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Rich Butternut Soup

Butternut soup is creamy, thick, smooth, silky, nutty, healthy, satisfying and easy to make. When those cooler evenings start, butternut soup with its sunny orange colour is the perfect way to warm up your mood and the cold. Need a starter that’ll get spoons dipping as soon as the bowls arrive? This is it. Looking for a main that’s light and filling at the same time? Ladle a few extra…
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Rosemary And Sea Salt Focaccia

Muesli Breakfast Bars

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Which Soft Cheese Is Which?

Do you know the difference between the various soft cheeses and their uses? If you don’t use them often enough, it can seem a little difficult to work out when to use which and what each is best suited for. Most soft cheeses have a short shelf life of just two weeks, so you want to make sure you buy what you need and then use it shortly afterwards. We’ll try steer you in the right…
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Fragrant Butter Chicken

Because it’s a mild curry that’s more about flavour than heat, butter chicken is probably the most popular curry dish in the world. Originating in Delhi in India, the chicken is cooked to tender perfection, drenched in a rich buttery sauce, soaked in a unique blend of spices. It’s a delicious alternative to grilled or roast chicken and doesn’t take much more time to…
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Chorizo And Lemon Prawns

Lamb Kebabs That Simply Fly Off The Plate

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Rosemary And Sea Salt Focaccia

Focaccia is a divine oven-baked Italian flatbread made with olive oil, quite similar in style to pizza dough. Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, focaccia is a popular appetiser because it’s light, easily shareable and a great starter on its own or dipped in olive oil and aged balsamic vinegar. Rosemary focaccia is a simple and delicious classic that you can dress up or down every…
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Rich Butternut Soup

Muesli Breakfast Bars

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Oh Hello Limoncello

Limoncello is a sharp and zesty lemon flavoured liqueur that hits you with a sour citrus punch before mellowing out to a fruity sweetness. Served in shot glasses for quick gulps or cordial glasses for sipping, limoncello should enjoy a permanent place on your drinks menu. It’s best served chilled, so keep one bottle in the fridge and another few stashed away in the freezer so that you…
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Sparkling Blueberry Lemonade

Stop And Sip The Roses With A Pot Of Blooming Tea

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Chorizo And Lemon Prawns

Prawns, prawns, prawns! How do we love thee, let us count the ways. There’s nothing more tasty and rewarding to make than succulent fresh prawns. They allow you to capture a taste of the sea and turn a simple meal into a masterpiece in just a few minutes. By combining its fleshy sweetness with the acidity of lemon and spice of chorizo, this meal is a vibrant, tangy combination that you can…
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Fragrant Butter Chicken

Lamb Kebabs That Simply Fly Off The Plate

FoodLight Meals and Snacks

Muesli Breakfast Bars

Mornings are sometimes such a rush and these muesli bars are easy to make and ready to go. You only need one hand to eat them and you can munch on the run. Apart from that, they’re a healthy breakfast option and will keep your hunger at bay right through to lunchtime. They’re perfect snacks to add to a school lunchbox, as part of a work lunch, or to take on a picnic or hike. And in…
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Rich Butternut Soup

Rosemary And Sea Salt Focaccia

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Best Banana Bread

Banana bread is something no home should be without. If you have kids around, expect it to disappear in a day or two. Unlike its savoury brown and white bread cousins, this loaf is really half-cake. It’s moist, sweet and keeps you pretty full for a long time, so it works just as well for breakfast on its own, as a dessert with custard, or anytime snack plain or toasted. Almost everyone grew…
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Homemade Clotted Cream

Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies

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Homemade Clotted Cream

Clotted cream is a silky, rich, yellow cream with a distinctive crust on the surface and a sweetish taste. While some cream may be poured or spooned on, clotted cream can only ever be spread or dolloped in blobs and globs that leave sticky trails everywhere. If it’s not thick enough to see your teeth marks after tucking into it, it’s just not proper clotted cream. There’s…
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Best Banana Bread

Scrumptious Chocolate Whoopie Pies

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Lamb Kebabs That Simply Fly Off The Plate

Lamb kebabs are beautiful, tender cubes of lamb marinated and skewered on a stick, interspersed with vegetables and grilled, roasted or barbecued to blackened perfection. Originally threaded onto long sticks and cooked over and open fire, this tasty meal originated in the Middle East, where they are called kebabs, and Greece, where they’re known as souvlaki. Whatever you call them, just…
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Fragrant Butter Chicken

Chorizo And Lemon Prawns

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Rich Butternut Soup

Butternut soup is creamy, thick, smooth, silky, nutty, healthy, satisfying and easy to make. When those cooler evenings start, butternut soup with its sunny orange colour is the perfect way to warm up your mood and the cold. Need a…
Hints and Tips

Which Soft Cheese Is Which?

Do you know the difference between the various soft cheeses and their uses? If you don’t use them often enough, it can seem a little difficult to work out when to use which and what each is best suited for. Most soft cheeses have…