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Pineapple-Basil Vodka: The New Star Of Summertime Drinks!


It’s time to talk about summer drinks, considering just how warm it’s now becoming. I walked around my local market this morning and it was already over 20c. Anyway, I’ve come across a drink that I think will become very popular this summer season. It’s name reflects the ingredients used – Pineapple-Basil Vodka. Well ok it’s […]

How To Make Great Tasting Pasta Sauce With A Box Grater


How long does it take you to make a tomato sauce for spaghetti? Perhaps ten or twenty minutes? Maybe less? What if I said 5 minutes and no cooking was involved? In the video, Justin Chapple from Food & Wine reveals how you can make a pasta sauce using fresh tomatoes and a box grater. Yep, […]

The Simplest BBQ Side Dish – Grilled Corn On The Cob With Basil


For today’s #foodbloggerfriday we head over to ‘Get A Room With Food‘ for a lovely BBQ side dish. Sarah’s site should sound familiar because we featured a great recipe from her before, Simple To Make Yummy Turkey Burgers. Sarah has contributed another great idea that is very simple and perfect for any July 4th celebrations. All you need is… 2+ […]

Chicken & basil stew – for when you want more than a salad


If you have been out all day enjoying the summer sunshine then you may want something more than a salad. As this recipe is a one-pot-wonder you won’t have to spend hours preparing or cleaning up. Potatoes are part of the recipe but to keep it light, serve with fresh crusty bread. To get the […]

Gino D’Acampo: Bruschetta Classica


A wonderfully tasty classic recipe today from chef Gino D’Acampo – Bruschetta Classica. This dish is found at most Italian restaurants and can be made very easily at home. A great dish to make as a starter with a great combination of tomatoes and basil and lovely ciabatta bread. You should be able to find […]

Valentine’s – Penne pasta with smoked salmon, basil and tomato sauce


It’s time to get thinking about what you will be cooking your loved one this Valentine’s Day. You now have a couple of days left to get to the shops to buy all your ingredients so why not try this Penne pasta with smoked salmon, basil and tomato sauce? Patrick Drake shows you how easy it […]

It’s Martini Time!


Continuing on the non-alcoholic theme, we have not one but three Martini’s! Create these wonderful drinks using ginger, lemonade or other citrus flavors, or even basil and honey. Perfect when you fancy a posh looking drink but don’t need the alcohol. Oh, the last drink he makes, he uses basil the herb, in case you […]