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Recipes

Cooking great new dishes at the Kitchen Aid Experience Store

I’m always up for trying out new recipes and kitchen appliances and gadgets so I was very excited today to be heading for the Kitchen Aid Experience Store & Showroom in London’s rather swish Wigmore Street. Kitchen Aid is celebrating its 100th birthday (the original stand mixer was first brought out in 1919 would you […]

Recipes

Review: Fabulous new knives from TheChefClub

It’s fair to say I do a lot of chopping in my kitchen…well it’s inevitable if you’re doing a lot of cooking. One of the most frustrating things I find about staying in a rented apartment is the quality of the knives – okay not the most insurmountable of problems but important for a cook. […]

Recipes, Vegetarian recipes

Tasty ways with the fabulous smoked Moorish humous

I love a bit of humous (which can be spelled at least four ways that I know of..confusing!). Today I’m doing humous as that’s what Moorish does. This delicious Middle Eastern dip has become a staple in most people’s shopping trolleys these days, and no surprise there, as it’s delicious and versatile. Even more so […]

Recipes, Vegetarian recipes

Recipe: Spicy Spanish-style potato rosti

Today I’m back in the kitchen. Hooray! I recently acquired a fabulous Microplane Julienne slicer (love a new gadget) so am using it to slice all manner of vegetables in style. It’s great for producing little slivers of potato which make for the perfect rosti. I’ve recently returned from Spain and love the flavours of […]

Recipes

Recipe: Mouthwatering potato gratin with Parma Ham

Today I’m cooking a delightful potato dish with a very special ingredient – Parma Ham. This amazing product is made from only four ingredients: pork, salt, air and time. Love that! The pigs must be bred on one of the 10 northern and central Italian regions and only three breeds can be used to produce […]

Meat recipes, Recipes

Recipe: Spicy lamb and chickpea soup

Today I’m back in the kitchen creating a spicy lamb and chickpea soup. More one-pot cooking just for you. I’m always inspired by the fresh ingredients I encounter on my travels and I’ve recently got back from another lovely visit to the Murcia region of Spain. There’s a fabulous market in the fishing village of […]