Nigella Lawson was on BBC Two for her Christmas special of Cook, Eat, Repeat and showed fans how to make a special black bread – with an odd hack using a shower cap.
The cooking guru, 60, put a shower cap on over her bowl of dough while leaving it to prove.
Stirring the dough until it becomes a "dense sticky mixture", Nigella sticks a rather snazzy leopard print shower cap over the top of the bowl.
She explains: "All it needs from me is to cover it to prove for about 16 hours or until it's really risen in volume with a wonderfully spongy surface."
The black bread recipe looked decadent with a list of ingredients including Irish stout, dark rye flour, and nigella seeds.
Nigella served it up with smoked salmon and a sprinkle of dill.
Her fans didn't fail to notice the ingenious use of the shower cap and noted the interesting, waste-saving hack on Twitter.
One person commented: "Sat here Aperol spritz in hand contemplating making them right now #CookEatRepeat love the shower cap on the bowl for proving."
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Another eagle-eyed viewer asked: "Anyone else just purchased a leopard print shower cap specifically to cover bread dough when proving? @Nigella_Lawson #CookEatRepeat."
Someone else gushed: "Just saw using a shower cap to put over a bowl to prove, that’s such a good idea!"
Meanwhile, someone else mused about how the beautiful background scenery was made – with a snowy Christmas wonderland visible outside the kitchen window.
Nigella herself replied: "No, nothing is green screen. But we did have a snow machine."
This comes after she stunned viewers with her unique way of pronouncing the word "microwave", and shared her secret ingredient to take chilli-con-carne up to the next level.
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