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Passion fruit meringue pie – an irresistible homemade dessert

Food & Drink

Sarah Helmsley shares a wonderfully fresh twist on a classic recipe to create an amazing passion fruit meringue pie

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Healthy tangy tomato, avocado and chickpea salad dressed with olive oil

Nutrition, Food & Drink

How food combinations can help you stay healthy and make attractive meals. ...

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Super meals to improve your health with food synergy

Nutrition, Food & Drink

Rob Hobson shares his recipe for salmon, prawn and almond curry and demonstrates that adding food synergy to your meal-making can...

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Seasonal vegetables: Delicious and inexpensive way to eat local

Food & Drink

Virginia Webb champions the delicious spring vegetables that should be on your table in March.

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Mouth-watering roast lamb with mint sauce – a kitchen classic

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Serve up the perfect spring Sunday roast with our fool proof recipe for roast lamb....

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Mouth-watering chocolate and peanut butter tart

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A dreamy dessert dedicated to chocaholics and anyone with a sweet tooth. ...

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Divine lemon and passion fruit drizzle cake – a perfect treat.

Food & Drink

This lemon and passion fruit drizzle cake is a classy little showstopper that won’t tax your baking skills.

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Stir fry chicken with broccoli – quick, healthy meals

Food & Drink

With a bit of forward thinking you can build a list of simple, speedy recipes to help you get your 5-a-day. Try this one for stir fry...

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Stir fry beef and broccoli – quick, healthy meals

Food & Drink, Nutrition

One-pot cooking at its best. Quick, simple and very, very tasty....

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Delicious lasagne with chestnuts and peppers

Food & Drink

Rejuvenate your love of pasta dishes with this vegetarian lasagne with chestnuts and peppers.

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Exquisite Spanish cauli-shoots, chicken and chorizo traybake

Food & Drink

There is something very satisfying about one-pot cooking. This Spanish cauli-shoots, chicken and chorizo traybake recipe brings together a...

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Healthy Cavolo Nero salad with sweet potato, pear, walnut & blue cheese dressing

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What could be simpler than salad to keep you on the healthy eating straight and narrow?...

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The perfect Burns Night supper

Food & Drink

Burns suppers may be formal or informal but they must always be entertaining. We take a look at the ceremony of Burns Night.

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Old fashioned bread pudding – a heavenly bowl of sin

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One of those traditional puddings, rarely seen in today's restaurants or shops but is a real family treat!...

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Burns supper recipes

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From starter to pudding, we've got all the essentials for a Burns Night Supper, just add neeps and tatties!...

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Delicious vegan California walnut and lemon parsley spaghetti

Food & Drink

At only 780kcal per serving this quick and easy walnut and lemon parsley spaghetti is a winner for any new year eating plan.

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New Year healthy eating – pasta

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Christmas can be a time of 'big eating', so give your tummy a breather in January with these simple pasta recipes that will satisfy in...

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Perfect Christmas cheese combinations

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Devise the perfect cheese board and serve with a varied range of tipples, from expert Jilly Goolden. ...

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Spice up the kitchen with simple Chinese recipes

Food & Drink

Break the habit of spending needlessly on expensive takeaways, these simple recipes will help you discover the confidence to do it yourself.

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Perfect trifle – tradition triumphs over trends

Food & Drink

New research reveals winning formula for the perfect British Trifle...

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Perfect Christmas mulled wine recipe

Food & Drink

Delicious, festive mulled wine recipe full of spices and the season's cheer....

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Mouth-watering organic soup recipes

Food & Drink • One Comment

Here's our pick of the best organic soup recipes on 50connect including hearty lentil soup, a rich minestrone, black bean and chilli...

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Super foods – Mediterranean soup with cavolo nero

Food & Drink • 2 Comments

A rich, warming soup from table to tummy in just 25 minutes. The perfect comfort food to follow an afternoon gardening or a winter walk....

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Kale mac and cheese – exquisite winter warmer recipe

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There are few things more welcoming than coming home to macaroni cheese on a cold autumn night.

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Divine Drambuie soaked apple tarte tatin

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TV chef James Martin shares this luxurious autumnal dessert treat - apple tarte tatin....

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Leek and feta roulade – an irresistible treat

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Creamy leeks and tangy feta marry together with light, crispy filo in this surprisingly simple dinner time treat. ...

