Category: Snack recipes

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Recipe: Baked prawn tortilla canapés

Today I’m back in the kitchen, at last! Hasn’t been enough creative cooking going on in my house recently, time to change that. Having just got back from Spain I’ve got tortilla on my mind and as we were having friends round for drinks I thought I’d experiment by trying a baked, herby sort of […]

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Recipes: Really easy ideas for canapes

I’m very partial to a canape! I even made them for about 40 people one Christmas…never again, I tell you, I think I spent about three days in the kitchen. And from that I learned (besides not to volunteer for doing mass catering on my own)…keep canapes simple! Which is what I’ve done here. These […]

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The Cook with Biltong Club: Biltong, goat’s cheese and avocado bruschetta

It’s the beginning of August, where is 2014 going? It seems to be super-speedy. Anyway, a new month means it’s time for my monthly biltong recipe. I love this mix of creamy goats cheese and avocado, spicy biltong and refreshing mint. Really quick and easy to prepare, these bruschettas make the perfect starter or wonderful snacks […]

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Recipes: Delish dishes using avocados

It’s time for more of my regular avo recipes. They’re delicious, good for you and so easy to prepare. Hass avos from Peru have been used in these recipes. Here’s why you should eat more avocados. Avos contain 11 of the 13 known vitamins and minerals. Half an avo counts as one of your 5-a-day. Avos contain […]

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Recipes: Tasty ideas using Haas avocados

I love avos. I was lucky enough to grow up with an enormous tree in the garden that produced such a splendid crop it was impossible to eat them all, even though I come from a large family. Needless to say, we were always popular in avocado season, turning up at friend’s houses with fruity […]

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The Cook with Biltong Club: Biltong, watermelon and Manchego canapes

Summer in England keeps threatening to arrive…a bit of warmer air, a bit of sunshine and your hopes rise! They’re usually dashed pretty quickly by a whole day of rain and cold wind, but in that sniff of summer I start dreaming about  long, lazy afternoons in the garden. Which brought me on to thinking […]