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Top 5 Ales For this Weekend

November 7, 2015 |


  • Brewer:                 Wells & Young’s Bewery, Bedford.
  • Strength:               4.7%
  • Price:                     £1.69 (Tesco)

Flavour:                  Bombardier is a smooth and creamy pint. It is dark in appearance and we could taste a lot of malt and hops, but as with most … Read More

Wow Amazing Trick to Peel Potatoes!

November 7, 2015 |

This trick would have saved so much time in the christmases of the past but here we have one more thing to look forward to in the christmases of the future and that is peeling the potatoes in no time! … Read More

Forgotten Cuts: nose-to-tail food for thought

November 5, 2015 |

When hunger hits on a Wednesday, head down to the Open Market and walk through the gates from London Road. There, right in front of you, will appear a stall, adorned with flowers and gold, and in big, bold fonts … Read More

WHO Announced Eating Red Meat as Bad as Smoking

October 27, 2015 | 1

This week it was announced by the World Health Organisation that red meat is just as bad for you as cigarettes, alcohol, asbestos and arsenic. That’s quite a shopping list. Sausages, mince, bacon and processed meats such as salami and … Read More

The Benefits of Beetroot

October 15, 2015 |

The humble beetroot. Famous for its vibrant colour, yet a very much under-used vegetable. It has so many fantastic health benefits, we really should use it more in our cooking. It’s widely known as an addition to salads, often being … Read More

Beef Tortilla with Mozzarella and Spinach – Perfect Friday Night Splurge

October 9, 2015 |

Beef Tortilla with Mozzarella and Spinach – serves 4 people

  • 8 tortillas
  • 300g beef fillet
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Spinach, chopped small
  • Handful of fresh basil
  • Onion, chopped small
  • Red paprika, chopped small
  • Mozzarella cheese

Fry the meat … Read More

How about some curry tonight?

October 8, 2015 |

Chickpea & Cauliflower Curry

I LOVE curry. I find there’s nothing more satisfying than a generous portion of lightly spiced chickpea curry with plenty of vegetables and some wild rice or couscous. I always adapt recipes I find online. I use reduced … Read More

Watching The Great British Bake Off tonight?

October 7, 2015 |

With The Great British Bake Off final just hours away, we thought we would share a great cake recipe with you, in preparation for the final of the biggest competition on television. But we aren’t the only ones excited, we … Read More

Fancy a burger?

October 7, 2015 |

Tuna and Kale burgers

Burgers are a tricky one; they’re so satisfying and tasty, but most shop-brought ones are high in fat and low in nutrition. I discovered this burger recipe on Hummusapien’s blog – another of my favourite food … Read More

Moroccan Vegetable Tagine

October 6, 2015 |

This recipe from Green Kitchen Stories is such an amazing dish which is well worth the effort it takes to make! I actually asked for the ‘The Green Kitchen’ recipe book for Christmas last year because I love their tasty, … Read More