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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, […]

How To Make Jamie Oliver’s Perfect Potato Salad


How do you make your potato salad? Warm spuds diced up with some chives and mayo? There is so much more you can do, plenty of great flavours you can add to bring it to the next level. How about adding crispy lardons or lemon juice? Spend a little extra time preparing your potato salad […]

Three Exciting Potato Salads You Need To See!


Potato salad is the quick and easy side dish that everyone loves to put on the table in the summer. Goes great with BBQ meat, fish and grilled veggies. It’s one of those versatile recipes that takes minutes to make and everyone likes. What could be simpler that boiling some spuds, drain and tip into […]

The Ultimate Side Dish? Check Out The Fully Loaded Baked Potato Salad!


Welcome back to another week my sweet friends! I can’t believe the warm weather looks like it’s going to stay. That’s so exciting, because with warm weather comes bonfires, enjoying outside, backyard barbecues, and great memories to come. It also means that while someone may be grilling something up, you still have one questions: what […]

Luck ‘o the Irish | Double Mash & Guinness Cottage Pie


Top o’ the mornin’ to ya! Believe it or not, I just recently learned that not all Shepherd’s pies are created equal. As a matter of fact, what I was making wasn’t a Shepherd’s Pie at all. It was in fact a Cottage Pie. After seeing this recipe that was originally named “Shepherd’s Pie”, a […]

How To Make Potato Chips (Crisps) In The Microwave


Here’s a something you can get the kids in to this weekend, making their very own potato chips – I mean crisps! This video from Chow.com demonstrates how you can make your very own crisps using a microwave, spray oil and flavouring of your choice. It might take a while to make a bag of them but at least […]

Rick Stein’s Fennel Sausages With Lemon Potatoes


Are you a Rick Stein fan? Considering that his Turkish spicy lamb flat bread is still trending very well here I guess there’s quite a few! It may well be connected that he is back on telly again in. The new BBC series sees 6 cooks travelling around to find out more about their favourite […]

Forget The Cold And Think Of Summer With This Lovely Gnocchi Dish!


Recently, I had the misfortune to try out a small restaurant that’s part of a chain that specialises in pasta. The chain is called Noooi, yes a strange word – would telling you the restaurant is France explain things? I ordered the gnocchi but let’s just say the experience was not a good one, fairly […]

Potato Skins with Dips


Are you enjoying the football World Cup at the moment? Are you perhaps having friends over to watch the matches? If you are, why don’t you try out these simple but tasty dips which go with potato skins….they are sure to keep everyone happy! While your potatoes are baking you can get on and make […]

Mums Know Best – Meat And Potato Pie


As I write this blog post the rain is lashing against my front door, it’s dark and it’s bitterly cold. Basically all I would like to eat right now is some comfort food! Therefore today’s post is for a meat and potato pie which comes from Dee Briggs who the Hairy Bikers met during their […]