Recipes

From ‘cannot cook’ to ‘love to cook’ in 4 easy steps

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If your passion for cooking doesn’t go further than the freezer and the microwave, you could be missing out big time….

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5 recipes to prepare for your significant other this Valentine’s Day

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It might be a good idea to treat your partner to a home cooked meal. With this in mind, here are five recipes to consider preparing on the day…

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From Convent to Tart: 7 traditional Portuguese pastries to delight the palate

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If you’re a foodie and are travelling to Portugal, you simply must try some of these delicacies.

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Top storage tips for home made cakes, cupcakes and cookies

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Are you a home baker? Do you love getting cake creative in the kitchen? Whether you whip up a batch of yummy cupcakes for the school fair, or prepare an indulgent chocolate cake for a birthday party at home, the big question is this: Once baked, how do you keep them fresh?

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How to make a decent cup of decaf in 5 easy steps

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What do you do when you want a cup of coffee but caffeine disagrees with you? Drink herbal tea instead? Hot chocolate? It’s not really the same, is it? Decaffeinated coffee should, in theory, be the obvious solution for the 10% of coffee lovers who prefer a no-caffeine version of their favourite hot bev. In practice, however, decaf coffee tends to fall far short of expectations.

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Five Fiery Cocktail Recipes for an Indian Summer

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It’s about this time of year that the weather can’t seem to make up its mind; just when it seems that winter is finally on its way, we’re hit with a sweltering heatwave – a true Indian Summer. Before it’s time to finally swap those flip-flops for slippers, why not make the most of the sizzling autumn evenings with some spicy cocktail delights?

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