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VANILLA YOGURT PANNA COTTA WITH WARM BERRY SAUCE

One of the things I love most about food blogging, other than the food, is the opportunities I have to try new products that I might never have known about or thought to try. I will admit that some of them I haven’t been thrilled with and those have never made it to the blog to be shared with all …

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Meatballs with Rioja Sauce

Meatballs with Rioja Sauce An absolutely scrumptious meatball dish, perfect for any occasion.  This dish is best served with crusty bread or your favourite pasta and of course a large glass of Rioja! Serves 4 Prep time:  20 minutes Cooking time:  45 minutes Ingredients For the meatballs 500g lean beef mince 1 onion, very finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, grated 50g …

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The Ultimate Lasagne with Extra Mature Cheddar Sauce

The Ultimate Lasagne with Extra Mature Cheddar Sauce Delicious – what more can I say! Serves 6 Prep time: 45 minutes Cooking time:  50-60 minutes Ingredients For the tomato sauce 2 tbsp olive oil 1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes 1 garlic clove, peeled & crushed Pinch of caster sugar 1 sprig fresh thyme, leaves only, chopped 1 bay leaf Sea …

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Stir-Fried Beef Noodles with Black Bean Garlic Sauce

Stir-Fried Beef Noodles with Black Bean Garlic Sauce This is an incredibly tasty, healthy and easy stir-fry that can be made in minutes – a delicious mid-week meal.  Lee Kum Kee’s Black Bean Garlic Stir-Fry sauce makes this dish! Serves 2 Prep time:  5-7 minutes Cooking time:  5-7 minutes Ingredients 250g lean beef steak, cut into thin strips 1 garlic clove, peeled …

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Thai Fishcakes with Cucumber Dipping Sauce

Thai Fishcakes with Cucumber Dipping Sauce Hot, spicy and wonderfully moreish – these delicious fish cakes make a fabulous first course, especially if the rest of the meal has a spicy theme. Makes 6-8 Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients For the curry paste: 4-6 green chillies, de-seeded and roughly chopped 2 shallots, roughly chopped 5cm/2in of fresh ginger, …

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Apple Butter – Everything Apple Sauce Wishes It Could Be

Sure this apple butter recipe takes many hours to cook, but the recipe is quite easy (after you slice 5 pounds of apples), and once done, you have what is basically a spreadable apple pie filling, only better. Buttered toast sold separately. And, that’s just the beginning of what you can do with this miraculous mixture. It’s perfect used as …

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Romesco Sauce – Cold Sauce Monte Rushmore for Sure

It’s not unusual for me to get requests for recipes I’ve already done before, but over the last few years, I seemed to be getting an abnormal number of requests for romesco sauce. Knowing I had already filmed it, I’d reply with something polite, like what don’t you understand about using Google? Well, I’d like to apologize to all those …

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Bourbon Pepper Pan Sauce – Learning a Skill That Always Thrills

Mastering pan sauces is one the easiest things a home cook can do to raise their culinary game, since it allows one to produce dishes most people only see in restaurants. And not just any restaurants. The really good ones. By the way, if you’re still looking for a Father’s Day gift, a nice bottle of bourbon, with a little …

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Indian Meatballs with Green Curry Sauce

Indian Meatballs with Green Curry Sauce A deliciously fresh and aromatic lamb meatball curry! Serves 4 small portions, 2 large portions Prep time:  20 minutes Cooking time: 45-60 minutes Ingredients For the meatballs 500g/1 lb minced lamb 2 or 3 spring onions, finely chopped 2 green chillies, finely chopped 1 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped 1 tsp ground allspice 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp garam masala 1 tsp …

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Creamy Ricotta Pasta Sauce – Now 100% Cream-Free!

I enjoy the taste and texture of a classic cream sauce, but what I don’t enjoy is that they tend to be very rich, and filling. I mean, come on, I’m trying to save room for the tiramisu.  However, by using ricotta cheese, and egg, and some boiling pasta water, we can make a sauce that seems every bit as …

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