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Tom Kerridge’s Ultimate Ham and Cheese Toasties

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You will never have had a ham and cheese toastie like this, I guarantee it. It’s a cross between Welsh rarebit and a Croque Monsieur. A Croque Rarebit, if you … Continue reading

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Cheesy Chicken Baked Enchiladas

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Transform a couple of chicken breast, a couple of peppers, half an onion, a lump of Cheddar, a few tortilla wraps and a packet of Mexican spice mix into this … Continue reading

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Dexter Burger with Spiced Honeyed Bacon and Portobello Mushrooms

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It’s hard to improve on perfection. Actually, it’s impossible, or it wouldn’t be perfect. So what I give you here is a different kind of perfection: the burger is the … Continue reading

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Baked Portobello Mushrooms with ‘Barber’s’ Cheddar & Onion Stuffing

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As a cheese fiend, I’ve been keen to get my hands on some Barber’s 1833 Vintage Reserve Cheddar ever since in won last year’s gold medal at the World Cheese … Continue reading

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Deep-Fried Piri Piri Chicken Wings with Dolcelatte Dip

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If there is anything more more-ish than chicken wings, I am yet to meet it. In this Piri Piri recipe, I’ve slow-cooked them in stock, milk and spices for a … Continue reading

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Time To Die: The Best Burger Ever….’Turner & George’ Dexter Beef with New York Steak Rub and Aged Blue-Vein Cheddar

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When I texted a couple of these photos to my foodie friend Danny, he had two words, and both were in block capitals: ‘JESUS CHRIST!’ And he’s not even religious. … Continue reading

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Perfect Cauliflower Cheese Bake with Cote de Boeuf Steak

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My wife’s favourite accompaniment to a roast dinner or juicy steak is cauliflower cheese. She claims hers is better than mine – but (whisper it) she’s wrong! THIS is the … Continue reading

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Ultimate Luxury Burger: Beef with Shaved Truffle and Apres Soleil Cheese on Toasted Cholla Buns

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This might not be the world’s most expensive burger, but it’s pretty close! I wanted to create a super-umami burger that was bursting with meaty, mushroomy, cheesy depth – and … Continue reading

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I camembert it….Christmas Dinner Cheese! Surely a cheddar you’d never gorge on.

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I love my cheddar, but this is a cheese I would never gorge on: a block of cheddar that contains all the best elements of the traditional Christmas dinner – sprouts and … Continue reading

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Review: Heinz Five Beanz vs Heinz Baked Beans

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For me, there is no better hangover breakfast than a meaty sausage and grilled cheese on toast smothered in Heinz Baked Beans. So as I staggered back from the school … Continue reading

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Classics with a Twist: Felicity Cloake’s Perfect Burger

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I cannot tell a lie. This is not my recipe. Rather, I have adapted it from Felicity Cloake, of the Guardian, who tested different methods before arriving at this one, … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Faux Carpet-Bagged Fillet Steak

A traditional carpet-bagged steak is stuffed with oysters and was popular in the 1950s and ’60s. But I couldn’t find any oysters near where I lived, so I stuffed these … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Vegetable Tagliatelle with Oven-Dried Cherry Tomatoes and Lancashire Cheese

Lancashire cheese? LANCASHIRE CHEESE? In an Italian pasta dish? Well, it was all I had to hand – and it worked a treat. I used the Extra Tasty variety, which … Continue reading

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A fabulous French cheeseboard with a glass of Brittany cider

While on holiday in France recently, I came home with some fantastic cheeses. It was a bit of an effort identifying each one because the seller at the market in … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Olympic Dips (Cheese & Courgette; Zingy Tomato & Coriander; Avocado & Lime)

OK, OK, there’s nothing remotely Olympian about them but – hey – I figured if everyone else is jumping on the commercial bandwagon, then why can’t I? What’s that you … Continue reading

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For your delectation…my very cheesy national anthems!

When a friend saw this competition written about in a newspaper, he thought of me. I’m a cheese fanatic, see; a Cheddar afficionado. Thus, this comp had my name all … Continue reading

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Now THAT’S what I call a cheese board #2

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Restaurant Review: The ultimate meat and cheese experience: Bistro Du Vin, Soho, London

On the rare occasions I am allowed out of the house for good behaviour and relieved of my ironing and child-nagging duties, I like to do it in style. When … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Marvellously Moreish Cheesey Bacon Muffins

One of the first people I followed when I joined the Twittersphere seven months ago was Rebecca @EnglishMum. She’s a cook – and a very fine one at that – … Continue reading

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