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Simple Summer Supper: Tequila Chilli Prawns with Garlic and Coriander

Simple Summer Supper: Tequila Chilli Prawns with Garlic and Coriander

  Summertime supper inspiration is here, by way of a quick and easy Mexican-themed recipe for these delicious Tequila-spiked chilli prawns, served with coriander. It takes minutes to prepare, it can be grilled either outdoors or indoors, depending upon your preference and it’s really tasty. Serve with sliced avocado, green salad and Mexican flat-breads for a...
DIY Saturday Night Takeaway: Cook up an Indian Feast

DIY Saturday Night Takeaway: Cook up an Indian Feast

  If it’s not going to be a barbeque with a massive crowd of friends for dinner this Saturday, it has to be food as comparatively splendid that nobody minds staying in for. Go-to crowd pleasers generally include Chinese takeaway, fish and chips or a really hot curry from the local Indian restaurant. But, the...
Want a happy and healthy new year? Try our recipe for Seared Thyme-Scented Tuna with Puy Lentils & Rocket

Want a happy and healthy new year? Try our recipe for Seared Thyme-Scented Tuna with Puy Lentils & Rocket

Irrespective of the notoriously acknowledged cliché that comes with that coined phrase – and scornfully optimistic ideology – New Year, New You, predictably we have all  given in and simply wish (in whatever personal deviation) to live, eat, breathe, sleep, work, create and think with clarity and simplicity. Call it a natural reaction to a...
Christmas Carole's Kitchen: My Mini Gilded Apricot Mince Pies

Christmas Carole’s Kitchen: My Mini Gilded Apricot Mince Pies

I love nothing more than pottering around my cosy Christmas kitchen during the countdown to advent. It keeps me busy and out of Mr C’s way; frankly at this time of year the workshop becomes a multi-tasking force to be reckoned with, but I still like to make myself useful. Therefore, I find that the...
Christmas Carole: This year, gift family & friends with Christmas treats handmade with love

Christmas Carole: This year, gift family & friends with Christmas treats handmade with love

Christmas is a fabulous chance to get creative in the kitchen. I love to whip up a myriad of festive treats to give to loved ones, friends who pop in for a mug of cheer and a mince pie and even for all of our little poppets who beaver away so earnestly all year through...
An Italian Christmas: Try the Feast of the Seven Fishes for Christmas Eve

An Italian Christmas: Try the Feast of the Seven Fishes for Christmas Eve

The Feast of the Seven Fishes or Festa dei sette pesci is the Italian tradition for celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ on Christmas Eve and usually consists of many dishes of fried, grilled or steamed seafood and fish. Whilst – to some – seven dishes may sound excessive for the night before a substantial...
The Christmas Kitchen: Classic Christmas Eggnog

The Christmas Kitchen: Classic Christmas Eggnog

Come now, don’t be a Scrooge, embrace the joy of Christmas wholeheartedly! I love the festive cheer that comes with excessive amounts of celebratory feasting with all of my family and friends. Tis’ the season to indulge after all – and it’s always the season in Casa Claus! But both Mr C and I know...
How I Make: The Perfect Hot Chocolate

How I Make: The Perfect Hot Chocolate

Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without a throng of heart-warming hot drinks to boost the Christmas spirit (spirit being the operative word; as my tipple of choice!) At a party, you should have something for everyone, and my favourite indulgence is most certainly a crowd pleaser – especially with a little tot of booze! But...