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Wednesday, 23 July 2014

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Food with Emma and Ricky

Salad dressings to savour and so easy to make at home

IT IS really easy to make salad dressings at home – the beauty of which is that you control exactly what goes into them and you can make as much as you need.

Last updated 19 August 2010
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Lovely, versatile cake that’s posh and tasty

THIS week’s recipe is for a lovely tray bake that potentially has many uses.

Last updated 12 August 2010
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Here’s something we prepared earlier

WE’VE decided to host a bit of a birthday bash for ourselves (today as it happens, let’s hope the weather holds out) and, in pursuit of a lively atmosphere, invited most of our friends.

Last updated 5 August 2010
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Making the most of a first bumper crop

AFTER last week’s tale of embarrassment on the growing front, this week it is the tale of success.

Last updated 15 July 2010
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Tomato takeover and a recipe to cope with it

REMEMBER when we warned you that we were having a bash at growing some bits and bobs? Well, in our pursuit of trial and error, here are a few of our personal observations thus far.

Last updated 8 July 2010
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Strawberries, the like of which you won’t see at Wimbledon

INSPIRED by Wimbledon, we have a few strawberry recipes for you.

Last updated 1 July 2010
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How about a little bit of sauce?

HOW’S about a little bit of sauce this week? And because it’s summer, we’re talking cold dressing type sauces.

Last updated 24 June 2010
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Keep it local for some truly great, tasty grub

WE GOT our first taste of the new season’s potatoes this week from the Grahams’ family farm in Middletown.

Last updated 17 June 2010
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Enjoying the joys of homemade ice cream

HOMEMADE ice cream is a joy.

Last updated 10 June 2010
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Some versatile salads – simple to make but they taste scrumptious

THIS week we bring you three simple salads whose flavours belie the sheer lack of effort required to produce them.

Last updated 3 June 2010
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Cold soup – refreshing, flavour-packed and perfect for summer

COLD soup is a little controversial – at least, in our house.

Last updated 27 May 2010
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Giving retro prawn cocktail a makeover

THIS week we did another cookery demonstration for the brilliant food and company (foodandcompany.co.uk) who host demonstrations in a gorgeous converted building in the beautiful grounds of Mirehouse at Keswick.

Last updated 20 May 2010
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All the flavour of a tart but without the pastry management

THIS week it’s all about keeping it simple.

Last updated 13 May 2010
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Raising some humble onions and putting them at centre stage

LATELY we’ve been overtaken by the strangest urge to grow – plants, that is.

Last updated 6 May 2010
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Baking day helped by frozen bananas

WE WERE having a baking day at home the other day.

Last updated 29 April 2010
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Asparagus – the king of British luxury foods

A COUPLE of weeks ago we fleetingly mentioned that the asparagus season is about to hit us.

Last updated 22 April 2010
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An Easter egg dish with no chocolate in sight

foodpic0904 DID you get many eggs for Easter? We were lucky enough to get a whole host and not a single one of them was made of chocolate.

Last updated 8 April 2010
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Traditional baking for Easter the most traditional of feasts

NO WHISTLES and bells this week, just proper, traditional, old fashioned baking in honour of Easter.

Last updated 1 April 2010
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Slow, inexpensive and still utterly delicious

IN THE last few weeks we have been virtually living on braised shoulder of pork, just because it is utterly delicious (oh, and it’s also been on sale in one of the supermarkets).

Last updated 25 March 2010
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