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Lovely leftovers – safe storing and delicious re-using

I love leftovers as much as the main Christmas dinner. I think many of us enjoy the Boxing day re-hash of Christmas dinner more than the first time its served...

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turkey top tips – all you need for a perfect bird

I get so many turkey questions at this time of year. I’ve pulled all the answers together here – covering what size to buy, preparing, testing it’s done, resting and...

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The tools that will make you a better cook – my 5 most useful kitchen tools

When the lovely Katie filmed me recently, she asked for my 5 most useful kitchen tools. This is how I replied. These are the items I use at least once...

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How to enjoy cooking during the festive season – my stress free guide and recipes

If you’ve not been able to make it to my recent four week festive cooking course, you can now buy my stress-free festive cooking guide with all the the detailed...

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Gift ideas (or hint list) for cooks

If you are a cook and want to drop some hints. Or if you know a cook and are looking for gift ideas then look no further. I’ve packaged up...

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some new ingredients

A couple of the ingredients I’m using right now aren’t easy to get at the supermarket. You can buy them from Amazon using the links here. Nduja This comes as a...

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Halloween and Bonfire Night recipe ideas

Those of us who would describe ourselves as ‘indoorsy’ come into our own at this time of year. I love summer but I am an autumn person at heart. Give...

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Win my favourite kitchen kit and a 1 hour class

Win a parcel of my essential kitchen kit and a 1 hour Facetime cooking class or coaching session with me. We can cover whatever you like in that hour. I...

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how to freeze and defrost safely and easily

In my last post, I shared some of my favourite things to keep in the freezer, along with what I add to those meals to make them extra delicious when...

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how to embrace your freezer and enjoy chilled mealtimes

I feel a bit twitchy if my freezer isn’t stocked with things I can easily turn into a quick meal. The secret is not just knowing what and how to...

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don’t forget the salt

I recently cooked with children at my sons’ school and was blown away at how many children said they didn’t like tomatoes. You know that kills me. Anyway, I had...

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are you storing your tomatoes all wrong?

This is a simple tip but one that always divides the room in my cooking classes. If you automatically put tomatoes in the fridge when you get home from the...

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