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New Beginnings and Steak and Kidney Pie

New Beginnings and Steak and Kidney Pie

I am immensely proud of Anita-Clare Field. She broke her upper arm catastrophically whilst walking the dog in 2010 and endured a three and a half years of agony whilst medics attempted to fix if. One sleepless night and in attempt to divert her mind from the mind-numbing pain, she […]

6 Surprising Uses For Coffee In Cooking

6 Surprising Uses For Coffee In Cooking

Do you ever suffer from fatigue around mid-afternoon? Join the club! There is a simple cure, though. Put coffee in your food. Yes, really — coffee is not just for drinking and can liven up an otherwise dull salad or stew. The key to cooking with coffee is the type of […]

Chicken and Chorizo Gratin with Flavour Shots

Chicken and Chorizo Gratin with Flavour Shots

We’ve been dying to try the new Schwartz Flavour Shots range for ages, so when they asked us if we’d like to work with them recreating this delicious Spanish influenced recipe, we were delighted. One of the first things I liked about the flavour shot we chose was that the […]

A Load Of Tripe ? Mondongo

A Load Of Tripe ? Mondongo

Tripe is a meat that a lot of us take issue with, not least me, because I am not a fan of offal of any kind. Tripe is the stomach of a cow. Beef tripe is usually made from only the first three chambers of a cow’s stomach: the rumen […]

Eat More Fish : Ceviche

Eat More Fish : Ceviche

Ceviche (Spanish pronunciation: also spelled cebiche, or seviche,  is a seafood dish popular in the coastal regions of the Americas, especially Central and South America. The dish is typically made from fresh raw fish cured in citrus juices, (lemon or lime), and spiced with garlic or chilli peppers. Additional seasonings, […]

Meat Free Monday: Brazil 2014 – Feijoada

Meat Free Monday: Brazil 2014 – Feijoada

With the impending football fever that will accompany the World Cup, we thought we would bring you our take on some interesting recipes from its host this year, Brazil. The cuisine of a nation is determined largely by the societies, customs and traditions within that culture as well as by […]

Heaven Preserve Us: Caraway Seeds – Harissa Paste

Heaven Preserve Us: Caraway Seeds – Harissa Paste

I’ve cooked a lot for Heaven Preserve Us recently and i’ve been experimenting using different flavour combinations to enhance our recipes. Caraway is one of the spices we use in our new range. Here’s a bit about this quite extraordinary little seed. Caraway, also known as meridian fennel,or Persian cumin, is a biennial plant in […]

Soupe Dragon – Mock Bird’s Nest Soup

Soupe Dragon – Mock Bird’s Nest Soup

Bird’s nest soup was first eaten as a delicacy in  the court of the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Nowadays, the tiny port of Kumai, on the southern tip of Borneo, is home to numerous ‘bird houses’ which are built with the sole purpose of encouraging the town’s swiftlets to build their nests […]