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Lobster Fondue

Lynn Wheeler
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I love this recipe for a party. It is elegant, delicious, and can be served on a buffet family style or served in individual portion sizes for a more formal dinner party. Aside from the lobster it is ...

Wild Garlic Aioli

Zena Leech-Calton
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Now what really is Aioli, some times spelt Aoli or Allioli? All pronounced Ay-Oh-Lee. Of course it’s a garlic mayonnaise of sorts but, to use eggs or not to use eggs? Traditionally Spanish aioli was m...

BBQ Rubs and Crusts

David Greenwood-Haigh
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With BBQ season just around the corner and the recent trend for low and slow cooking, I thought we needed a chocolate take on the movement.

Top Tips From a Chef for BBQ Perfection

David Greenwood-Haigh
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The open flame is one of the oldest cooking methods in the world. Every culture does it. The only real difference is in the ingredients and how we use the fire. since we discovered fire, and realised ...

How to Make Bento Boxes

Ossiana Tepfenhart
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In Japan, having lunch prepared for school is never just a sandwich and a bag of chips. It's a work of art called a bento box, and among parents, it's considered to be shameful to not have a bento box...

How to Win Food Awards

David Greenwood-Haigh
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Everyone loves an award - it's great to receive an endorsement of your hard work, product, and your business. While time is always tight making the effort to enter a well-chosen award can really pay o...

How to Make Your Food Look Glamorous (Even If It's Mac and Cheese)

Ossiana Tepfenhart
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Did you ever see photos on social media that show off amazingly delicious-looking meals? Food photography is a very hot subject right now, primarily because it makes people want to eat great food, lea...

Best Cold Hors D'oeuvres Recipes

Gary Ayd
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There are few things more enjoyable to more people than going out to dinner. Getting waited on, eating well prepared, delicious food in the company of those close to us is truly one of life's great pl...

The History of Truffles

David Greenwood-Haigh
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The History of Truffles The chocolate truffle is one of the most popular and classic of all confections and its origins are steeped in a rich and fascinating history. The word truffle has several mean...

The World is Your Whelk

Zena Leech-Calton
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We taste whelks and cockles as part of my food and drink walking tour of Norwich City Centre; there I was, munching my way through another whelk and I thought ‘you could do a lot with these.’ I might ...

Homemade Ramen Noodle Recipes

Jessie R
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Nothing beats a hot bowl of ramen to warm you up on a stressful day. But why reach for that instant, store-bought cup of noodles when you can whip up a homemade batch? The range of flavor possibilitie...

Pho for Beginners

Denitsa Pencheva
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For beginners, pho might seem slightly intimidating. The beloved Vietnamese soup is an Asian food staple but if your family is not Asian, chances are you have only enjoyed it at restaurants. Of course...

How Do You Make A Shamrock Shake?

Catherine Charlwood
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What's more Irish than a green milkshake complete with gold at the end of the rainbow!?

How To Improve Your Palate

David Greenwood-Haigh
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If you’ve ever listened to a beer sommelier, whisky nose or wine master talking and wondered how someone can taste all those flavours in a single sip (petrol, grass or hammy,) the answer is practice. ...

St. Patrick's Day Potluck Ideas

Kat Walcott
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Though St. Patrick's Day is often associated with drink, if you're hosting or going to a potluck party, the food is just as important! Here are some delicious, festive and easy recipes you can whip up...

50 Kitchen Life Hacks That Will Change Your Life

Sheera Lee
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Managing a kitchen can be exhausting. Recipes take time and it can be a little overwhelming, especially to a new cook, to manage all the utensils and tasks you need while cooking. Thankfully, there ar...