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Bulgarian Main Courses

Bulgarian Cheese the Shopski Way

Cheese the Shopski Way (Сирене по шопски) is one of the most traditional dishes in Bulgaria. It is simple, very tasty and its the perfect dish for the lovers of Feta cheese. On top of all that it is very healthy and we would recommend it if you are on a weight loosing diet. ‘Shopski’ […]

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How To Cook Salmon

We are so happy to present Chef Peter Bayless, winner of BBC Masterchef 2006, who explains how to cook delicious salmon en papillote. Salmon often isn’t in the spotlight at Christmas time but it is a popular alternative to Turkey. The fillet of salmon is cooked on a bed of fennel, shallot, tomatoes, garnish and […]

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British Main Courses

Sunday Roast Chicken

I absolutely love roast chicken. There is something so very comforting about roasting a chicken and even more so eating it. I have a few recipes I love but I’m always looking for a new one. So are most people from the number of different recipes you can find for how to do it. Some […]

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British Main Courses

Scallops, Prosciutto & Minted Pea Puree

I praise the day I discovered scallops. I can eat them with absolutely everything and absolutely every day. Let me introduce you to a very simple recipe with  added the prosciutto for a little more flavour. This dish feels like a warm spring day – colours and flavours made for a light and delicious dinner. […]

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Thai Shrimp Salad

It’s a good thing I’m showing you a salad today, because the rest of the week I’m pretty much blowing your diet. It’s going to be wonderful. See that greenish water in the noodles right below those words I just typed just 10 seconds ago? It’s green because it’s the same water I used to […]

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American (USA) Main Courses

Quick asian style shrimp saute

Shrimp is always a tasty treat in the summertime. Put it together with refreshing cucumber and you have a light, very quick dish. I guarantee you can make this dish at least twice in the time it takes for that Chinese delivery guy to show up. But this will be much fresher. Chinese food has actually been in America […]

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Main Courses Starters

Warm Halloumi, Tomato & Walnut Salad Recipe

Halloumi cheese, the Greek non-melting cheese, is deliciously tangy and salty, and absolutely scrumptious when served warm. It’s best griddled or grilled, and when marinated it makes for an extremely tasty dish.     Halloumi cheese and tomatoes are a great match, and add a herby salad to the mix and you have a wonderful […]

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British Main Courses

Pinapple Shrimp

Who loves shrimp, raise your hand? (I’m raising my hand.) Summer’s on its way (it is believe me), which means barbecues, company, good times… This recipe is so easy, and it’s one of those things that’s not dependent on precise quantities and measurements, or even ingredients. This time I decided on Brandied Pineapple Shrimp.  The […]

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British Main Courses

Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Sweet Bacon and Mushroom Cream Sauce

The recipe for this sauce was given to me by Drogo Montagu, owner of Fine Food Specialist. He used it to complement pan-fried halibut (check out the video I shot of him cooking it) but I thought it would work just as well with pork, with a tweak here and there. And although Drogo used girolle mushrooms […]

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British Main Courses

Apple-Maple Glazed Ham

Ingredients: 1 9-to-10-pound bone-in fully cooked smoked ham (butt or shank half) 2 tablespoons whole cloves (optional) For the glaze: 2 cups apple cider 1/4 cup whole-grain mustard 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg Method: Glaze: Boil 2 cups apple cider in a saucepan over medium-high heat until reduced to 1/2 cup, 8 to 10 minutes. Reduce the heat […]