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Raw or Cooked?

People who are health concious are always wondering which rumours about veg are true. is it better raw, do you cook all the goodness out, can you eat x, y and z raw or do they have to be cooked? … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Effortless Entertaining

Entertaining is always fun – as long as you’re not the host right? I’m the world’s worst host, I end up busying myself so much that I miss all the fun, and my other half always chastises me for not … Continue reading

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Veronica’s Chicken

Before you ask, I don’t know who Veronica is, I had this recipe passed down to me by my Mum, and I made a few simple changes to make it easier. You will need: frying pan, spatula, oven proof dish, … Continue reading

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Chilli Con Carne

This is another one of the first recipes I learnt to make (taught, again, by my Mummy) and you have the option (as with Lasagne and Spag Bol) to choose whether to cheat slightly or make all the sauces from scratch … 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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