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How to make a perfect omelette

How to make a perfect omelette

Cooking the perfect omelette has evaded me until now. So of course eventually I turned, in desperation, to Facebook friends for advice. Well, whoever would have guessed t...
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How to make macaroni cheese

How to make macaroni cheese

You'd think everyone would know how to make macaroni cheese wouldn't you? Not so. In fact for a lot of British people it wasn't a dish they grew up with, unless it came o...
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The Best Sandwich

The best sandwich

Now then, you don't get many of these to the pound. The best sandwich ever for people who've been very physical that day, like running for a long time, extreme gardening,...
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How to roast potatoes

How to roast potatoes

I don't think I know anyone who doesn't love roast roast spuds! How to roast potatoes is something everyone should be taught at school. But they're not, so here we are wi...
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How to make Yorkshire Pudding

How to make Yorkshire Pudding

Quintessentially Sunday are Yorkshire Puds! Whether you like to make one big one or lots of little ones every British cook seems to have their own recipe for how to make ...
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Poached eggs

How to poach eggs

Poached eggs are one of life's greatest food-joys. Not cooked in vinegary water inside a metal ring or plastic pod, but au naturel, in plain boiling water. The one key to...
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Chicken kiev

Easy chicken kiev

If you're going to eat chicken, eat it rarely, and eat it good – what I mean is, spend a bit on quality high welfare chooks that have had a half decent life and then ma...
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Lentil bolognaise

Lentil and tomato bolognese

OMG I love spag bol, it conjures up the comforting the scent of mixed herbs and warm lovely kitchens; and back in the day it always seemed a bit way out and daring (back ...
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Herby roast potatoes

Herby roast potatoes

Who doesn't love roast potatoes? I don't know anyone, unless they're following some dismal fad :) Anyway, these are gorgeous and herby and crispy and fluffy and garlicky ...
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