PASTA AND RICE
Cook pasta on the hob and add to the dish at
the end of the cook time.
Rice should be the 'easy cook' type. Use
250ml (½ pint) stock to 100g (4oz) rice.
Cooking time up to 6 hours.
DRIED BEANS AND FRUIT
Soak overnight prior to cooking.
DRIED RED KIDNEY BEANS AND ALL
OTHER VARIETIES OF BEANS SHOULD
BE RINSED, COVERED WITH FRESH
WATER IN A SAUCEPAN ON THE HOB
AND BROUGHT TO THE BOIL FOR AT
LEAST 10 MINUTES BEFORE DRAINING
AND ADDING TO THE DISH.
Canned beans may be placed in the dish with
other raw ingredients as they have already
Only the softening of fruit can be carried out
using slow cook. The jam or marmalade must
be boiled up on the hob.
Chutney may thicken sufficiently after slow
cooking if left to stand or may require boiling
on the hob.