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The Great British Chocolate Challenge 2016

Wed, 20th April 2016

Today sees the launch of this year’s Great British Chocolate Challenge - http://www.gbscc.co.uk/ – and I am thrilled to be a quarter finals judge again.   Last year’s brief was “spiced chocolate” which attracted some very imaginative and original entries, and…

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Mexican Breakfast at the BBC – “Beans on Toast” Recipe

Wed, 30th March 2016

A full Mexican breakfast is hard to beat and this is one of the recipes which I developed recently for my monthly guest chef appearance on the BBC Southern Counties’ Cook on the Books radio show.   The dish is…

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Mexican Breakfast at the BBC – Red Chilaquiles Recipe

A full Mexican breakfast is hard to beat and this is one of the recipes which I developed recently for my monthly guest chef appearance on the BBC Southern Counties’ Cook on the Books radio show. RED CHILAQUILES - Chilaquiles Rojoshilaquiles…

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Frozen Peas at the BBC – Grilled Lamb Cutlets with a Pea and Pomegranate Salad Recipe

Frozen peas are a great stand-by in my kitchen, particularly as winter is coming to a close, and earlier this month, I developed three recipes for my guest chef appearance on BBC Southern Counties’ Cook on the Books radio show.  …

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Frozen Peas at the BBC – Tamarind Prawn Laksa Recipe

My March guest chef appearance on BBC Southern Counties’ Cook on the Books radio show featured frozen peas, an ingredient which I find endlessly useful and versatile.   The presenter, Joe Talbot, chatted about their many virtues and tasted three…

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Frozen Peas at the BBC – Minted Pea Hummus Recipe

Frozen peas, that incredibly versatile ingredient, was the subject of my March guest chef appearance on BBC Southern Counties’ Cook on the Books radio show.   They are a permanent resident of my freezer and I find countless delightful uses…

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Frozen peas, a truly versatile ingredient

Fri, 18th March 2016

Today is my monthly guest chef appearance on BBC Southern Counties’ Cook on the Books radio show and frozen peas are the surprising star of the show.   The presenter, Joe Talbot, always makes fun of me when I use…

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A Mexican Breakfast for the BBC

Fri, 29th January 2016

It is Breakfast Week and today I was guest chef on BBC Southern Counties’ Cook on the Books radio show so this was the perfect opportunity to treat the presenter, Joe Talbot, to some of my favourite Mexican breakfast dishes….

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Pickled Lemons for BBC Radio Show – Courgette and Pickled Lemon Bruschetta Recipe

Tue, 1st December 2015

My appearance as guest chef on BBC Southern Counties’ radio show this month featured a Moroccan speciality, pickled lemons. The presenter, Joe Talbot, and I chatted about their culinary talents and versatility before tasting the three recipes which I had…

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Pickled Lemons on BBC Radio Show – Spicy Moroccan Meatballs Recipe

Fri, 27th November 2015

My appearance as guest chef on BBC Southern Counties’ radio show this month featured a Moroccan speciality, pickled lemons.    The presenter, Joe Talbot, and I chatted about their culinary talents and versatility before tasting the three recipes which I…

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