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Stock

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Stock flavours your dishes and but is a great low-fat way of while keeping them light. And as we prefer natural stock to shop-bought cubes, here are our recipes and advice to...

31/10/2008

Yeast

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We want our bread to rise, our muffins to come out of the oven full and our cakes to be light, but what kind or yeast should you use and how much do you need? Can you use making...

31/10/2008

Marinades

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What better than marinade to give meat or fish with incomparable flavour. Marinades are ideal for barbecues and you can experiment with all kinds of sweet, spicy and exotic flavours...

31/10/2008

Olives

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Green, black, crimson, natural, stoned, crushed, tinned, preserved, fresh from the market or the tree, olives are a delicacy, especially in Southern Europe. The olive is a very...

31/10/2008

Lamb

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Eaten in many countries throughout the world, lamb is particularly popular in the Mediterranean and eaten at Easter traditionally. It's very versatile, goes well with many spices...

31/10/2008

Tomatoes

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Round and juicy, reminiscent of summer and bright dishes. This essential ingredient of Italian cooking is one of the most popular vegetables - although it is in fact a fruit...

31/10/2008

How to make soufflé

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Another sorry, deflated soufflé attempt, even when you follow the recipe to the letter and beat your egg white into perfectly firm peaks? Don't despair - soufflé isn't impossible...

31/10/2008

Using up leftovers: quiches, cakes and puddings

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The day after a New Year’s celebration, a weekend with friends or a birthday party, you often end up with leftovers in your fridge. Here's our advice on using your leftover food...

31/10/2008

Salads and lettuces

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Salad comes in all shapes and colours, from green to purple and even red, and sizes too, from big leaves to small shoots. The flavours also differ, from sweet to bitter, but...

31/10/2008

7 Smoothies You Have To Try

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Delicious and healthy, here are 7 smoothies you have to try, one for each day of the week. Smoothie maker at the ready... whizz, pour and enjoy. Kale Ginger Detox Smoothie This...

31/10/2008

Waffles

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Perfect for dessert, a snack or a treat at any time of day, waffles can be spread with anything sweet, savoury and even alcoholic. Warning: they're hard to resist! Waffle histor...

13/08/2008

Strawberries

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Love strawberries? Join the club! Indulge your cravings with our delicious strawberry recipes, and check out our guide to the varieties of strawberries and cooking with them...

12/08/2008

Steak tartare

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In Ancient Greece, Tartare was hell, where the ungodly and wicked were sent. What's the link between hell and a raw French delicacy? None. The origins of the word go back to...

27/05/2008

Carrots

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A vegetable, a root vegetable or a fruit? Raw or cooked, savoury or sweet, the carrot is a staple ingredient in many dishes (not forgetting carrot cake!). Why not be a little...

03/04/2008

Celery & celeriac

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We don't always give that much thought to celery and celeriac, yet they crop up everywhere. It's not always obvious what to cook them with...let us give you some insight. Check...

31/03/2008

Citrus fruit

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Citrus fruits originate from South East Asia and were introduced to Europe in the Middle Ages (except for the citron, traces of which were found in BC Europe). Here's our guide...

12/03/2008

Vegetables of the cabbage family

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Known for its strong taste and smell, cabbage is a much-maligned vegetable, but cabbage and its Brassicaceae or crucifer relatives have so many good qualities it's a shame to...

12/03/2008

Beef

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Beef is a staple of British cuisine. We all know our roast beef, steak and kebabs, but there's much more than that to beef and a huge range of ways of cooking it, from fancy...

04/03/2008

Choosing, preparing and cooking fish

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Fish can be so simple - and so difficult. It is a mystery to many, and while fishfingers are easy to cook, it's a shame not to treat your tastebuds to the many delicate, delicious...

28/02/2008

Soup

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Packed with vitamins, soup fills you up and tastes great, especially when it’s homemade. Complicated? Not at all: it’s incredibly simple, and easy on your wallet too. Follow...

25/02/2008