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  • Ideas for using cream cheese in your cooking

    Ideas for using cream cheese in your cooking

    If you detest seeing good food go to waste, then you may regularly find yourself despairing at the short shelf-life of fresh dairy produce. Yoghurt, milk, and cream all sit in the fridge just waiting to turn – they need to be consumed and enjoyed swiftly to catch them at their best. If, despite your

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    Cooking The perfect Poached Egg

    Cooking The perfect Poached Egg

    Poaching eggs is a much healthier option than frying but it can be tricky to master. The perfect poached egg should be firm, creamy white and a runny yolk that is beginning to harden around the edges. So what’s the secret to getting it just right? Water The term ‘poach’ means to cook in simmering

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    Whip up a store cupboard meal without going to the shops

    Whip up a store cupboard meal without going to the shops

    Some week’s life gets a little mad and for one reason or another the weekly shopping trip doesn’t happen. When this occurs it’s easy to imagine the cupboards are bare, leaving you reaching for your phone to order a takeaway. But if your budget won’t stretch that far, or the food crisis enters a more

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    5 ways to use olive in your cooking

    5 ways to use olive oil in your cooking

    The delightful nutty flavour of olive has helped make it a store cupboard staple in many kitchens across the UK. Traditionally used to bring a touch of the Mediterranean to our meals, this versatile oil can be added to all kinds of foods to bring a richness that makes the mouth water. Give the following

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    Top Tips for Quick and Real Food at Home

    Top Tips for Quick and Real Food at Home

    When you’re out working hard each day, the road to a healthy diet of home-cooked food can feel like a journey too far. When you stagger through the front door it’s difficult to muster the energy for a stint in the kitchen. Yet, you know that cooking a home cooked meal makes sense, at so

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    Brain boosting foods for kid's breakfasts

    Brain boosting foods for kid’s breakfasts

    That old mantra about breakfast being the most important meal of the day has its roots in sound logic. Give your body the fuel it needs to run well and you can expect a smooth ride. For kids, this is doubly important. They are not just getting through each day, but learning, growing and stretching

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