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Jean-Christophe Novelli’s Christmas Menu

Priority Moments from O2 has teamed up with Ocado and top chef Jean-Christophe Novelli to help you create the ultimate Christmas feast. In the first of four sponsored episodes, Michelin star chef Jean-Christophe Novelli shows us how to make a … Continue reading

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Recipe: Cilantro Turkey Burgers with Chipotle Ketchup

Still got leftover turkey? I made burgers with the rest of mine. Cilantro turkey burgers to be exact. Search online and you’ll see I’m hardly the first person to come up with this combo. However, it was a moment of … Continue reading

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Recipe: Adam Gray’s Hot Turkey and Caramelised Onion Tart with Melting Stilton

Leftovers. I’ve got ‘em – and that’s awesome! I honestly think I might love nibbling on all my remaining T Day turkey meat as much as I did sitting down to the proper and fresh Thanksgiving roast. Still, coming up … Continue reading

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Talking Turkey 2012

Big turkey, little oven. That’s how my saturday din-din rolled out. In the end though, my dinner guests had no beef with the bird I served. Phew! As mentioned a couple of days ago, my 2012 Thanksgiving dinner came a … Continue reading

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Mom’s Thanksgiving Dressing Recipe

Some of y’all might know this dish as stuffing. I guess it’s a regional thing. Growing up in north Georgia, we just called it dressing. Technically the two are the same. Since this recipe doesn’t call for putting the goop … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Feast 2012

T Day came early for me this year. It’s one of the blessings/curses of being an American abroad. You’re most likely not going to be able to be free during the actual Thanksgiving Thursday or the following Friday. But if … Continue reading

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Guinness Cupcakes

It’s really cold. And I’m such a cheapskate I don’t want to turn on the heat. But if I can find a simple baking recipe then I can have something to eat and warm the flat by having the oven … Continue reading

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Recipe: Adam Gray’s Parsnip and Apple Soup

Feel that bit of chill in the air this evening? That means it’s a good night for soup, and chef Adam Gray’s parsnip and apple soup is as warming and satisfying as any seasonal slurp could be. I’ve just had a … Continue reading

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Amazing Autumn Recipe: Paul Heathcote’s Mushroom Risotto with Parmesan and Truffle Oil

Without ever having visited his restaurants or sampled any food actually prepared by him, I think I’ve started to become a serious fan of Paul Heathcote. Back when this year’s so called summer was in full swing, I followed his … Continue reading

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Recipe: Monkfish Biryani

As mentioned last week, I had a lot of fun attending a recent Curry Club at pan Indian restaurant and lounge, Carom, in Soho. As I also wrote in last week’s post, I learned a great recipe for a tasty … Continue reading

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I’m Going on a Japanese #SoupSearch. Slurp!

Guess what? I frickin’ won that trip to Japan. Obviously, I wouldn’t have won without help from good people like you. So, if you voted for me or even took a moment to consider it and wish me well, thank you. … Continue reading

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One Last #SoupSearch Request. Am I Going to Japan?

Looks like I still have a decent lead in Ainsley Harriott’s #SoupSearch Challenge. But my margin’s eroding bit by bit each day. The contest ends tomorrow, September 25th, at 11.59pm … which seems like an excruciatingly long time away for … Continue reading

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Going Offline for Awhile but Thanks for the #SoupSearch Surge!

Just a very quick word of thanks to everyone who’s been voting for me in Ainsley Harriott’s #SoupSearch Challenge. I have a definite lead over the competition with 33% of the vote at the moment (not bad considering there are … Continue reading

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Woke up Last, Went to Bed First! Thank You So Much! #SoupSearch

Thanks to everyone who’s voted for me thusfar in Ainsley Harriott’s #SoupSearch Challenge. I started yesterday morning in a distant fifth place (out of five contestants), and I now have a slight lead over the competition. But there’s still quite … Continue reading

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Recipe: Shiitake Steak Handrolls with Wasabi Mayo

Okay. Before I give the recipe, let me just say … Please vote for me in Ainsley Harriott’s #SoupSearch Challenge! If I win I get to go on a foodie adventure to Japan. It’s easy to vote. Just click here … Continue reading

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I’ve Got a Chance to Visit Japan for Free. Will You Help me Win?

Hi. I recently participated in a blogger cook-off sponsored by Ainsley Harriott Foods. There were four other contestants. All five of us are now vying for a chance to win an “all-inclusive trip of a lifetime to a top international … Continue reading

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Recipe: Pascal Aussignac’s Crushed Potato with Green Olives 

Another super easy recipe with just a few basic ingredients a la the Great British Chefs’ collection of vegetarian recipes – this one by Pascal Aussignac. And therein that simple phrase lies a bunch of brilliant reasons for me to give … Continue reading

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Perfect Summer Recipe: Paul Heathcote’s Couscous

Wow. Believe it or not both Kemey and I were free last night. Nowhere to go, nothing to do, no one to catch up with. Boring? Not at all! It was a refreshing break in our otherwise especially hectic (if … Continue reading

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Making Pizza Dough from Scratch

