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Starters

07/02/2019
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SW Syn Free Salt and Pepper Chips Recipe by Ebba Christine

Salt and Pepper Air Fryer Chips Recipe Suitable for vegetarians and fussy bairns, this recipe is syn-free on Slimming World and comes from social media extraordinnaire, Ebba Christine! Ingredients 2 jacket potatoes, cut into chips 1 pack of tender stem broccoli 1 red pepper, thinly sliced JD salt and pepper seasoning (alternatively, you could use 1.5 tsps of Chinese 5 spice) Black pepper Fry light Method Microwave the broccoli and leave to one side. Do the same with the red pepper. Place your chips into the air fryer, spray with... Read More

05/02/2019
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Chinese New Year: Chinese Chicken Wings Recipe in a Halogen Oven

It’s Chinese New Year, so we thought we’d celebrate with a super simple and simply delicious recipe for Chinese Chicken wings, made in our very own halogen oven. This recipe takes no time at all. Okay, approximately 30 minutes and can serve enough for 6-8 people. Ingredients for Chinese Chicken Wings recipe ¼ kg of chicken wings 2 pressed cloves of garlic 1 finely chopped spring onion 1 ½ tbsp of sesame seeds 3 tbsp of honey ½ tsp of salt 2 tbsp of soy sauce 1 tsp of sesame... Read More

05/02/2019
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Chinese New Year 2019: Meat grinder noodles recipe

Chinese New Year 2019 Meat grinder noodles recipe Ingredients 360 Grams High Gluten Flour 1 tsp Lye water (Potassium Carbonate Solution) ½ tsp Salt 1 Cup Water Extra Flour for dusting Instructions Put all the ingredients in your mixing bowl (apart from the cup of water) and incorporate thoroughly with the dough hook attachment of your stand food mixer. Gradually add the water and continue to mix for 3 or so minutes. Wrap your mixture in plastic wrap and cool in the fridge overnight. The next morning, break the now-hardened... Read More

31/01/2019
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Bacon, leek and potato soup recipe

  The winner of our Tuesday poll was soup over salad. So… we’ve scanned our cookbooks and dug out this Bacon, leek and potato soup recipe that is so quick and easy to make, it’ll probably take you longer to read than to make. Ingredients 2 leeks 2 large potatoes 1 large onion 25g of unsalted butter 1.4l of vegetable stock 150ml of single cream How to make Bacon, Leek and Potato Soup Melt the butter in the biggest pan you have. Chop the bacon and frying it in the... Read More

30/01/2019
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Turning your GF Fish Batter Mix into Tempura Batter

  Not content with using our Gluten Free Fish Batter Mix for plain old fish and chips? Fair enough. There are other options for this great institution of ours. Like Tempura Batter, for instance. And transforming your fish batter into Tempura Batter could not be easier: Whilst mixing water into your Gluten Free Fish Batter Mix, simply add the whites of 2 eggs. Then, you are free to cover your fish, meat or vegetables with the batter. Fry until they are light, crispy and delicious. What do you fry in... Read More

26/01/2019
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National Storytelling Week: The Starter (Easy Gruel Recipe)

Did you know that it’s National Storytelling Week this week? Well, here at Andrew James, we’ve decided to embrace our inner authors and come up with delicious recipes, plucked from the pages of our favourite stories. Each Storytelling blog will give you a recipe for each course, to make up a fantastic menu for your family and friends to enjoy. Of course, we’ll start with an easy starter recipe. This innovative Victorian food has satisfied children’s tummies for centuries. That’s right, we’re beginning with… Gruel! Delicious, nutritious and oh so... Read More

06/01/2019
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Super Veggies: Smoothies and Soup recipes

  If you’re anything like us, you’re probably feeling like the fun and frivolity of the festive season was… well, last year. But, here at Andrew James, we’re all about looking forward and we think that January doesn’t have to mean January blues. So, we’re here to provide you with healthy and hearty veg recipes, helping you get your 2019 off to the best possible start!   First up, we have a healthy fruit and vegetable smoothie recipe that is perfect as a pre or post workout drink, but could... Read More

Healthy Chicken Caesar Salad recipe 04/01/2019
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Feel Good Friday: Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe

  What do you call a hen looking at a bit of lettuce? Chicken Caesar salad.   Believe it or not – that isn’t left over from a Christmas cracker, but we have rustled up this great recipe for a quick and healthy lunchtime winner. If you’re looking for a healthy recipe for lunch, a diet-friendly meal idea or a small accompaniment to your main dish, this easy guide will guarantee one of the great chicken recipes, but one that is actually good for you.   Ingredients 4 chicken breasts... Read More

Chocolate fountain 29/12/2018
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What are the best party products to use this festive season?

  Just because Christmas has passed, that doesn’t mean the party season is over. With plenty of gatherings to attend and host, we know that you might be here, there and everywhere with who you’re visiting, what you’re taking, who’s visiting you and what you’re going to serve. That’s why here at Andrew James, we’re providing you with a handy guide on what products will make your party the best in town!     However you decide to spend your time with your family and friends, we’d love to hear... Read More

Appetiser Serving Slate 28/12/2018
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NYE: What’s the best party food to serve?

  Looking for things to do on New Year’s Eve 2018? How can we bring this monumental, historical and at times, emotional year to an end? By feeding our faces, of course! It’s time to shake off 2018 and try on a new set of 12 months and what better way to start 2019 than by hosting a New Year party?     But, what finger food will you be feasting on? What canapes will you be consuming? What party snacks will you be picking at?   When it comes... Read More