple rules. Recipes include Canadian buttermilk pancakes with maple syrup, a traditional toad-in-the-hole and there is amazing news of a flour for sauces which n...

Season 1, Episode 6 - Cakes And Biscuits

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Aspiring cooks with a sweet tooth will love this episode, as Delia demystifies cakes and biscuits. Home-made varieties contain no preservatives or E numbers.

Season 1, Episode 5 - Pastry

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Delia gives an easy first lesson in the art of making pastry with a shortcrust flan and flaky pastry. Demonstrating just how easy it is to create simple but delicious meals, she bakes a smoked fish quiche, her own version of pumpkin pie and a bite-sized alternative to mince pies - caramelised mincemeat ravioli.

Season 1, Episode 3 - Eggs: Souffles, Custards And Hollandaise

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Delia shows how the simple technique of separating an egg yolk from the white can open up a whole range of easy-to-cook possibilities.

Season 1, Episode 2 - Eggs: Omelettes

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Delia continues on the theme of eggs, this time concentrating on the versatile omelette, from light and fluffy, to the classic Spanish tortilla. She also demonstrates a dinner-party masterpiece of eggs en cocotte with morel mushrooms.