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Mary Berry’s Extra Special Salmon & Prawn Potato Salad


When it comes to summer eating, how many of you are ultimately underwhelmed by potato salad? In my experience, it never really strays very far from the standard boiled spuds and mayonnaise. There might be a small amount of parsley or even some crispy lardons. On the whole though, we’re never really that adventurous.  Thankfully, […]

Need A Courgette Recipe? Try This Fab Lasagne Dish!


Are you desperately searching around for a good courgette recipe? No matter what you call it, Zucchini or even summer squash, it’s one of those ingredients that needs an imaginative recipe. So perhaps this idea from Waitrose (presented by Silvana Franco) will help you use them up, especially if you’ve been growing your own. This is almost […]

Jamie Oliver’s Roasted Salmon Tail With Sunshine Salad


Roasted salmon tail might not come across as a summer dish but once you’ve seen the final product, you’ll want to try it! The salmon is flavoured with green tea, garlic and sesame oil – an unusual selection of seasoning for this kind of fish. However, it does sound rather exciting! The salad can be […]

Are You Making Burgers With A Burger Press?


Do you use a burger press when you make your own burgers? One of the best ways to keep a burger together while cooking is to press it into shape. You could do it by hand but it’s much quicker with a handy gadget. Take a look at this one from Lakeland… As mentioned in […]

The Only Kebab Worth Having Is Made Of Chocolate!


  If you saw a kebab made of chocolate, would you say no? Of course not, who would? What would you put with your chocolate kebab though? What other dessert like ingredients would you want to include? Your thoughts and ideas in the comments below please…   Original idea by Original ChocoWrap Dessert Truck, found […]

5 Fab Fig Recipes You Need To Know About


It’s that time of year when you should be looking at fig recipes. You’re probably asking why right now so let me share with you some excellent reasons. First off, they’re really healthy, a great source of fibre and full of vitamins and minerals. Dried or fresh, they’re really good for you. Here’s some interesting dietary […]

Raymond Blanc’s Chicory And Roquefort Salad


While checking for what’s new on the BBC Good Food channel on YouTube, I came across Raymond Blanc’s Chicory Walnut Roquefort Salad. It was published back in 2014 but seeing as it’s summer and I love Roquefort, I just had to share it! The ingredients should all be readily available including the chicory, walnuts and pears. […]

Jamie Oliver’s Healthy Salmon Recipe With Asparagus & Courgette


Pan-Fried Salmon with Tomato Couscous | Jamie Oliver This simple and healthy salmon recipe makes the perfect weekday meal. Served with tender asparagus and courgette on a bed of couscous, you can't go wrong. Posted by Jamie Oliver on Tuesday, 27 June 2017 Jamie Oliver recently shared a lovely midweek meal on Facebook –  simple […]

Top Barbecue Tips and Tricks You Should Know


If you’re planning on some out-door grilling this weekend then these top barbecue tips and tricks are just what you need.  From getting the best out of chicken with brine, to getting the BBQ coal to the right temperature and in the right place – three great videos with plenty of great advice! If you have […]

Ice Cream Tacos, The Ultimate Summer Dessert?


Ice cream tacos are real and I want one now! The rolled up dessert with loads of lovely flavours wrapped up inside is currently all the rage in Los Angeles. I can’t think of anything else that I would rather be having this summer! Let’s hope someone gets inspired and brings them our way! Fork […]