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Scones

Traditional Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. Sift the flour into a mixing bowl. Cut the butter into small squares and add it to the flour. Mix the butter into the flour until all the pieces are coated, then rub in, using your fingertips, until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Lift the mixture […]

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Potato Salad

A beautiful version of this classic
Serves 4
Prep time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins plus cooling time
Ingredients
600g waxy potatoes
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
2 tbsp vegetable oi …

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Eton Mess- Truly Scrumptious!

Eton mess is so simple, made with broken meringues, strawberries and cream – the best bits of summer combined into one easy dessert!
First mentioned in print in 1893, it is commonly believed to orig …

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Linguine Alla Carbonnara

This is a very quick and simple recipe, Linguine Alla Carbonnara, we picked this up from a wonderful little restaurant in Rome a few years ago and was an instant hit on the menu when we got back.
Ingr …

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Raspberry, Almond Butter & Banana Oatmeal Muffins

Healthy banana oatmeal muffins bursting with fresh, juicy raspberries!
 
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Ingredients
1 cup white whole wheat flour
(can also use whole wheat pastry flo …

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Slow-cooked shoulder of lamb with fennel and marsala

Serves 6
Takes 10 minutes to make, 4 hours to cook
The fennel and marsala in this slow-cooked lamb recipe add wonderful sweet and aniseed notes – perfect for a special feast.
Ingredients
2.5kg shoul …

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Lemony vegetable Linguine

In celebration of our office Secret Santa, we are delighted to share a recipe from our gift. . . enjoy!
Serves 2 – Total time 15 mins
Ingredients
150g dried linguine

2 x courgettes

1 x carrot

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The Bladebone Recipe

Pan-fried Brill, Jerusalem Artichoke, Prawn & Spinach Linguini
Recipe for one person (multiply the ingredients per person)
Ingredients
220-270g Brill fillet, skin on/pin boned
30g Peeled frozen …

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Coronation Chicken – A Retro Summer Supper

Preparation time
1-2 hours
Cooking time
30 mins to 1 hour
Serves 4-8
Ingredients

1.5kg/4lb free-range chicken
4 spring onions, sliced
6 garlic cloves, peeled, left whole
1 tbsp sea salt
10 whole blac …

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Leek Braised Mutton with Creamy Leek and Mint Sauce

St David’s Day Recipes from the British Leek Growers Association
With mutton currently experiencing a well-deserved revival, this is a great recipe to serve as an alternative Christmas dish, a h …

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Oven-roasted Cauliflower Cheese

Roasting the cauliflower imparts a lovely sweetness to the dish and the mustard means you need less cheese so it’s better for that post-Christmas waistline!
Did you know. . .
Cauliflower originates …

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Embrace Hygge in the Kitchen this Winter

Hearty, comforting recipes to celebrate the spirit of Hygge from British Leeks
This winter we’re all taking about the Danish ritual of Hygge. It encapsulates the Danish art of living well, throu …

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Bailey’s Ice Cream

Serves 6-8
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Chilling time: Over night + freezing time (30mins- 3 hours depending on method used)
Ingredients
480ml whole milk
150g granulated sugar

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Quiche Lorraine

Preparation time: 30-40 mins including chill time.
Cooking time: 25-30 minutes
Ingredients
4 eggs
175g / 6oz streaky bacon
1 onion (finely chopped)
125g / 4.5oz hard cheese (Gruyere is nice but chedda …

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Penne with Kale and Sun-dried Tomatoes

 Kale is from the same family as cabbage. It’s packed with calcium, vitamins and other nutrients as well as being full of fibre. It’s already classed as a super food, but this simple supper dish …

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Cashew Chicken

Ingredients
 For the chicken
450g boneless chicken breasts, skinned
1 egg white
1 tsp salt
2 tsp corn flour
310ml groundnut (or peanut) oil or water
2 tsp groundnut (or peanut) oil
55g cashew nuts
1 …

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Hearty Lentil and Preserved Lemon Soup

A truly warm and tasty soup to serve at your bonfire night celebrations
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 80 minutes
Serves 6
Ingredients

3tbsp olive oil
3 onions
5 cloves garlic,
2tbsp grat …

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Turkey Magic!

My Gran insisted on soaking her Christmas turkey in brine (or ‘broin’ as she used to call it) I never really understood why until I tried it for myself.
You need 750g salt for a large turkey. Use …

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Sausage and Bean Casserole, Spanish Style

Preparation time 30 minutes
Cooking time 1 hour
Serves 6
Ingredients

2 tsp vegetable oil
600g/1lb 5½oz thick, good quality pork sausages
150g/5½oz chorizo, cut into serving pieces
1 medium onio …

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Marmalade and Chocolate Shortbread

This recipe was a favourite childhood tea time treat, made with our Gran’s special home-made marmalade. If you make your own marmalade then you’re good to go: if not buy the best quality marmalade …

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