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Spanish Dinner for Two

This week’s Dinner for Two is all about Spanish cuisine; in particular albondgas, patatas bravas & crema Catalana. We’ll also be cooking espanicas con garbanzo, gambas ajillo, and the timeless classic, gazpacho. It’s the perfect dinner to celebrate summer! One of the greatest things about Spanish cuisine is its authenticity. It doesn’t try to impress, […]

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Homemade Granola Muesli Bars

I cannot tell you how many times I’ve longed for proper homemade granola muesli bars. I remember chomping down on them as a kid, and feeling satisfied after I’d finished. Somehow, the commercial bars these days just don’t live up to that memory. Maybe it’s the trick of time – the bars aren’t getting smaller, […]

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Easter Hot Cross Buns

When I was growing up, every Easter the shops would be filled with Hot Cross Buns, they’d start magically appearing as soon as Christmas was done. They were good, but nothing beat the ones my Mum would make – fresh from the oven, the kitchen filling with their delicious aroma. There’s nothing quite like them; […]

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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 […]