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5 Champagne Cocktails

If you’re cracking open the bubbly, let your drinks do the talking! Champagne Cocktails – place a brown suger cube in the bottom of six Champagne glasses and soak each with a drop of Angostura bitters. Top with Champagne and … 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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