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Tsoureki – Greek Easter Bread

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This plaited bread is traditionally served with red Easter eggs that have been dyed to represent the blood of Christ, or red rosebuds. Is is also traditionally prepared with an essence drawn from the seeds of Mediterranean wild cherries, called mahlepi. Ingredients 500 gm plain flour / strong bread flour 21 gm dried yeast 125 ml […]

Salmon and Kimchi Tacos

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Recipe by Jill Dupleix Ingredients 2 tbsp rice vinegar 1 tsp sugar 100g cucumber, finely sliced 1 tbsp olive oil 2 x 200g salmon fillets 100g prepared kimchi 8 crisp Mexican taco shells 100g wild rocket leaves 2 tbsp coriander sprigs Japanese togarashi or sesame seeds To Do Combine the vinegar and sugar, add the […]

Barbecued Mexican Style Butterflied Leg Of Lamb By Jamie Oliver

Blog Barbecued Mexican Style Butterflied Leg Lamb Jamie Oliver

Ingredients 1 x 2 kg leg of lamb 2 dried ancho chillies (see tip) ½ teaspoon black peppercorns 1 teaspoon pink peppercorns 2 teaspoons fennel seeds 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 1 lemon 1 teaspoon sweet smoked paprika 6 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 bunch of fresh oregano 4 cloves of garlic […]

Chocolate Coffee Roulade

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This stunning recipe is worth making a new family tradition for! It has a few stages, making it ideal for an afternoon in the kitchen with the family sharing, laughing and sipping champagne. The final result is certainly celebration worthy. Ingredients Sunflower oil for greasing 6 medium free-range egg whites 330gm golden caster sugar 2 […]

Coconut, Banana & Choc Chip Tea Cake

Coconut Morning Tea Cake Recipe

Ingredients 2 ripe bananas 2 large eggs (lightly beaten) 2 cups dark brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 10 tablespoons coconut oil (needs to be slightly warmed to liquify) 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon fine sea salt (plus more for sprinkling) 1/2cup dark chocolate chips 2 handfuls shredded coconut (sweetened or unsweetened) Method Heat oven […]

Classic Potato Salad Recipe

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Classic potato salad ideal for weekend barbecues, spring garden parties, or a family dinner. Ingredients 1kg evenly sized waxy potatoes, scraped clean 4 tsp white wine vinegar 1 tbsp French seeded mustard 2 tbsp sunflower or light olive oil 1 bunch of spring onions (about 8), trimmed 90g pickled cucumbers, gherkins or cornichons 3 hard-boiled […]

Blueberry Bread and Butter Pudding

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There are so many complicated bread and butter recipes, but sometimes keeping it simple is best and this recipe is evidence of that! From Smitten Kitten, I am loving this winter warmer which will delight everyone in the family. Ingredients 450g of sliced white bread or brioche 45g unsalted butter, softened or melted, plus a smidge […]

Matt Preston’s Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding

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This delicious recipe is for the weekend after you have been ‘good’ all week! Matt Preston’s Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding is perfect for dessert, as a midday treat, or just because you deserve it. Ingredients 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour 1 cup (220g) caster sugar 1/2 cup (50g) cocoa powder, plus extra to dust 60g unsalted butter, […]