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Time – The Secret Ingredient

Yes time not thyme...We all know time is precious, but it’s also a precious ingredient. It’s something that can improve the flavour of you meals and it’s free! It’s not just in the cooking time either. How many times have you heard people say “It tastes even better...

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Chicken & Prawn Paella Recipe

Check out my latest video where I show you how to make paella – the Spanish classic – which is easier to make than you think. Although it’s a one pot dish it does need a little care and attention to achieve paella perfection. I mention the socarrat or crust at the...

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Aubergines from the Garden

The end of summer…depressing isn’t it? Nah of course it’s not! Especially when it means that garden produce you have been tending all year finally (and literally) comes to fruition. This week at Food on the Blog gardens we have aubergines...lovely ripe aubergines. OK...

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Wyld at Dandelyan Review – Afternoon Tea Week

Next week (14th – 20th August to be precise) is Afternoon Tea Week, aah afternoon tea…As British as talking about Brexit, getting rained on at Wimbledon or getting knocked out of the World Cup… It’s decadent and classy just like me, fitting then that Red Letter Days...

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How to make Coleslaw

You may have noticed one of the pictures in my Southern Fried Chicken recipe shows said chicken with a dollop of ‘slaw, it goes perfectly with the chicken and as a side at your next BBQ so I’m going to show you how to make coleslaw.  It’s so simple it’s not really a...

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Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

This is Southern fried chicken and I’m not going to mention colonels or Kentucky…OK I just did and I would be lying if I didn’t set out to mimic that world famous brand of fried chicken. I looked up lots of recipes online to see the direction I should go and found...

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Growing Herbs at Home

I know I have written about growing herbs at home before but I thought it was high time I updated you on this years (hopefully) bumper crop. This year my prized herb is Thai basil. Exotic I know, but I actually picked the plant up cheap from a supermarket as a...

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In Awe of the BBQ

As you know I love to BBQ and I live for those days here in the UK when sunshine reigns instead of rain raining, the BBQ trundles out of its winter home and finally I get to light it up and on the hottest days of the year stand in front of a huge charcoal fire....

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Gorgonzola & Walnut Pasta Recipe

This easy recipe is tasty and just a little luxurious. Now blue cheese and walnuts are not just for Christmas, that’s right you can get them all year round…so why not go crazy and make this gorgonzola & walnut pasta 🙂 I have added spinach into my recipe as I like...

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Lamb Keema Matar Recipe

I like it spicy and I like it simple and this easy lamb keema matar recipe is both. With just a few ingredients you can make a proper curry just like you get at your local Indian. I’ve seen a few recipes for this dish online which I feel go way overboard on...

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Butternut Squash & Ricotta Lasagne Recipe

There are some dishes that everyone seems to love and there are also vegetarian dishes which meat eaters find sooo delicious that they don’t feel they are missing out. My butternut squash & ricotta lasagne falls into both of these categories. I’ve been making this...

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Jamaican Curry Recipe

Jamaican food seems to be gaining in popularity here in the UK, and rightly so. We love spice and have a taste for the exotic so much so it’s a curry which has become the nation’s favourite dish. My Jamaican curry recipe is healthy, delicious and easy to make. I chose...

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