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Melt-in-the-Middle Pesto Chicken in Filo Pastry

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This lighter twist on the chicken Kiev is packed with just as much flavour. The pesto oozes out as a lovely surprise when you break through the crispy filo. I’ve … Continue reading

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Higgidy Chinese Spiced Beef Pies

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How about giving ordinary beef mince pies an Oriental twist with this extremely tasty recipe from Camilla Stephens’ splendid ‘Higgidy Cookbook’?  Camilla is the founder of Higgidy, which you may … Continue reading

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Blackberry and Apple Tarts with Ribena-Plus

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With autumn rolling in, apples and blackberries are turning ripe for the picking! These simple Apple & Blackberry Tarts – with added Ribena Plus – are the perfect treat to … Continue reading

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Very Easy Meringue Nests

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These meringue nests are a doddle to whip up – and they keep for ages in an airtight tin. Use whatever fruit you like to decorate them. The more colourful … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: How to make…Brioche

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I’ve searched high and low in local shops and supermarkets for brioche rolls for my homemade burgers, but with no joy. So I decided to make my own. This recipe … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Green Chilli Corn Muffins

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These savoury corn muffins are great for breakfast with crispy muffins, but they’re also fantastic for mopping up spicy gravies, like the sauce in a chilli con carne. I’ve, er, … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Hoi Sin Duck Pizza

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  Two of the greatest takeaway dishes in the history of British cuisine are pizza and Chinese crispy duck. So why not combine the two? This pizza makes a fantastic … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Spooky Halloween Cupcakes

Perhaps it’s the full moon, but for some reason I’m not half as grumpy about Halloween as I was last year. Then, I fell into the Victor Meldrew stereotype of … Continue reading

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