Last night I tried Baking Mad’s “how to make pizza dough” recipe, my first attempt at making my own pizza completely from scratch. The results were promising with any imperfections having more to do with my own general inadequacies in … Continue reading

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Making Josh Eggleton’s Venison Burgers (Great British Chefs)

I’d recommend trying these burgers or your own variant of them at your next barbecue. But don’t tell anybody they’re venison. I think it would be fun to see … Making Josh Eggleton’s Venison Burgers Great British Chefs, 30 May … Continue reading

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Making Martin Wishart’s Puy Lentils with Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette (Great British Chefs)

Making Martin Wishart’s Puy Lentils with Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette Great British Chefs, March 20, 2012 The recipe’s ingredients are pretty basic, a good number of which you probably already have in your home. Plus, the recipe includes two kinds of … Continue reading

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Britain’s Best Steak And Kidney Pie? Here’s The Recipe. (Londonist)

In case you didn’t get enough Great British stodge celebrating National Chip Week a couple of weeks back, it’s now British Pie Week. We’re not sure who comes up with all this week-of-the-whatever stuff or decides when conditions are just right for getting … Continue reading

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Great Tasting Cheeseburgers? It’s Emmental My Dear Wareing! (Great British Chefs)

Great Tasting Cheeseburgers? It’s Emmental My Dear Wareing! Great British Chefs, January 14, 2012 All right then, time to make some burgers. And not just any burgers. Mega-yum and mega-massive cheeseburgers a la Marcus Wareing’s ‘cheese burger with caramelised onions’ recipe. READ … Continue reading

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Chefspective: Wesley Smalley, Head Chef at Charlotte’s Bistro, Chiswick (Londonist)

Chefspective: Wesley Smalley, Head Chef at Charlotte’s Bistro, Chiswick Londonist, November 30, 2011 at 14:00 pm Chef Wesley Smalley cooked his way across the globe before settling in as head chef at Charlotte’s Bistro in Chiswick. On recent foodie recon in one of … Continue reading

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Chefspective: Matt Edmonds, Executive Chef of The Mandeville Hotel (Londonist)

Chefspective: Matt Edmonds, Executive Chef of The Mandeville Hotel Londonist, May 26, 2010 11:00 AM Impressed with the meal we had at The Mandeville Hotel’s deVille restaurant back in April, we were curious to find out more about what goes into … Continue reading

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Daddy Donkey Guacamole Recipe Revealed (Londonist)

Daddy Donkey Guacamole Recipe Revealed Londonist, February 5, 2010 11:00 AM We’ve been giddily raving about lunchtime street vendingcampeónes Daddy Donkey for just under two years, and all that while we’ve been keenly pleased with their slow cooked/fast food Mexican … Continue reading

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Faircake’s Winning Recipe: White Chocolate and Limoncello Cupcakes (Londonist)

Faircake’s Winning Recipe: White Chocolate and Limoncello Cupcakes  Londonist, June 18, 2009 12:15 PM Power baking wonder woman Shikhita Singh was so chuffed when her Fair Cake white chocolate and limoncello cupcakes won our recent Londonist Cupcake Throwdown that she … Continue reading

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Yeast-Risen Doughnuts and Vanilla Glaze with Jennifer Klinec of Eat Drink Talk (Londonist)

Yeast-Risen Doughnuts and Vanilla Glaze with Jennifer Klinec of Eat Drink Talk Londonist, April 14, 2009 5:15 PM Hot damn! Jennifer Klinec’s yeast-risen doughnuts (you know, the deep fried “Krispy Kreme style” diet destroyers) brought a tear of sheer gluttonous … Continue reading

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Calçots and Romesco with Jennifer Klinec of Eat Drink Talk (Londonist)

Calçots and Romesco with Jennifer Klinec of Eat Drink Talk Londonist, April 3, 2009 11:07 AM  Life for Londonist just keeps getting yummier and yummier since finding ourselves in the good graces of Jennifer Klinec. We’ve been amazed by her … Continue reading

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Fish Fragrant Aubergines with Hollow Legs Blogger Lizzie Mabbott (Londonist)

Fish Fragrant Aubergines with Hollow Legs Blogger Lizzie Mabbott Londonist, March 31, 2009 1:13 PM Fish Fragrant Aubergines taste as poetically luscious as they sound, as we found out last night in the kitchen of food blogging wunderkind, Lizzie Mabbott. … Continue reading

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Roast Broccoli Salad Recipe with Jennifer Klinec of Eat Drink Talk (Londonist)

Roast Broccoli Salad Recipe with Jennifer Klinec of Eat Drink Talk Londonist, March 19, 2009 3:50 PM Here’s another simply scrumptious recipe from Eat Drink Talk‘s Jennifer Klinec, a tasty one … keep in mind when cooking for vegetarian friends … Continue reading

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Making Carrot Ice Cream with Jennifer Klinec of Eat Drink Talk (Londonist)

Making Carrot Ice Cream with Jennifer Klinec of Eat Drink Talk Chris Osburn, contributing editor Londonist February 11, 2009 7:25 PM We reckon if you like carrot cake or sorbets, you’ll absolutely adore carrot ice cream. Besides, it only requires … Continue reading

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