Slow cooking and comfort food

Slow cooking and comfort food

There’s something wonderfully comforting about slow-cooked food. Autumn sees many chefs washing the dust from their slow-cooker and looking at the seasonal veg with new goals in mind; how will it go with my braised lamb or beef casserole? This article is the...
How to Choose your First Gas Barbecue

How to Choose your First Gas Barbecue

It might be autumn in the UK, but it’s also still warm enough for a barbecue and in Australia, barbie season is just starting! Summertime cooking isn’t complete without at least one barbeque party. In the past there was a very limited range of foods that...
How to Make Pumpkin Bread

How to Make Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin bread is a sweet tasting bread that can be served up for Canadian / US Thanksgiving as well as Halloween and Christmas. It’s the perfect autumnal bread, that’s simple to make, and one that you should try if you’re new to breadmaking....
East meets West Shepherd’s Pie

East meets West Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s pie is a hearty, traditional English dish that’s easily in need of a modern makeover.  In this recipe for East Meets West Shepherd’s pie we’re going to use chillies, oyster sauce and chicken stock. The end result is a delicious, and...
Cooking with Rice 101

Cooking with Rice 101

Over the last 2 decades rice has gone from being a “hippy” food to becoming a staple in western diets. Rice comes in many sizes and flavours and in this article we’re going to take a close look at rice and what we can do with it. There’s even a...

Something to Chew On: Home Made Beef Jerky

Do you snack as you work? Want to be a little healthier in your eating? Then you’ll love this recipe for lean, fresh beef jerky. Beef Jerky is popular in the US,  is low in cholesterol and fat,  and very high in protein. On the surface it might not look like a...