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Chicken and Mushroom Pie

Chicken and mushroom pie is a British traditional dish, popular throughout the whole year, especially during the winter months, acting as comfort food keeping you warm. Chicken and mushroom pie tends to be rich and creamy with lots of flavour, made from puff pastry. Best eaten on the day of baking, although leftovers can be store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days, reheating in a microwave. Ingredients 350g Cooked Chicken 25g Butter 1 Large Onion Chopped 150g Mushroom Sliced 25g Flour 150ml Chicken Stock…

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Easy to make Mince Pies

The sign of mince pies in the shops means the festive season has begun. They are still a favourite family tradition during this time or year and have been around since the 18th Century. Whether you are enjoying biting into one with a glass of mulled wine in the comforts of your home or at a Christmas party they are crispy and full of flavour. Mince Pies now come in many varieties and are widely available. This mince pie recipe is easy to make and will make around 12 pies.…

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Gingerbread Cookies

November the 21st is national gingerbread cookie day. What better excuse is there to fill your kitchen and homes with the smell of fresh ginger spices! Gingerbread cookies are often a popular choice for all the family during the festive season. Crispy on the outside and soft in the centre is the perfection combination. This recipe is easy to make, taking less than 1 hour. It can make up to 15 cookies, the preparation time is 30 minutes and cooking time 15. Ingredients 1 ½ Teaspoon Cinnamon 5 ½ Teaspoon…

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Easy Pumpkin Soup

With Halloween approaching pumpkins are are popular as ever, many in fields go to waste, why not make the most out of pumpkins by making a creamy pumpkin soup. Pumpkin soup in the winter never gets old, it is healthy and easy to make. This recipe serves 4 people, with 10 minutes prep time and 50 minutes cooking time. Ingredients 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1 Large Onion – finely chopped 4 Garlic Cloves – finely chopped 1 Pumpkin (8KG) 1 Chicken / Vegetable Stock Ground Black Pepper 120 ml Double Cream –…

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Choosing the right microwave for you

Microwaves are a popular kitchen appliance, the are mainly used to heat or reheat food quickly. Choosing the right microwave for you is mainly down to size and the intended purpose. Microwaves these days have many features to choose from. Microwave use less energy when cooking, it cooks food by using radiation. How fast your food is cooked is based on the wattage power. Microwaves range between 600 W – 1200 W power.  Most microwaves come with a turn table which cooks your food evenly by slowly turning around during…

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Apple and Blackburry Crumble

Apple and blackberry crumble is one of the nations favourites desserts. August and September is the best time for picking Blackberries. The best blackberries will stand out from the crowd, they will be shiner and firmer.  Blackberries aren’t restricted to rural areas you will see them along many paths amongst the hedgerows. Berry picking means autumn is approaching. The warm sweet aromas of apple and blackberry crumble cooking in the kitchen as the nights are drawing in and getting cooler. The recipe below serves 4 people, it is easy to…

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Poached Egg and Mushrooms on Toast

Poached egg and mushrooms on toast with thyme is full of flavours, not only is it quick and easy to make, it is ideal for breakfast or lunch all year round. You can also home grow the vegetables and herbs in this dish just like we did. This recipe is for one person and takes around 15 minutes to make. Ingredients 1 large free range egg 1 tablespoon olive oil Sliced toasted bread Fresh finely chopped thyme leaves 100g chestnut mushroom, sliced Season of salt and pepper Mozzarella (optional) 50g…

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Iceking Freezers

Freezers are an essential appliance in every household. We use them during the winter months to stock up on frozen food to save us going out to the shops in the dark cold nights and in the summer for Ice-cream and BBQ related food. We understand that each home is different, which is why we have a wide range of freezers that come in a variety of styles and sizes. From under counter freezers to upright freezers with plenty of storage for all the family. As well as chest freezer…

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Easy Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers are a colourful, nutritional dish that is cheap to make. They are especially popular in the summertime as they are easy to make and full of delicious flavours for all the family to enjoy. When making stuffed peppers there is a variety of food options you can use, whether it be a vegetarian option or meat filled. This dish is often used as the main course with a side salad or garlic bread. Here is a traditional easy stuffed pepper recipe with beef for you to enjoy at…

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Strawberry Shortcake

The 14th of June is national strawberry shortcake day, so why not celebrate one of the nation’s most loved desserts with friends and family. With strawberry season upon us there are plenty of fresh ones to pick from. This cake is quick and easy to make and a real crowd pleaser.   Ingredients for the cake: 140 g Unsalted butter 420g Plain flour 100g Granulated suagr 1 Tbsp. Baking powder 1 Tsp. Baking soda ¼ Tsp. Salt 600ml Whipping cream   Ingredients for the filling: 50g Sugar 600g Strawberries 400ml…

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