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Starters

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Padron Peppers

These small peppers are traditionally eaten as tapas in Spain. They couldn't be easier to cook but beware, although mostly very mild, they say that 1 in 10 is super-hot – the culinary version of...

Serves: Lots!

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Bits Bobs & Basics

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Baked Vacherin

What could be more delicious than potatoes or bread dunked into molten cheese?! When accompanied by cured and/or cold meats, and pickles this becomes a veritable feast! Vacherin is a seasonal creamy...

Serves: 4 - 6

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Vegetables & Accompaniments

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Sizzling Shredded Sprouts with Bacon & Walnuts

Perfect for converting sprout sceptics (I have proof!). Easy, quick, vibrant, nutty and delicious!...

Serves: 4 - 6

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Lunches & Suppers

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Individual Bacon, Egg & Black Pudding Tarts

Breakfast in a flaky buttery tart! Just the job for brunch, lunch, supper - or even breakfast, these flavoursome tarts are far easier to make than they look and only take minutes to put together....

Serves: 1

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Salads

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Caramelised Pear, Walnut & Goat's Curd Salad

A lovely autumnal salad, good as a starter or for lunch.  Pears and walnuts caramelised in butter and sugar take some beating! Delicious either warm or at room temperature. Goat's curd can be fo...

Serves: 4

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Main Courses

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Creamy Curried Turkey Pie

A lovely way of eating leftover turkey at Christmas, but so good that itís worth making from scratch with fresh turkey, chicken or pheasant! Mildly curried, like all pies it needs to be very well seas...

Serves: 8 - 10

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Fish & Shellfish Recipes

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Devilled Crab

A little bit hot, a little bit spicy, a little bit creamy and utterly delicious! Eat as a starter, or for lunch with crusty bread and a salad.  Make up to two days in advance, depending on the ...

Serves: 6

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Puddings & Cakes

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Individual Chocolate Truffle & Strawberry Tartlets

These are a bit of a cheat as I have used ready-made tartlet cases from Marks & Spencer (or Waitrose) which are shortbread-y and delicious, but best of all the tartlets can be filled hours in adva...

Serves: 8

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Dates, locations, details and booking for the upcoming Spring/Summer 2019 demonstrations will be posted on the website in early January.

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The Get-Ahead Cook

My new book THE GET-AHEAD COOK - Easy Recipes for Delicious Home Cooking is available HERE!  There are over 100 fabulous easy recipes which, as the title suggests, can be prepared stage-by-stage in advance, and are illustrated with lots of beautiful photographs.  ...

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