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6:10am Friday 18th April 2014
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Sharing plates full of flavor is just what you need when entertaining friends. Use either a mix of herbs or a single one that is readily available. Leave out the anchovies in the dressing if preferred
7:10am Wednesday 9th April 2014
7:00am Monday 7th April 2014
These are a great alternative to the traditional chocolate brownie. Bursting with strawberries, chocolate and nuts, these simple cake squares are ideal with a coffee or as a dessert served with vanilla ice cream.
6:10am Friday 4th April 2014
7:10am Sunday 30th March 2014
This colourful salad is the ultimate health-giving dish! The Tenderstem has more vitamin C than the same weight of fresh oranges, the beetroot helps to keep blood pressure down and the toasted seeds add vitamins and minerals as well as a satisfying crunch.
7:00am Monday 24th March 2014
6:00am Sunday 23rd March 2014
9:00am Wednesday 19th March 2014
Move over carrot, cucumber, pepper and celery, Tenderstem® broccoli is in town and here to be dipped! Kids will love it just lightly steamed and dunked into any of these three dips, (which are simple enough for them to help with the preparation).
8:00am Monday 17th March 2014
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6:00am Monday 24th February 2014
7:00am Monday 17th February 2014
Tenderstem has a delicate, slightly sweet flavour so it's great with muted ingredients such as ricotta and positively sings when dressed with a good fruity extra virgin olive oil. It's also quick to cook so this starter can be on the table 5 minutes after your guests arrive.
8:20am Monday 10th February 2014
9:20am Monday 3rd February 2014
With its hot pink hue and fiery beetroot kick, this lavish mash recipe won’t fail to impress, especially when served up with fillet steak and fresh green veg. A great winter warmer, whether indulging alone or sharing with friends.
6:20am Monday 27th January 2014
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7:00am Monday 13th January 2014
This is a wonderful soup to make with a wide range of year round vegetables, and is perfect for lunch, served piping hot with garlic bread or cheesy croutons. As a dinner party starter you could add some rice to the soup as it boils, and serve it in small cups with breadsticks and pass round a bowl with freshly grated Parmiggiano Reggiano.
5:00am Friday 10th January 2014
7:20am Monday 6th January 2014
7:10am Wednesday 1st January 2014
Blended celery juice is thought to help a good night’s sleep because of the vitamins, mineral salts and nutrients it contains. This fruity version which packs a punch thanks to the peppery radishes is also a great way to start the day.
8:00am Monday 30th December 2013
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9:00am Monday 16th December 2013
7:22am Thursday 12th December 2013
Based on the traditional Bengali dish known as 'chorchori' (medley) this is variation which I learnt to cook from my father, a master of culinary creativity. An easy to cook recipe bursting with flavour and goodness.
5:20am Monday 9th December 2013
Serve these hot spring rolls on a lovely tray with several bowls of dipping sauce to pass around at a family gathering. These little rolls heat up well after their initial frying so they can be made in advance.
7:20am Monday 2nd December 2013
This recipe is a twist on Twarozek, a typical Polish dish made of curd cheese mixed with chives, radish, cream and spices. As well as being a traditional springtime treat, Twarozek is also a popular breakfast dish in Poland.
10:20am Monday 25th November 2013
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8:10am Monday 4th November 2013
Macerating just means leaving the fruit to marinate, and the flavours used here, apple, mint and honey, complement the sweet and tangy flavours of Sweet Eve strawberries perfectly. If you leave the strawberries marinating for a good hour, the tanginess of the apple, the sweetness of the honey and the minty fragrance will infuse to create a mouth-watering combination.
8:00am Monday 28th October 2013
The colours of this fruit salad are really bright and vibrant and will make you feel as if you are on an exotic holiday without leaving home! If you want to serve the same recipe for children then you could use rosewater instead of Marsala, which is a fortified, sweet white wine, a bit like sherry.
7:20am Monday 21st October 2013
10:10am Monday 14th October 2013
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9:48am Monday 16th September 2013
9:20am Monday 16th September 2013
Marcus Bean says: "I love this as it’s one of the first asparagus dishes I put on the menu at the pub. We use wild asparagus from a local stream across the field from the pub, soft poached Shropshire quails’ eggs and some punchy wasabi. It's a firm favourite on our menu during the season because it’s a great combination of flavours.”
6:00am Thursday 12th September 2013
8:20am Monday 9th September 2013
9:30am Sunday 1st September 2013
9:10am Saturday 24th August 2013
3:10pm Monday 19th August 2013
Food writer Rachel de Thample talks jam, Heston Blumenthal and the 'Bermuda Triangle' of Crystal Palace
2:46pm Monday 19th August 2013
WRITER, forager and jam-maker Rachel de Thample has lived in Crystal Palace for eight years. She talks to HELOISE WOOD about cooking for Heston Blumenthal and how preserves are powering the next foodie revolution.
9:20am Wednesday 14th August 2013