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Roast chicken with pomegranate – no guilt all pleasure

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Discover this irresistible sticky roast chicken marinated in pomegranate molasses, sumac and lemon juice.

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Scrumptious apple and blackberry crumble

Food & Drink

Dig into this recipe for a glorious apple and blackberry crumble. ...

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Winerist – enjoying the world of wine

Travel, Food & Drink

Michael Edwards indulges in some blue-sky thinking for days when travel is easier....

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Heavenly hazelnut chocolate truffles recipe

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Hazelnut chocolate truffles recipe that is easy to follow and quick to create. Leaving you plenty of time to put your feet up and relax.

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Super vegetable souvlaki with a feta and roasted pepper dip

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Irini Tzortzoglou shares a vegetable souvlaki recipe steeped in her Cretan roots. ...

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Indulgent walnut, aubergine and mushroom keema

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Nutritionist Sian Porter dishes up a delicious meat-free walnut, aubergine and mushroom keema....

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Delicious stuffed courgettes

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Lightweight, low maintenance vegetarian option for any occasion.

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Delicious, light goats’ cheese tart

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Beat the heat and enjoy a satisfying dinner, lunch or supper with this scrumptious goats’ cheese tart with Sticky Fig Relish. This...

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Scrumptiously easy banana flapjack balls

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Helen Burgess of Little Cooks shares a recipe for banana flapjack balls that grandparents and children can make together....

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Indulgent New York-style Cheesecake

Food & Drink

Unleash your inner Bake Off demon with this sublime New York-style cheesecake.

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Easy BBQ ideas for dinner

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To celebrate 25th National Barbecue Week, here are some delicious, but reasonably easy to prepare gastro BBQ recipes...

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Delicious child-friendly fishcakes

Food & Drink

Helen Burgess brings another recipe to help encourage grandchildren to cook and enjoy new foods....

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Happy hearts jam tarts

Food & Drink

This recipe for happy hearts jam tarts is designed to bring joy in the making and happiness in the eating!

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Delicious Japanese roast cauliflower in Dengaku sauce

Food & Drink

Chef Yuki Gomi presents five delicious recipes, to encourage you to discover the benefits of growing and cooking from scratch....

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Diabetes-friendly recipes

Food & Drink, Nutrition

To help raise awareness for Diabetes Week (14-20 June), California Walnuts have shared five delicious diabetes-friendly recipes....

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The secret to delicious tomato salads

Food & Drink

Most of us are aware of the advice to eat ‘five a day’, but as Irini Tzortzoglou shows you can enhance flavours to make the most humble ingredients sing.

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Reader recipes invitation

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Share your favourite recipes with the 50connect community and see your culinary triumphs published as a reader recipes of the week....

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Why eat seasonally? Top tips for a healthy sustainable diet

Food & Drink, Nutrition

Most of our favourite fruits and vegetables can be enjoyed year-round but they are only really at their best in season....

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Best rhubarb recipes: Baked rhubarb compote

Food & Drink

2019 Masterchef winner Irini Tzortzoglou pays a visit to her neighbour’s garden before creating a delicious compote.

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Meat free treats: Curried beetroot and lentil shepherd’s pie

Food & Drink

Concerns over red meat and increased cancer risk are encouraging more to be creative at meal times. Check out this curried beetroot and...

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Guilt free seasonal produce: Asparagus recipes

Food & Drink

British asparagus will soon be at its peak as May approaches, so here are some recipe ideas to get you in the mood for a spring treat....

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Luxurious gluten free popcorn cheesecake

Food & Drink

Gluten-free Drambuie butterscotch popcorn cheesecake, you say? Don’t mind if I do.

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Cheats quick chicken ramen

Food & Drink, Recipes

A super simple Japanese ramen, packed with greens and goodness that put lukewarm, tasteless takeaways to shame! ...

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Vegan South African sponge

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This vegan plum sponge cake is sweet, fluffy and studded with vibrant tasting South African plums! This cake is completely plant based,...

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Masaledar Aloo

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Masaledar aloo cooked at home … and in under an hour. It’s time to ditch the expensive takeaways and treat yourself to a homecooked taste of India.

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Delicious fruity treats for Pancake Day

Food & Drink

Two flipping delicious pancake day recipes the whole family will enjoy. Leave the lemon juice and caster sugar in the cupboard and treat...

