Onion and Garlic Bechamel

What is a bechamel sauce? For those of you who may not know, a bechamel sauce is a french white sauce, made from a white roux and milk. When plain or seasoned, it can be added to recipes to make creamy dishes that are rich and delicious. But wait, what is a roux? A roux is when […]

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Sugar Cooking

I have a funny story for you! My first practial lesson at Le Cordon Bleu in London was on fruit preparation (cutting) and testing sugar stages… yawn right? That was my first thought exactly! Boy was I wrong! Fruit preparation is actually difficult by the way, but that’s another story for another day. Today is […]

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Salmon En Croute

Salmon en croute Salmon en croute, also known as salmon wellington is a dish with a guaranteed wow factor, yet made with easy to find, simple ingredients. This is a super delicious no fail recipe that’s great mid week dinner and dinner parties to impress friends and family alike! The term en croute (said “on […]

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How to make your own puff pastry at home

Before you run away thinking that homemade puf pastry is too hard to make, waaaiiiitttt! Here me out. Yes, puff pastry takes patience and a litle effort but the results are beyond worth it! There is nothing necessarily difficult about making it, once you get started it’s just a matter of folding your dough a […]

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Sweet Chilli Kale Chips

Let’s face it, raw kale is not anyones favourite thing to eat. However, when you dress it up and make it into a delicious snack as versatile as kale chips, you have a winner! Today I made some sweet chilli kale chips I’d love you to try, and here’s why: Health benefits of kale Kale […]

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Spice up your life!

Before I begin let me tell you now, this is going to be a long one, but, it is a really good one! I’ve learned that understanding food, really makes you a better cook. Nowadays, it seems we all want to cook to be good cooks, isn’t that why you’re reading an article on food […]

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Buckwheat Soda Raisin Buns

I’m going through a buckwheat phase, ever since I made my buckwheat soda bread loaf, I’ve fallen in love with it! It’s such a light flour and gives a great light texture to breads, making them soft with a perfect crumb! I was thinking… It has been a while since I made a flavoured bread […]

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Crispy Mushroom Rigatoni

Everyone loves a good pasta dish. We all have our favourites, the ones that we go back to time and time again. This is a definite one for me and once you try it, it will surely be one of yours too! The ingredients list for this one is simple. We are going to use […]

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Chicken Noodle Stir-Fry

Here’s another favourite of mine! To be honest any recipe that has me in and out of the kitchen within 30 minutes is a winner! This Chicken noodle stir fry is definitely one of them. Everyone loves a good stir fry, but getting the flavours to balance can be tricky. Not to worry though, I […]

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Tagliatelle Arrabiata

This is classic example of how sometimes less is more! There are less than 10 ingredients in this pasta recipe and yet it is one of my top favourites. Once you know how to make a classic arrabiata sauce it doesn’t matter what pasta you use, it will make it taste amazing! This recipe is […]

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