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Homemade Chicken Fajitas (homemade spice mix, flat bread, salsa & guacamole)

The kids at our cookery camps and birthday parties always love these fajitas! I know you can buy packs of ready made spice mix and salsa but making your own is always better as you are guaranteed there are no added sugars, salts or preservatives. Also, once you have the spices, this is a cheaper […]

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Quesadillas & Scallop Ceviche on Sunday AM, TV3

I did a couple of very simple and fresh dishes on Sunday AM that are perfect for easy, light summer meals. Watch the Quesadillas here and the Scallop Ceviche here

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Sunday AM, TV3: Chermoulla Baked Hake, Lime Yogurt & Tabbouleh and Lemon Polenta Cake with Candied Pistachios

I did some lovely, light easy recipes from our popular Taste of North Africa & the Middle East Class on Sunday AM this week. Click here to watch Chermoulla Baked Hake with Lime Yogurt & Tabbouleh and here to watch Lemon Polenta Cake. Click here for all the recipes in full.

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April’s Weather Food Cast on LMFM: Salmon Chow Mein & Fragrant, Creamy Chicken Curry

A couple of nice, easy family friendly dishes that are healthy to boot! Fragrant & Creamy Chicken Curry This chicken curry is a winner with both children and elderly relatives. It is flavoursome without being too spicy. It can be made ahead and chilled or frozen until you are ready to serve it. If you […]

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Eggs Benedict

Watch the recipe here & full written recipe here  

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Easter Weather FoodCast on LMFM-Roast Leg of Lamb & Simnel Cake

It feels like Spring is in the air! The daffs and crocuses in our garden are in full bloom and the evenings are getting longer. I love this time of year and Easter always feels like a real turning point in the seasons. Enjoy this fantastic Roast Garlic & Rosemary Leg of Lamb with Rich […]

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White Chocolate & Raspberry Cupcakes

White Chocolate & Raspberry Cupcakes Ingredients: 175g Plain Flour 110g Caster Sugar 110g Butter, softened 50ml Milk 2 Eggs ½ tsp Vanilla Extract 1 tsp Baking Powder 55g White Chocolate, chopped 100g fresh Raspberries, chopped For the Buttercream Icing: 150g Butter, softened 150g Icing Sugar To flavour: any type of extract you wish such as […]

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Quesadillas with Guacamole & Sweetcorn Salsa

Our lunch at today’s Easter Kid’s Cookery Camp is Quesadillas with Guacamole & Sweetcorn Salsa. This is a more-ish dish and I love it as a quick supper in front of the TV. Much healthier & tasty than a take-away! Quesadillas For each quesadilla, you will need: 2 corn tortillas Some grated cheese (about 50g) […]

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Mini Frittatas

We are in the middle of our Easter Kid’s Cookery Camp and this morning’s healthy snack was these mini frittatas. They are easy & fast to make and are a perfect lunch box of picnic staple. They want down a treat with the kids today as they were all able to choose their own fillings! […]

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Cooking with Kids! Sticky Chicken Drumsticks

Most kids really love these Sticky Chicken Drumsticks! I remember the first time we made these at one of our Kid’s Cookery Camps, the kids went crazy for them and there was a stampede for the last few 🙂 Sticky Chicken Drumsticks (Serves 4) Ingredients:  8 Chicken thighs 2 tablespoons of soya sauce 2 tablespoons […]

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