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Food with Emma and Ricky

Cookery workshop event – a fabulous experience

food1610newpic THIS week we were lucky enough to be invited to attend a talk and demonstration on Herdwicks and knife skills by master butcher Andrew Sharp.

Last updated 15 October 2009
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Vegetarian shepherd’s pie as tasty as meat version

ONE for the vegetarians this week as we’ve come up with a recipe that we believe to be a true corker!

Last updated 8 October 2009
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The one dish wonder of a top tasting pot roast

THIS WEEK we're pot roasting.

Last updated 1 October 2009
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The meal that will tick all the boxes – quick, tasty and easy

WE DID a cookery demonstration in the Whitehaven Tesco last week in aid of charity for the muscular dystrophy campaign.

Last updated 24 September 2009
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Turning the humble Scotch egg to something magnificent

MUCH to our surprise, our hens have started laying eggs.

Last updated 17 September 2009
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A healthy option when only something sweet will do

WE ARE forever on the hunt for healthy recipes and particularly so when it comes to something sweet. Now, we don’t have a particularly sweet tooth on an everyday basis, but sometimes; you know those times, only something sweet will do.

Last updated 3 September 2009
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Seasonal dish just hearty enough for our summer

THIS dish takes advantage of all the glorious peas and beans that are in abundance at the moment, making it a wonderful summer dish to take advantage of in the nice weather.

Last updated 27 August 2009
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Minimum skill is needed to produce maximum tastiness

ceffRICKYDEMO AS RICKY said to the Whitehaven festival crowds the other weekend, this curry is so easy that even a kitchen phobic man can make it.

Last updated 20 August 2009
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Some fantastic fishy flavours from fabulous food festival

tiger_prawns 1408 THESE recipes are dedicated to all who attended the wonderful Whitehaven Food Festival.

Last updated 13 August 2009
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Throw yourself into getting out of your cooking comfort zone

FUNNILY enough we rarely use recipes – except for pastry and dessert work where there has to be more of an exact science – despite writing one just about every week for our column.

Last updated 6 August 2009
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Chinese takeaway meal that you cook at home

EVER been too tired to cook? Of course you have, it happens all the time, especially when you are moving house, which we are.

Last updated 30 July 2009
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Supper or snack idea to beat that shop-bought variety

HERE’S a lovely lunch, supper or snack idea. Making your own tart is a fairly lengthy process but the results are far better than most shop-bought versions.

Last updated 23 July 2009
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Three ways to make sure of a berry good summer

’TIS A berry good time for summer berries, which are ripe for the picking (if you’re able to get yourself along to a pick your own).

Last updated 16 July 2009
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Salad that became a big hit with Hollywood’s film stars

cobbsalad THIS week we’re writing about our favourite salad. We discovered it in a place in Yountsville, California on a little holiday that we like to call our honeymoon.

Last updated 2 July 2009
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Centrepiece alongside the usual suspects on the barbie

butterfliedlamb WHEN we have a barbecue we like to have a centrepiece to serve alongside all the usual suspects such as burgers and sausages.

Last updated 25 June 2009
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Seek out only English strawberries for the best

strawbs OUR English strawberry season starts in June. As a country we may not have the climate to grow citrus or exotic fruit, but we certainly excel at the berry.

Last updated 18 June 2009
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County’s rich culinary heritage goes on show

THIS weekend we are taking part in the Fell Gather event organised by members of Cumbria Farmer Network and hosted at Mitchell’s auction mart in Cockermouth tomorrow.

Last updated 11 June 2009
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London’s Borough Market, a delight for foodies to visit

THIS week we took a break and sampled the delight that is Borough Market in London.

Last updated 4 June 2009
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It’s time for asparagus, the tastiest of all vegetables

NOW is the time to get English asparagus at its best.

Last updated 28 May 2009
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