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Fool proof creamy chicken pie

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A rich and creamy pie the family will love & that's ready to go in the oven in 10 minutes!...

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Lockdown Valentine’s Day menu

Food & Drink

You know what they say, the best way to a man or woman’s heart is through their stomach!

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Duck with cherries in Gabbiano chianti

Food & Drink

Tuck Into Some Tuscan Specials. Learn how to cook Duck with cherries in Gabbiano chianti with TV chefs Giancarlo and Katie Caldesi....

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Dazzling Christmas cocktails

Food & Drink

The cocktail hour tends to get an unlimited extension over the Christmas period, so we've chosen an assortment of classy cocktails that...

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Sensational stuffing recipes

Food & Drink

A cornucopia of ideas for creating the perfect stuffing.

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Beautiful breakfasts: Zespri SunGold baked oats

Food & Drink

A warm from the oven version of overnight oats – a great way to start the day!...

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Chocolate mousse: A shamelessly indulgent vegan treat

Food & Drink

Rustle up this super smooth, vegan chocolate mousse in minutes and pop it in the fridge ready to serve for lunch and dinner, with friends...

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Healthy eating: beetroot and red onion tarte tatin

Food & Drink

Eat to the beat this summer with this fantastically sweet and luxuriously simple beetroot and red onion tarte tatin recipe.

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Sizzling greens with crispy beef

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Quick-fire stir fry recipe to help you beat the summer heat ...

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Mint choc CDB sleepy hot chocolate

Food & Drink

An intriguing twist on a classic night cap including mint and CBD oil which is thought to reduce symptoms of stress, anxiety and...

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First-rate fish chowder

Food & Drink

Fish is rich in Vitamin D (the sunshine vitamin) and this delicious chowder cooked up by nutritionist Rob Hobson,packs in pollock, hake and salmon, as well mussels and kale to give you a welcome boost during the sunless winter months.

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Walnut and Wild Mushroom Gnocchi

Food & Drink

Dr Rupy Aujla takes the humble walnut and transforms it from unappreciated and unloved kernel into the tasty co-star of this delicious...

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Falafel with tomato and cavolo nero sauce

Food & Drink

Deliciously spicy and rich in iron, here's a simple vegetarian supper that is a reassuringly heart alternative to the new year, new you fad...

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Chickpea, squash & tomato curry with beetroot pickle, brown rice and coconut yoghurt

Food & Drink

Our bodies naturally crave carbs during the winter months which may be a way of helping to promote serotonin production (the feel-good hormone). He’s a super satisfying high fibre filler to spice up any winter evening.

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Christmas Chocolate, California Walnut & Apricot Panforte

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Richer than a very rich thing and more chocolatey than a Cadbury's production line, this sublime panforte by GBBO finalist Ruby Bhogal is...

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Brussels sprout, chestnut and sage risotto

Food & Drink

Sprouts are divisive let's be honest, but this delightful risotto medley will win over even the most ardent Brussels dodgers. ...

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Wholesome sweet potato and coconut soup with sweet potato chips

Food & Drink

Get inspired for World Vegan Month (1-30 November) with this deliciously warming, moreish spiced soup, beautifully garnished with crisp sweet potato chips and freshly grated coconut.

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Special fried rice with radish, celery and spring onions

Food & Drink

Ditch the cost of a midweek takeaway in favour of this quick and easy homemade recipe for special fried rice....

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Falafel

Food & Drink

Falafel is perfect for a light lunch or supper. Don't worry that they are deep fried, heart-healthy rape seed or avocado oil will help keep...

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Baked pesto chicken and asparagus flatbread

Food & Drink

Blue-eyed TV kitchen adonis Paul Hollywood gets all bakey with these amazingly simple healthy eaters.

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Pimm’s and strawberry lollies

Food & Drink

Mix up your Pimm's consumption by making these fun ice lollies, you can guarantee they will impress guests!...

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British asparagus and prawn tacos with a tomato salsa

Food & Drink

For a quick 30-minute meal, load these tacos with pan fried garlicky prawns, asparagus, fiery tomato salsa and fresh coriander and radish...

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Smoked mackerel and couscous salad

Food & Drink

Beat the heat with this spectacularly simple smoked fish dish with flavours that will dance on your palate.

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Eating out: Fancy Crab

Food & Drink

An evening with delicious seafood royalty, without the pretentious setting - a night at the Fancy Crab is one for every occasion. ...

