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Pancakes, Crepes, Pikelets, Blinis

It was Shrove Tuesday this week (or Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras as you may also know it), and that means pancakes, crepes, pikelets and blinis are on the menu! Before the long days of Lent, it’s time to live it up and lash out on luxury; eggs and butter! Pancakes are one of the first dishes […]

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Eggs Benedict, Florentine and Royale

Eggs Benedict has ruled the cafe brunch roost for decades, but, with a quick twist, you can also make Florentine and Royale! Is there a big difference between them? You’ll just have to read on and discover the answer for yourself! Poached, scrambled, fried, over-easy, and even boiled, eggs have been a breakfast staple since […]

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Croque Monsieur and French Toast

Bonjour! This week’s cook-a-long with Chef Kit is all about two breakfast classics; Croque Monsieur and French Toast. Both of these menu items are famous the world ’round. Why? Because they’re absolutely delicious! They’re also deceptively easy to make. In fact, they’re so easy you’ll be shocked! Both use minimal ingredients, are a great way […]

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Beef Bourguignon & Chocolate Pudding

Welcome to this week’s blog post: beef Bourguignon and Chocolate self-saucing Pudding! Both of these recipes are absolute family favourites, as they’re easy to make and taste incredible! As the days are getting shorter, and the nights colder and longer, you’ll have the perfect opportunity to enjoy them all! We’ll be cooking these recipes on […]

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Apple Pie Autumn Perfection

The leaves are turning from luscious green to all those golden, red, and shades of brown. There’s a chill in the air that wasn’t there last week, and it tells us it’s Autumn, and that means it’s apple pie season and time for autumnal perfection! No matter whether you’re looking forward to Rosh Hashanah and […]

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Preserving Fruit and Vegetables

It’s that time of year, when preserving fruit and vegetables plays a large part in our daily and weekly lives. Whether it’s from our own gardens, or from super/market purchases, preserving for tomorrow is always a great idea. As a chef, I hear a lot of people comment on making jam, chutney, relish, or just […]

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English Muffin & Classic Bagel

Going ‘out’ for breakfast has always been something of a treat; the joy of someone else cooking your meal. But, eating out all the time can be expensive, so here’s a couple of menu classics that you can make at home; an English Muffin and a Classic Bagel. These two simple recipes form the foundation […]

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Aussie Vanilla Custard Slice

Growing up during the 80s, there was one true favourite treat in our family; an Aussie vanilla custard slice. We’d have them on our summer holidays – usually beside the beach – or as an after school treat, sometimes even on a road trip. Personally, I remember eating these with my Dad; he’s a huge […]