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How to thicken dishes - Kitchen Store Cupboard Essential COOKING INFORMATION

This is only my opinion but I think one of the things that puts a lot of would be cooks off getting started is the need to mess around with flour or Cornflour when making a savoury dish. Or making a sauce which requires a roux to start with. Or making your own gravy for a roast dinner. Well there is no need to go down that route at all, just get hold of a container of . . .

McDougall's Thickener

Transform sweet and savoury dishes with the help of McDougall's Instant Thickening Granules. Whether you are cooking a casserole, a stew, soup or a pie filling, use this thickener to add body to your dish.

Simply bring your dish to the boil, remove it from the heat and stir in the granules. Place the pan back on the heat and continue to stir, using a spoon or a whisk, until the granules have dissolved and the liquid has thickened.

These granules also work as the perfect thickening agent for gravy, as well as for classic white sauce recipes. McDougalls has been a family favourite for countless years. If you would like to learn more about McDougalls or to find some of the McDougalls recipe ideas visit

McDougalls Instant Thickening Granules produce smooth results for gravy, sauces and casseroles. Easy to stir into dishes. Whisk into milk and butter for white sauces. Or even thicken a coulis with it as you can also use it for desserts where you find a need.

McDougalls Instant Thickening Granules is suitable for vegetarians, vegans and coeliacs.


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