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Create Your Own KitchenAid To Complement Your Kitchen

The kitchen is the one room in the house where colours are usually clearly defined. Perhaps yours is postbox red and midnight black. Or cherrywood and marble. Or crisp white and stainless steel. Your kettle probably matches the toaster and your cupboards contrast beautifully with the fridge. By the time you’re done colour co-ordinating everything, your kitchen will often reflect your…
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The Best Christmas Gift Ideas Of 2019 For The Foodies In Your Life

How To Boil The Perfect Egg

FoodSweets and Desserts

Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies

The ultimate cookie-brownie upgrade, whoopie pies are like little mini cake sandwiches that you can hold – and gobble down – with just one hand. Soft, sweet and sumptuous, it’s not difficult to figure out how they earned the name they so richly deserve! They’re so easy to make and incredibly delicious, jammed together with a delectable filling. This recipe fuses chewy cocoa…
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Oh Là Là Lemon Tart

The Perfect Pastéis De Nata Should Look And Taste Like This

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West African Peanut Butter Chicken Moambe

This unusual and unexpectedly tasty chicken dish originates in West Africa and is a national favourite of the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Congo. It’s a type of chicken stew with a tasty, rich, spicy and nutty gravy. Although this recipe is based on the original, it doesn’t include palm oil and uses chicken breast instead of whole chicken pieces – but the taste stays…
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Crispy, Crunchy, Juicy, Melty Roast Pork Belly

Geschnetzeltes With Spaetzle Is A Match Made In Heaven

Drinks

Sparkling Blueberry Lemonade

When hot summer days roll around and the sun’s already beating down by 10am, it’s always good to have ice cold refreshing drinks ready to go. Served in a large pitcher with loads of ice, a handful of frozen blueberries and a couple of lemon slices, blueberry lemonade is a delicious, fruity thirst quencher with benefits. The fibre content of blueberries helps to reduce the total amount…
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Stop And Sip The Roses With A Pot Of Blooming Tea

Turkish Delight Martini Is A Pink Drink With A Twist

FoodSweets and Desserts

Oh Là Là Lemon Tart

Lemon tart is one of the original greats – a timeless dessert that cleanses the palate with a blast of citrus, while soothing a sweet tooth at the same time. Tart, zingy and refreshing, it’s the perfect end to a meal, whether served on its own or with a dollop of fresh cream to soften the edges. When life gives you lemons, make lemon tart! Just about every bakery in Paris…
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Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies

The Perfect Pastéis De Nata Should Look And Taste Like This

Hints and Tips

How To Sterilize Glass Jars For Bottling And Canning

When making jams, preserves, chutneys, cordials, canned vegetables or pickles, the idea is to keep them airtight and ready to eat for long periods of time. To prevent the contents from spoiling or growing mould, your jars should be properly sterilised as part of the canning process. Keep in mind that you should never use any bottles with chips or nicks on the lip of the jar, or any cracks in the…
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How To Clarify Butter

How To Boil The Perfect Egg

Drinks

Stop And Sip The Roses With A Pot Of Blooming Tea

There’s something quite amazing about making a pot of blooming tea. It almost feels like magic, as you see the bud unfurl into this beautiful blossom in the teapot, right there in front of your eyes. The tea buds are made by binding tea leaves and flowers together into a bulb, then setting them to dry. When steeped, the bundle expands and unfolds in a process that emulates a blooming flower…
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Sparkling Blueberry Lemonade

Turkish Delight Martini Is A Pink Drink With A Twist

FoodSweets and Desserts

The Perfect Pastéis De Nata Should Look And Taste Like This

Pasteis de nata are little Portuguese custard tarts that – when baked to absolute perfection – harbour a well of creamy vanilla egg custard in a crispy puff pastry shell, lightly burnt on top, melting in the mouth after just a few chews. Many have tried to make these to the traditional recipe but getting the combination of flavour and texture just right takes time, patience and…
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Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Oh Là Là Lemon Tart

FoodSauces and Condiments

A Bit Of Onion Jam Goes With Everything

Onion jam is a sweet and sour jelly preserve that you’ll find yourself using in so many different ways. It marries well with most meats, with brie and crackers, in quiches, on sandwiches, on sausages, on hotdogs and of course slathered onto hamburgers. Your family will love having this blobbed on top of just about anything and you’ll make very good friends if you share a bottle or two.
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Add A Tangy Kick With Preserved Lemons

Piccalilli Is A Curious, Luminous, Distinctly Delicious Pickle Relish

FoodSweets and Desserts

Eye-popping Orange Bundt Cake

You’ll always know if you’re eating Bundt cake from its distinctive circular shape, doughnut hole in the middle and ornate, oblong ridges and plumes around the outside. The original Bundt shape was inspired by the Gugelhupf, a traditional yeast baked cake enjoyed across Europe. Have you ever seen the beautifully designedBundtpans up close? They’re…
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Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Oh Là Là Lemon Tart

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Kitchen Tools

Create Your Own KitchenAid To Complement Your Kitchen

The kitchen is the one room in the house where colours are usually clearly defined. Perhaps yours is postbox red and midnight black. Or cherrywood and marble. Or crisp white and stainless steel. Your kettle probably matches the toaster…
FoodSweets and Desserts

Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies

The ultimate cookie-brownie upgrade, whoopie pies are like little mini cake sandwiches that you can hold – and gobble down – with just one hand. Soft, sweet and sumptuous, it’s not difficult to figure out how they…