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Recipe: Chicken fajita with The Spice Pioneer

I love a fajita and it’s been way too long since I had one. I remember the days when Mexican restaurants were all the rage in London and nights out consisted of plates of fajita and tequila lay backs. All a bit messy! Fun though. Now, thanks to the people at The ┬áSpice Pioneer there’s […]

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Recipe book review: Set a Table by Karen Dudley

Lockdown London has been that bit more pleasant with some fabulous sunny weather. And you know what that means…it’s time to barbecue/braai. Somewhat bizarrely the first thing I think of when I plan a braai menu is what salads I’m going to make. Today that was easy as I have a new recipe book from […]

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Recipe: Vietnamese spring rolls

So I’m not expecting to be able to travel anywhere for some time. A shock to the system for someone who is always hopping on and off planes and visiting countries near and far. So I thought I’d take you on a culinary journey around the world, sharing some of my favourite recipes and discovering […]

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Recipe: Liquid Parmesan ravioli in broth

Today I’m sharing this fabulous Parmesan recipe as part of #stayhomewithParmesan. Did you know that Parmigiano Reggiano (to give it its full name) was first produced by monks in the Middle Ages? It’s produced exclusively in the provinces of Parma,, Reggio Emilia, Modena, Bologna and Mantua. I’ve been there and you can inhale the aroma […]

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Recipe: My lockdown ham and pea frittata

Ham and pea frittata Lockdown has certainly made lunch at home more interesting. I’m always trying to think of something different to make. Well, if I can’t go out I may as well cook delicious food myself. Frittatas are a great way to use up all sorts of ingredients in your fridge or freezer, so […]

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Recipe: Chilli con Carne with The Spice Pioneer

So today I’m back in the kitchen cooking chilli con carne. My inspiration comes from clearing out my kitchen cupboards. Well what else are you going to do in Lockdown! I made some lovely discoveries, including several spice mixes from The Spice Pioneer. Instant dinner inspiration. These little Power Pods (cool name!) are packed with […]