Bake It: Sweet Potato Scones

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  Whip up these delicious scones with a difference in no time! Ingredients: 200g self-raising flour 15g butter 1 medium sweet potato, peeled 1 egg 1 tsp salt 2tsp rosemary 15g pecorino 1tbsp milk A baking tray covered in parchment, a cookie cutter   Method: Preheat oven to gas 5 / 190c Cut the butter […]

From the Bookcase: One-Pot Gourmet Gardener by Cinead McTernan

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  Growing season is once again upon us but if lack of space is your usual excuse for not growing your own, it’s time to think again. Horticultural writer and gardening editor of The Simple Things magazine Cinead McTernan shows us how we can grow everything we need to create any of 25 recipes in […]

Gennaro Contaldo’s Hunter’s Chicken (Pollo alla Cacciatora)

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    This recipe has been reproduced with permission from Gennaro Contaldo’s book Gennaro’s Slow Cook Italian. (Click here for our review and read our interview with Gennaro here.) This classic Italian dish is renowned all over the world and often seen on the menus of Italian restaurants. The title alla cacciatora (‘in the style of […]

Low Sugar Mini Cakes

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    Cake is great. Carrot, coffee, fruit, chocolate fudge, vanilla sponge, jam filling and cream. Is your mouth watering yet? You can’t go wrong with a delicious homemade cake. When you’re on a restrictive diet it’s often the simple things you miss, so here’s a low-sugar alternative for mini cakes that you can enjoy […]