Aubergine and Quinoa ‘Meatballs’ With Tomato Sauce

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  This recipe for  Aubergine and Quinoa ‘Meatballs’ with Tomato Sauce has been reproduced from Flexible Vegetarian by Jo Pratt which is due out on 7th September. Published by Frances Lincoln, an imprint of The Quarto Group, you can pre-order your copy here. These look and (almost) taste like traditional meatballs – they will surprise Read More

Waldorf-Inspired Tuna and Avocado Salad

Waldorf-Inspired Tuna And Avocado Salad

    This recipe for this delicious Waldorf-Inspired Tuna and Avocado Salad has been brought to you by the World Avocado Organization. In case you were not aware that such an organisation existed, the World Avocado Organization’s (WAO) primary purpose is to promote and increase the consumption, awareness and value of avocados in international markets. Read More

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 Read More

From the Bookcase: Gennaro’s Slow Cook Italian by Gennaro Contaldo

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  Winter may be over but that doesn’t mean the end of warm, comforting meals just yet. Gennaro Contaldo shares meals and memories from his childhood in his new book Gennaro’s Slow Cook Italian proving that hearty meals can be enjoyed any time of the year. Not restricted to the regional delights from Naples, Gennaro brings Read More

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 Read More

From the Bookcase: The 1st American Cookie Lady by Barbara Swell

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  Barbara Swell takes us on another nostalgic step back in time with her book The 1st American Cookie Lady – Recipes from a 1917 Cookie Diary. The recipes are not Barbara’s own, having landed Anna ‘Cookie’ Covington’s 76-page handwritten cookie cookbook at an eBay auction. Finding what she thought to be the oldest written Read More

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 Read More

Chocolate Cookie Layer Cheesecake

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  Chocolate shortbread layered with an indulgently creamy filling makes this cake a delicious treat any day of the week!   Ingredients: Makes one 9″ cake For chocolate shortbread: 375g plain flour 300g butter, cold and diced 225g caster sugar 100g cocoa powder ¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda   For filling and topping: 600g cream Read More

Socca Pancakes

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    Socca pancakes, also known as farinata, are a really simple gluten-free alternative to a savoury pancake. Made using chickpea flour, this quick base is perfect if you’re looking for a healthy, protein-filled dinner.   Ingredients Makes two large pancakes or four smaller ones 170g Chickpea Flour (often called Gram Flour) 275ml tepid water Read More