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Wild and Game introduces two delightful new pâtés

Wild and Game pâté Today I’m introducing some delicious new pâté. I love pâté. It’s perfect as a starter as well as an anytime satisfying snack. And I’ve been tasting the new grouse and pheasant pâté by UK game specialist Wild and Game. They come in two flavours – Grouse, Brandy & Herb and Pheasant, […]

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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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The Cook with Biltong Club: Biltong, strawberry and mascarpone blinis

A heatwave has hit London…hooray. So it’s time for some summery food. Today I was inspired to make some biltong blinis using the beautifully juicy English strawberries that are around at the moment. I cheated and bought ready-made canapé blinis (why wouldn’t you!) from Sainsbury’s. Then all it takes is a little slicing and some […]

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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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Tasty recipes using olives

I love olives in all their colours, shapes and forms. My marinated ones have achieved some sort of fame – everyone loves them and I’m always being asked to make them for special occasions. You can find the recipe in a previous post at this link. http://eatingcoventgarden.com/2012/10/03/zesty-citrus-olives/. Originally thought to symbolise peace and wisdom, olives […]