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Main Courses

Creamy Curried Turkey Pie

A lovely way of eating leftover turkey at Christmas, but so good that it’s 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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Chicken with Parma Ham Goats Cheese and Pesto Sauce

These delicious chicken breasts are incredibly easy to make and the finished product looks very impressive.  They can be made up to a day in advance and kept in the fridge.  However, remembe...

Serves: 4

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Courgetti & Spaghetti with Gorgonzola Sauce & Walnuts

Spaghetti with Gorgonzola sauce has long been one of our family favourites. It couldn’t be a tastier quicker or easier supper or lunch. Now, since the advent of spiralizers I often replace some of th...

Serves: 2

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Flat Iron Steak & Blue Cheese Salad with Mustard Dressing

This scrummy salad is bursting with summer flavours. It came about as a result of a kitchen garden sweep in high summer. The addition of steak and blue cheese turns it into a luscious and tasty one ...

Serves: 4

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Chicken (or Turkey), Bacon, Wild Mushroom and Kale Orzo 'Risotto'

Luscious leftovers! This is very creamy, yet with the addition of hardly any cream. Quick and easy to make, enjoy it as-is risotto-style, or make several days in advance and transform it into a gratin...

Serves: 4 - 6

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Omelette Arnold Bennett

This is one of the tastiest imaginable egg dishes – what could be more delicious than eggs, smoked haddock, spinach and cheese? In fact traditional Omelette Arnold Bennett doesn’t have spinach ...

Serves: 4

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Tomato Kale & Anchovy Gnocchi

‘Bursting with flavour’ - to quote Himself having devoured an indecently large plate of this for lunch. What more need I say…! Only, that gnocchi is incredibly quick to cook and, very helpfull...

Serves: 2 -3

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Swedish Salmon

Not just a crowd pleaser, but a host pleaser too... because, as well as being incredibly easy, this can be prepared well in advance. Top the salmon with the smoked salmon and make the sauce ahead, but...

Serves: 4

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Griddled Swordfish with Salsa Verde

Swordfish steaks are very tasty, succulent and juicy with a meaty texture, and are boneless to boot! Be careful not to overcook them as they quickly become dry and tough. As well as from fishmongers, ...

Serves: 4

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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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