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How To Make Your Own Pasta Shapes At Home!

Have you tried to make pasta before? How did you get on?  This weekend, it’s time to dig out that old pasta making machine that’s been hiding away for years. I’ve found some great videos that should inspire you to have a go at making your own fresh spaghetti, fusilli and tagliatelle. However, before we [ read more ]
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The Ever So Simple Shrimp & Asparagus Stir Fry

My local French market is full of fruit and veg stalls selling asparagus. Big bundles of green spears fresh from the farmers and just waiting for you to do something wonderful with them. The one thing most people don’t realise about asparagus is that it’s ridiculously easyto cook something amazing with it. You really don’t need [ read more ]

How To Make Your Own Bubble Waffles At Home!

Back at the beginning of March I posted a video about a new food fad, Hard To Resist And Totally Outrageous Bubble Waffles! Boy did they look good and considering how many people looked at that post, it was something you guys really liked! So I’m guessing that you dear reader would love to know how to [ read more ]

The Great Easter ‘Hot Cross Buns Recipe’ Challenge

There’s nothing more traditional for Easter than a Hot Cross Bun, at least in the UK anyway! It’s at it’s best when served warm with more than enough butter. There are plenty of great recipes out there by food bloggers and TV chefs that we could mention. However, when it comes down to it, there’s [ read more ]

Three Super Chocolate Recipes For Easter

When it comes to recipes for Easter, what will you be thinking of? Our archive has plenty of ideas for roasts and thing to bake. However, do you know any good chocolate recipes for Easter treats? If you have kids then you could be spending a fortune on Easter eggs. So why not try making [ read more ]

Take Your Packet Noodles To The Next Level With This Miso Ramen Noodle Recipe

I love packet noodles, quick to make and very easy to embellish. I often stir fry ginger, chillies and garlic then add the soften packet noodles. For that extra flavour, a big splash of soy sauce. Great for lunch but if you fancy noodles for dinner then you can add carrot, sweet corn and even [ read more ]

Pea and Ham Orzo, Like Risotto Only Better!

There’s nothing better than fresh peas, frozen or straight from your garden. The question is, what are you going to do with them? The standard answer is, pea and ham soup. However, with some imagination you can do a lot more. How about a risotto that’s not really a risotto? Especially when it takes half [ read more ]

How To Cook Perfect Rice Time After Time

How good are you at cooking perfect rice? Does it come out right time after time? Chef Jet Tila (whose full name is actually Jet Tilakamonkul) knows how to cook rice, he is chef of two US restaurants and has appeared on many TV programs – like Iron Chef America. So he should know what he’s [ read more ]

Three Recipes That Prove That Cabbage Is Not Boring!

Cabbage, as a kid I hated it but over the years I’ve started to like it more and more. Perhaps it’s because I’m looking for great ideas to share with you that I get to see some rather creative recipes. When I grew up, cabbage was boiled until flavourless and was part of the ‘meat and two [ read more ]

Gordon Ramsay’s Tandoori Halibut With Raita

It’s Friday so let’s talk about fish, and in particular spicy Tandoori halibut. The last fish recipe I mentioned was Gordon Ramsay’s Ginger Beer Battered Fish And Mushy Peas, which is still proving to be very popular. Well, we’re back with Gordon and this time looking at his recipe for Tandoori Halibut with Raita. Of course, the [ read more ]