3 Quick Cheese Snacks for the Good Food Channel

Bean Quesadillas

Today is officially the last day of National Vegetarian Week 2014. In case you’ve taken the challenge and are in search of some simple and tasty recipes to round off the weekend, I thought I’d highlight three recent quick cheese snacks, created for the Good Food Channel. Really though, who needs an excuse to indulge… 

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Cinco de Mayo Breakfast Burittos with a kick!

Mexican Burritos

It’s rare that I post about breakfast, but this is a spur-of-the-moment post inspired by today’s breakfast. We fancied Mexican scrambled eggs – something with a little kick to get this Bank Holiday weekend rocking. Breakfast burittos are actually a great way of using up bits that are leftover in the fridge – my burritos… 

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Guest Recipe: Orange and Pomegranate Cake by Diana Henry


This is Diana Henry’s recipe for her Orange and Pomegranate Cake, shared with permission, from her latest book A Change of Appetite. The cake itself is wonderfully simple to make and extremely moist. Incredibly easy. Not sugar-free I know but, as cakes go, not bad. And it is for dessert. Serve thin slices with Greek yogurt. It’s… 

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Shredded Chicken Pancakes for Chinese New Year

Shredded Chicken Pancakes

This Friday lots of people will be marking Chinese New Year. It’s out with the old and in with the new and if you’re up for a spot of Chinese-themed celebrating, there’s plenty out there to be enjoyed. Last year we took the children into Chinatown in London to show them some of the Chinese… 

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Baked Camembert with Smoked Chilli Honey

Camembert with Smoked Chilli Honey

As we inch closer to February, we’re nearing St Valentine’s Day and if you’re staying home this year, you might have started to think about planning your menu. You really want a menu that’s simple and not too stressful, tasty and a little bit creative. Sharing food is always nice, I think, or something that… 

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Farfalle with British Pancetta and Italian Artichokes

Parioli Pasta

I have an Italian recipe for you today – using ‘farfalle,’ bow-tie or butterfly pasta and a tasty sauce flavoured with British pancetta, garlic, artichokes, fresh spinach, tomato and cream. This is a lovely supper for a chilly evening and one that reminds me of our wonderful trip to Northern Italy late last spring. A… 

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Polish apple pancakes and a few resolutions

Polish Apple Pancakes

Happy New Year! I’m back. I’ve indulged in a long break. In fact, the longer I took, the harder it became to throw myself back into blogging and recipe creating. This year I’ve buried my head in the sand a bit too when it comes to ‘diet’ food or New Year’s resolutions. I make resolutions… 

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Recipe:Turkey Stroganoff with Soured Cream

Turkey Stroganoff

It’s time to think smart when it comes to making the most out of the food we buy and using up our leftovers. I was pretty shocked to read that the average family in Britain wastes nearly £60 a month (the equivalent of 6 meals a week or 24 meals a month) in unused food. As… 

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