The times given for Preparation time', Cooking time and Total time are can be rather subjective and are provided as a rough guide only. Sometimes the allocated to a task may not require constant attention in the kitchen; waiting for an oven to reach temperature, for example.
The time it takes someone to prepare a recipe varies according to their skill level. We have tried to take into account other factors such as preheating an oven and a little tidying of the kitchen and its tools after a given task.
Sometimes the cooking time may have been included in the preparation time of a recipe.
The total time may not be an exact sum of the preparation time and the cooking time but a rounding up of the two.
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