Posts Tagged “recipes”

Italian Coastal

Italian Coastal

Sunshine on a plate! It might be dull and chilly here, but Spring is just around the corner and we plan lighter and more colourful meals. Italian Coastal by Amber Guinness gives plenty of inspiration for Spring and Summer menu planning. Following on from the success of her first book, A House Party in Tuscany,…

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Jewish Holiday Table

Jewish Holiday Table

A World of Recipes, Traditions and Stories to Celebrate All Year Long. Food is an ice breaker. It’s comforting to enjoy food with friends, and The Jewish Holiday Table offers plenty of inspiration for delicious meals. Collected by the Jewish Food Society, an organization dedicated to preserving Jewish cuisine around the world, the 135 recipes…

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Korean Cookbook

Korean Cookbook

Authentic Food at Home. Korean food has really taken off in the UK. Large cities have had Korean restaurants for a few years but now we have more Korean supermarkets. The Korean Cookbook is the perfect companion for those shopping trips. The Korean Cookbook by Junghyun Park and Jungyoon Choi offers 350 authentic and delicious…

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Mini Welsh Rarebit Toasts

Mini Welsh Rarebit Toasts

From Sainsbury’s   Welsh Rarebit – a rich cheesy topping with a tangy finish. A tasty recipe from the January issue of Sainsbury’s magazine.   Serves: 24-28 Preparation time: 15 Minutes Cooking time: 20 Minutes   Ingredients: 2 tablespoons plain flour 2 tablespoons soft butter 150ml milk 150g ready grated extra mature cheddar 2 teaspoons…

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Veganuary – Healthy Recipes 

Veganuary – Healthy Recipes 

Japanese Inspired January. Japan Centre – Europe’s largest Japanese food hall – has shared its authentic Japanese vegan recipes ahead of Veganuary 2024. With the ingredients available to buy in store at Leicester Square, Westfield White City and Stratford or online on their website, why not test your culinary skills with these easy to follow…

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The Little Book for Cocktail Lovers

The Little Book for Cocktail Lovers

Recipes for success. It’s that time of year when we start to shop for those Christmas gifts for one and all. The Little Book for Cocktail Lovers is the perfect stocking filler for anyone looking for a pocket-sized compendium of mixed drinks. Do you know the difference between a martini glass and a margarita glass?…

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Invite the King of Soho for Christmas

Invite the King of Soho for Christmas

Soho-ho-ho – just one of The King of Soho’s 2023 festive cocktail recipes. There are different kinds of festive host when it comes to Christmas and New Year drinks. If you’re traditionalist, opt for your favourite martini or a nicely made G&T. If you like to surprise and excite your guests with something new, we…

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Tajin for Halloween

Tajin for Halloween

Spice up Your Cocktails…and more! Want some spooky cocktails to get in the spirit of Halloween? Maybe you are hosting a ghostly dinner party or a ghoulish pre-drinks event and are in need of something spicily scary to get your guests in the mood? Tajin has you covered. From Mexico to UK! Tajin is a…

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Complete Arab Cookery

Complete Arab Cookery

Arto der Haroutunian. Arab dishes are subtle, varied and seem rather exotic to many of us. Complete Arab Cookery by Arto der Haroutunian offers us a comprehensive overview of plates that are flavourful and perfect for an intimate dinner for two or for feeding a crowd. We lost Arto der Haroutunian too soon. He was…

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Food and Cooking of Greece

Food and Cooking of Greece

Seasonal recipes from my kitchen. Greek meals, whether enjoyed on a sunny Greek island or at home, are always special and comforting. Food and Cooking of Greece: Seasonal recipes from my kitchen presents familiar dishes and some that will likely be new to many of us. Rena Salaman is a well-respected writer on Greek food….

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The Devil Wore Green

The Devil Wore Green

The King of Soho wears blue, red and purple – Halloween Cocktails 2023 Take a walk on the wild side with these original Halloween recipes from The King of Soho, the London-based gin and vodka brand. The brand was founded by the two owners, Alex Robson and Howard Raymond. It is a celebration of the…

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Bottled Poached Pears

Bottled Poached Pears

From Sainsbury’s   Sweet, syrupy pears with a brandy kick that makes for a fantastic homemade gift or after-dinner dessert. Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 Minutes Cooking time: 10 Minutes   Ingredients: 250g preserving or granulated sugar 1 vanilla pod 4 firm ripe pears, cut in half and cored 8 star anise Rind of 1…

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Simply Tomato

Simply Tomato

100 Recipes for Enjoying Your Favorite Ingredient All Year Long. It’s summer (a coolish one for us in the UK) and tomatoes are at their best and cheapest. Simply Tomato: 100 Recipes for Enjoying Your Favorite Ingredient All Year Long will remind the home cook how versatile these fruits (yes, they are fruit) can be….

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Cook Colour

Cook Colour

A Rainbow of 100 Recipes. Cook Colour celebrates foods of every hue. It taps into that old but true adage of ‘one eats with one’s eyes.’ Colour is, after all, the first thing we notice about any dish. When we plan a dinner, we look for elements which will complement each other. We avoid platescapes…

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East End Eats

East End Eats

A culinary travelogue. If you are looking for a book about the contemporary food and drink scene in the trendy eastern part of London, then East End Eats is the book for you! East End Eats is more than just a cookbook, it’s a culinary travelogue and perfect for those who love original food and…

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Pineapple Day calls for Smoked Pineapple Tequila

Pineapple Day calls for Smoked Pineapple Tequila

27 June is Pineapple Day with Rooster Rojo Smoked Pineapple Tequila. If you love pineapples, then 27 June is perhaps already a fixture in your diary. It’s Pineapple Day and so the perfect excuse to organise a gathering and crack open a bottle of a unique (and we don’t use that word lightly) smoky, pineapple…

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Thai Spiced Potato Cakes with Warm Asian Coleslaw

Thai Spiced Potato Cakes with Warm Asian Coleslaw

By: Simon Rimmer   Ingredients 4 large Maris Piper potatoes 3 tbsp mayonnaise 1 bunches spring onions, finely chopped 2 small red chillies, deseeded and chopped 1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 stalks lemongrass, finely chopped 4 lime leaves, finely chopped 1 pieces ginger, 2.5cm, finely chopped 1 tsp cinnamon 2…

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Japan: The Vegetarian Cookbook

Japan: The Vegetarian Cookbook

Healthy and elegant recipes. From the author of global bestseller Japan: The Cookbook, here in Japan: The Vegetarian Cookbook we are introduced to more than 250 delicious, healthy vegetarian Japanese recipes for home cooks everywhere. Nancy Singleton Hachisu is a unique food writer, being a Westerner who lives in Japan – and has done for…

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Greek Coffee recipe

Greek Coffee recipe

Nothing better than sitting in the shade on a Greek island and sipping some thick and sweet Greek coffee.   Preparation Time; 5 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Serves 8 Ingredients 1L (4 cups) water 60g (1/4 cup) white sugar 45g (1/3 cup)  Greek-style coffee (or Turkish) Note: Add sugar to taste Method Put the…

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Raw Salsa

Raw Salsa

From BBC Food   This salsa recipe is a real crowd pleaser – fresh, healthy, low-fat and made in one step. Enjoy with Mexican corn chips.   Ingredients 250g/9oz fresh tomatoes, finely chopped 1 small onion, finely chopped 3 mild chillies, finely chopped bunch coriander, finely chopped salt, to taste lime juice, to taste 1…

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