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Be an Eco Cook!

I have always been conscious of my carbon footprint and I can’t stand waste. Here are a few tips for saving water, the planet and money while you’re at it. Plan your meals so you can make a concise shopping … Continue reading

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Basic Biscuit Dough

This is a key recipe for you repitoire, it allows to to whip up double the amount needed for between 1 -2 dozen depending on biscuit size. I suggest freezing half. You can make this basic recipe and then add … Continue reading

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30 Ways To Make Your Cooking Go From Good to Great: Part 3

And finally, part 3! 21. As you cook try and get a sense of what flavours work well together: peas, mint and feta; basil and tomatos; pork and garlic.   22. Perfect the skill of cooking a 2cm steak: remove … Continue reading

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30 Ways To Make Your Cooking Go From Good to Great: Part 2

Part one received some great feedback so here’s part two! 11. Use your freezer! I always, always, always would advocate making double or triple and freezing the leftovers. This idea works for everything from lasanga, spag bol, soups, stocks, bread.  12. Cheeseboard … Continue reading

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30 Ways To Make Your Cooking Go From Good to Great: Part 1

A fantastic piece in Good Food with some really good tips. Hope they help! 1. READ the recipe from start to finish before starting it. Make sure you have all the ingredients and the equipment. 2. When you go food … Continue reading

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