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Beef fillet marinated in tea and horseradish

Food & Drink

Warm weather and a bank holiday weekend what better way enjoy spring bank than with this delicious marinated beef fillet on the barbecue....

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Spinach & ricotta pie with Tracklements fresh mint jelly

Food & Drink

GBBO might be off our screens but that is no excuse to down tools in the kitchen. It’s time to stand by your benches and … Bake!

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Beef and super greens stir-fry

Food & Drink

Iron deficiency can leave you feeling tired and lethargic. Try this super quick and healthy, iron-rich stir fry and boost your red blood...

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Superfood truffles

Food & Drink

These little chocolate nuggets are supercharged with chlorella to energise the body. Recipe by Christine Bailey....

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Pulled Persian lamb with Tracklements zingy rosemary jelly

Food & Drink

Easter wouldn’t be the same without lamb and this slow-cooked show-stopper is quick and easy to prepare and has flavours to die for.

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Lamb harira – a Moroccan lamb, chickpea and lentil stew

Food & Drink

A dinner party meal to impress. This tasty and heart-warming Moroccan-style stew will be a family favourite in no time, and provide the...

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Phaanu dal – a spicy, high fibre treat

Food & Drink

Put your culinary skills to the test with this rich and creamy phaanu dish, cooked from scratch....

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Mini Croque Monsieurs with Tracklements green tomato chutney

Food & Drink

Deliciously comforting and homely Christmas canapes that are easy to make and devilishly easy to clear a plate.

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Goats’ cheese and zingy rosemary jelly mini muffins

Food & Drink

Here's a festive finger food (canapes to posh folk) to serve 22 with deliciously savoury goats' cheese and rosemary jelly muffins....

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Buckwheat galette with spinach, asparagus & poached egg

Food & Drink

Food has a huge impact on your overall health. So why not ditch the comfort food and tcuk into this delicious buckwheat galette with...

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California walnut and fig cake

Food & Drink

Great British Bake Off winner Edd Kimber goes nutty with this delicious recipe for California walnut and fig cake.

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North African egg and butterbean salad

Food & Drink, Recipes

Packed with flavour and vegetables, this dish is not only rich in protein you will also get a large helping of vitamin D and B12 from your...

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Berry infused gins

Food & Drink, Recipes

Mix up your usual G&T by infusing the gin with berries. Not only will it have a pretty colour, but it will taste delicious too....

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Walnut, chocolate and plum upside-down cake

Food & Drink, Recipes

What’s not to love? It’s cake, with chocolate, with succulent plums, with walnuts – and it’s upside down. Oh, and it’s absolutely delicious!

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Chocolate walnut dipped strawberry ice pops

Recipes, Food & Drink

Chocolate walnut dipped strawberry ice pops - super simple fruit lolly recipe that can be done with the grandchildren over the summer hols....

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World’s most expensive steaks return to Aldi – for only £7.99

Food & Drink, Recipes

Aldi's best-selling Wagyu steak cuts return but you better get your skates on - they sell out fast! ...

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5 ways with olives

Food & Drink

Olives? So much more than just a nibble or a canape. Here are some ideas for how you can get creative with this super juicy fruit of the Mediterranean and warmer climes.

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Chantenay, prosciutto and rocket salad

Food & Drink

Super, zero-fuss summer salad recipe that blends the sweetness of Chantenay carrots with rich savoury proscuitto and peppery sharpness of...

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Chorizo and shallot galette

Food & Drink, Recipes

This quick and easy galette with shallots and chorizo serves as an impressive starter for six or as a light lunch. ...

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Sourdough toastie stuffed with Emmental, salt beef and dill mustard sauce

Food & Drink, Recipes

Perfect weekend wonder that takes the humble toastie and elevates it to the level of superior savoury stomach comforter.

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Walnut and rosemary crusted goats’ cheese with beetroot carpaccio

Food & Drink, Recipes

Here's the first in a series of inspiring vegetarian recipes for summer. This week, walnut and rosemary crusted goats' cheese with beetroot...

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Mackerel with herby tomato and shallots salsa on toast

Food & Drink

Light, healthy and perfect for quick, no mess breakfast or lunch this mackerel, toast and salsa combo will set your tastebuds singing. ...

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Prawn and kale paella

Food & Drink, Recipes

Get set for the warmer weather with this delicious and healthy prawn and kale paella

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