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Yo Ho, a Bottle of Rum

If you want a change from the customary vodka, try mixing up these rum cocktails. Christmas Coffee – pour 2 tbsp white rum in a coffee cup, top up with black coffee and stir in 2 tsp of brown sugar, … Continue reading

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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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5 Quick Canapé Ideas

Entertaining can be a nightmare, so here are 20 quick canapé ideas which will help you on your way to flawless entertaining!! Salt beef on rye bread with mustard sauce – Cut out 18 small squares of rye bread (about 3 … Continue reading

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Tips to make a Charming Cheeseboard

I love cheese, I will quite literally go in the fridge and have a nibble off the block. My particular favourite is a extra extra mature cheddar from M&S which makes you smack your lips in yumminess!! New cheeses are … 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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