Servings

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How much to cook
Use this guide to judge a sensible serving!

Guidelines to Servings and Portion Sizes

At first glance the procedure to amend a 4 person recipe to serve 2 people would seem to be obvious: simply divide all of the ingredients in two.

Although many recipes follow this rule, it is far from satisfactory. For this reason, we do not provide an automated portion adjustment.

I usually cook for 2 people, but most of the recipes I follow are for 4 people and to adapt them I find the following rough guidelines helpful: A theoretical recipe for 4, adjusted for 2 people

Be confident and trust your judgement, unless you are a real novice, your best guess is probably going to be pretty close.

Portion control is important!
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