Kitchen Tips

Frozen chocolate bananas
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How to make frozen chocolate bananas

Makes 8 4 large bananas 8 popsicle sticks 350g dark chocolate 3½ tbsp coconut oil 200g toppings of choice (chopped nuts, toasted coconut or sprinkles) Cut the bananas...
The best bruschetta recipes Easy Food
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How to: make bruschetta

Bruschetta is that brilliantly simple Italian creation, perfectly suited for easy entertaining or a simple summer meal. Toasted slices of oiled bread, finished with...
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How to sear tuna steaks

Seared tuna is a fantastic fish, as well as a great source of Omega-3. It's also so easy to prepare, there's literally 4 steps! ...
Chicken curry
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How to make a basic chicken curry

2 large onions, roughly chopped 6 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tbsp vegetable oil 8cm piece fresh ginger, roughly chopped 4 chicken thighs, cubed 2 tsp cumin seeds 2 tsp...
Chicken Kiev
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How to make a chicken Kiev

For the garlic butter: 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley 200g butter, softened Juice ½ lemon For the chicken Kiev: 6 chicken fillets 400g dried breadcrumbs 150g Parmesan, grated 5...
World Chocolate Day
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How to get to know your chocolate

We all like to think we know the ones we love, but here's a handy checklist to make sure that you're not in for...
Melba toast
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How to make Melba toast

Makes 10 slices Melba toast is a great thing to have in your repertoire, and is particularly useful for last-minute entertaining ideas! With that in...
Soda bread Easy Food
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How to: make soda bread

Sieve 650g plain white flour and 1 level tsp each of salt and bicarbonate of soda into a mixing bowl. Make a well...
Brown bread
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How to: make brown bread

Combine 350g stone ground wholemeal flour, 50g plain white flour and 1 level tsp each of bicarbonate of soda, salt and brown sugar...
Breading chicken
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How to bread things (without the mess)

Obviously there are plenty of things to coat in breadcrumbs, but this is the best way to do so to avoid coating your fingers...