March 2012
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Food That Will Put a Spring in Your Step
As the start of the spring season looms on the horizon, there are plenty of ways in which people can embrace the warming climate. Whilst some may turn to spring cleaning or physical activities, others take the opportunity to take advantage of the various foods and ingredients which are coming into season – allowing them to create culinary delights which are sure to put a spring in their step. For...
Mar 31st
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How to Have a Vegetarian Barbecue
Vegetarians often feel unwelcome at a BBQ party. While everyone is chowing down on thick juicy steaks and yummy ribs, they are left sitting on the sidelines hoping for something to eat. Quite often they have to politely decline all of the food that comes off the grill. If they’re lucky, there might be a section on the serving table with a few raw vegetables. Barbecue has traditionally been...
Mar 30th
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Best Tips for a Scottish Feast
Scotland - land of moors, mountains, lochs and … food. Yes, that’s right. As well as natural beauty, Scotland is also known for its distinctive cuisine. If you’re visiting Scotland there are many local delicacies to try for a feast with a Scottish flair. Want to know what to put on your plate? Read on to find out, but first, a little history. How Scotland’s Cuisine...
Mar 29th
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Inhale, Exhale: juice cleanses →
iridescent-translucent: vegetable super juice ingredients: 1 whole cucumber 4 sticks of celery 2-4 handfuls of spinach 8 lettuce leaves optional boosters: parsley and fresh alfalfa sprouts water healing juice ingredients: 3-4 carrots 125g fresh spinach handful of flat leaf parsley 2-3 sticks of celery …
Mar 29th
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5 Hidden Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight
Too often we all come across a giant wall, preventing us from getting to our weight loss goal.  You’d think that after shedding 10, 20, 30 pounds, the last 5-10 pounds should be a piece of cake!  So what exactly are we doing wrong?  After all, if you’ve been eating healthy and working out, shouldn’t you continue seeing results?  The logical answer is yes, the realistic answer is that there are...
Mar 27th
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Mar 26th
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Mar 25th
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Mar 24th
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Mar 22nd
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Mar 21st
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Mar 20th
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Mar 19th
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The 18|8 Man: Win Her Over With Your Lemon Drop... →
theeighteeneightman: This Martini is light, fresh, and an easy conversation starter. The exercise of preparing a drink for a lady demonstrates the attention to detail she has been looking for and of course, your agility with your hands. Just be warned 2 will get you goin’! ½ cup lemon vodka ½ cup Cointreau…
Mar 18th
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Mar 17th
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Mar 16th
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Mar 15th
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TASTERITOS: Smores, a Recipe →
tasteritos: This a recipe for the simplest thing you can make, smores. At first I thought this was such a stupid idea, but then I know a lot of people who still Google smores recipes (you know who you are). So here goes. What you need: - Oven - Baking tray - Cinnamon graham crackers (this will make a HUGE…
Mar 14th
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Melody's Kitchen: Halloumi & Roast Pepper Wraps... →
melodyskitchen: The sunny weather in the past week has inspired this summery picnic dish. This bite size treat on a stick makes a perfect party canape too! Marinated halloumi cheese wrapped in char-grilled peppers, served with a spicy but cooling salsa - a match made in heaven! Preparation time: 25mins …
Mar 13th
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Tasty Plan: Transition Salad →
tastyplan: Spring. Lovely spring. Why do you tease us with the scent of flowers and fleeting warmth? It is March after all. This is a salad made with raw Brussels sprout, asparagus, roasted cauliflower, figs, almonds, as a sweet, delicate mustard-maple syrup dressing. Easy. Fresh….
Mar 12th
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Electric Kettles for Steaming Success!
Stirring and waiting when the soup will be ready to serve those hungry guests in your restaurant? Do you need to cook large batches of soups, stews, pasta and rice more efficiently in less time without any spillage? Or did you decide to not include a commercial kitchen in your original kitchen space plan, but realize that it would be a big help now? Then it’s time you went in for an electric...
Mar 11th
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Delicious Tiramisu, a Tuscan Invention
I am sure you have tasted the deliciousness of Tiramisù at least once in life. This dessert is popular worldwide, and although with some variations, the recipe has remained unvaried for centuries. Yes, Tiramisù is a very ancient dessert! It was invented in Tuscany by the Sienese master chefs during the Renaissance, way before tourists started coming to the region to stay in Tuscan villas. They...
Mar 10th
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Great British Chefs' - Blog: Chicken, bacon & palm... →
greatbritishchefs: How about a take on a pie from overseas to celebrate British Pie Week? Great British Chefs blogger, Rosana McPhee from Hot & Chilli kindly shares her recipe for a version of chicken, leek & bacon piebased on ‘empadinhas’. See the recipe here ….. Photography & blog post by
Mar 10th
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Mar 9th
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How to Choose a Great Restaurant
Take a look up or down any town centre high street and there is probably an abundance of local restaurants to choose from. Your selection of restaurant will often be influenced by what ‘type’ of food you might be craving. We have provided some tips on choosing a great restaurant. Food This may seem like the obvious first recommendation but here are something you may not have considered when...
Mar 8th
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Mar 8th
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The delights of a bread maker
By Nigel Thomas About a year ago we decided to buy ourselves a bread maker as we were getting a bit tired of the shop bought brands we were eating. At the time we thought we would just make our own simple white loaf of bread. What we didn’t realise was that we were about to embark on a journey of discovery into the world of baking. For the first couple of months we just made a standard...
Mar 7th
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Hana's House and Garden: The Joy of Cooking: Quick... →
hanashouseandgarden: [About 2 1/2 Cups] Utilize the water in which vegetables have been cooked. Melt: 2 tablespoons butter Add and stir until blended: 1 1/3 tablespoons flour Add and stir until smooth: 1 1/2 cups vegetable water Bring to a boil and cook for 2 minutes. Lower the heat and add: 1/2 cup…
Mar 6th
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5 Fun Facts About Chocolate Diet and How It Can...
It may be difficult to believe, but a diet based around chocolate is quickly proving to be one of the most effective diet fads in recent years, helping thousands of people to lose weight while still enjoying what they eat. While not a miracle cure, combining the chocolate diet with a reasonable exercise regimen is a proven way to drop pounds! If you’ve tried other fad diets in the past only...
Mar 5th
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What Makes a Good Restaurant Name?
Food is something that everyone eats and there are few amongst us who love to eat a bit more than the others. However, when you decide to feed others, you are taking on a responsibility that very few have been able to master. If you have decided to go ahead and open up your restaurant in Brisbane, Australia, then you need to have everything in ship-shape, before raising the shutter. Brisbane is a...
Mar 4th
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Consuming Passions- the Incredible Appetite Of...
Michel Lotito was perhaps better known as Monsieur Mangetout, which translated literally means ‘Mister Eat All The Things’. If you’re thinking that the French entertainer acquired this nickname by being remarkabley unfussy and eating all his greens, you’re wrong. Lotito was actually famous for his ability to consume indigestible objects, made out of rubber, metal and even...
Mar 3rd
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5 Healthy Alternatives To Cow’s Milk
Over the past few years cow’s milk has been under a scrutinizing spotlight and it hasn’t turned out to be the superstar everyone once thought it was. There’s no question anymore about the harmful impacts that the meat and dairy industry have on the environment, and conventional cow’s milk has been found to be filled with antibiotics, fat, and cholesterol. An overwhelming amount of people are also...
Mar 2nd
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Traditional British biscuit recipes
We all love nibbling on a slice of shortbread at Christmas or some ginger biscuits with a cup of tea, but what would you do if you could recreate some of your favourite British biscuit recipes from the comfort of your own home? And we are talking about all your regional classics: Shrewsbury biscuits, Cornish fairings or jam thumbprint biscuits. Would you like to give them a try? Well we have...
Mar 1st