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Line of Duty inspired Good Friday recipe for fish and chips 11/04/2019
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Dine of Duty: Healthy Fish and Chips Recipe

WARNING: THIS BLOG CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM SERIES 1-4 OF LINE OF DUTY!!! DO NOT PROCEED IF YOU’RE NOT UP TO DATE!!!   Line of Duty is gripping the nation (or this writer, at least) so much that our Dine of Duty has gone viral. Well, not quite, but the official Line of Duty Twitter page liked it. Twice! Anyway, as Good Friday is coming up, we thought we’d write this Feel Good Friday recipe and hark back to Series 2 to when Lynsey Denton (played by Keeley Hawes) and Steve... Read More

Easter Cake recipe 10/04/2019
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Easter Cake Recipe: Chocolate Nest Cake (from Irish Baking Adventures)

Our talented friend, Irish Baking Adventures has been incredibly busy in the kitchen, supplying us with a deliciously chocolatey recipe for a cake that is out-of-this-world perfect for Easter. INGREDIENTS CAKE 300g caster sugar 180g plain flour 50g good quality cocoa powder 1tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 2 eggs 250ml milk 100g butter, melted 2 tsp vanilla extract 250ml boiling water   FILLING 1 tub mascarpone cheese 250ml cream 30g icing sugar 1tsp vanilla extract Orange food colouring   DRIZZLE 200g white chocolate Orange “Candy”... Read More

Deep Fill Toastie Maker 08/04/2019
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National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day: The Simple Cheese Sandwich Recipe

The question on everybody’s lips: When is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day? The answer everybody wants to hear: It’s Today! Not 100% healthy, but this Feel Good Friday, forget ‘Are Grilled Cheese Sandwiches good for you?’ and think about ‘What goes good with Grilled Cheese Sandwiches?’ Howzabout… Tomato Soup? Chips? Salad? Toasted Cheese Sandwich Recipe Ingredients 2 slices of wholemeal bread 2 slices of ham (optional) Slices of cheese (your choice, but we recommend Edam, Cheddar, Red Leicester, Emmental, Mozzarella, Monterey Jack and any other cheese you may think of)... Read More

Defrost Tray thawing food from the fridge freezer 05/04/2019
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A list of ways the Quick Thaw Defrost Tray can help you out in the kitchen

Got people coming round this Easter? Always finding yourself low on time when getting dinner ready? Wondering how to defrost chicken quickly after your gym workout? The Andrew James Quick Thaw Defrost Tray is a bit of a mouthful, but it is also a must for anyone who wants to be better prepared in the kitchen or feels that they never have enough time to cook food from frozen. Ideal for: Those who may freeze a lot of food (night shift week, perhaps?) Those who need to defrost chicken fast... Read More

01/04/2019
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Easter recipe: Roast Gammon Ham in the Halogen Oven

Forget Mary Berry and Jamie Oliver this Easter. For a truly delicious Easter dinner, you only need one name in your kitchen and that’s Andrew James. With our Halogen Oven – whether you have the premium model or the 12 litre digital model with a hinged lid – this Easter recipe will certainly satisfy your dinner guests. Cooking a ham can sometimes be a tricky business, but with the Andrew James Halogen Oven (as well as this recipe), you’ll not have to worry too much…   Once thoroughly defrosted, put... Read More

29/03/2019
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A list of Andrew James products to help make an easy Easter

  Whatever your views on Easter as a festival, it’s a lovely opportunity to gather your family and friends around and spend some quality time together. If you are hosting, it can be a stressful time, but we would like to introduce some quality products that will take the panic out of the proceedings and allow you and your guests to have fun.   Baking Should you be an avid baker and have the desire to present deliciously baked cakes and biscuits, we have a range of appliances that can... Read More

27/03/2019
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Easter Sunday Cake Recipe: Coffee & Bailey’s Sponge Cake with Buttercream Roses from Irish Baking Adventures

Easter Sunday is coming up and, if you haven’t got anything sorted yet, don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with this fantastic and delicious recipe from Irish Baking Adventures, one of our oh-so-talented guest bloggers, for a Coffee & Bailey’s Sponge Cake with Buttercream Roses. We’ll pass you straight over to her and her mouth-watering Easter Cake… This cake is so simple to make and will put a massive smile on everyone’s face this Easter. Check out some of the products from the Andrew James baking range you can use... Read More

21/03/2019
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Easter recipe (How to make Slow Cooker Lamb Tagine)

This recipe for Slow Cooker Lamb Tagine is great for any Sunday dinner, but it is particularly perfect for Easter Sunday. The slow cooker can work its magic while you’re hunting chocolate eggs. Ingredients 900g lamb shoulder 1 sweet potato, chopped into chunks 1 chopped onion 3 carrots, sliced 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp mixed spices 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tbsp tomato purée 1 lamb stock cube ½ bunch coriander, chopped Method 1. Ensure your lamb is thoroughly defrosted, before placing it in the slow cooker and covering... Read More

13/03/2019
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Chicken & Ham Hock Pie Recipe (By Lord Lethris)

National Poultry Day is on the horizon and Lord Lethris, one of our legendary guest bloggers, has been working away on a recipe that has to be tasted to be believed.   Chicken & Ham Hock Pie Recipe Ingredients (No real measurements, we’re going in old skool! – This does about 3-4ish people): Some chicken breasts (Maybe 3) A lump of ham hock, or just a lump of gammon (pre-cooked – Morissons do it) A Pint of milk Plain Flour Some grated cheese (extra strong Mature is best) Coarse whole... Read More

12/03/2019
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St Patrick’s Day Recipe: Lemon & Ricotta Ring Cake (By Irish Baking Adventures)

Just when you thought our talented Guest Bloggers couldn’t get any more inspirational, here we have the sublime Irish Baking Adventures with a fantastic recipe that is just perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. This is a Lemon & Ricotta Cake – St Patrick’s Day Style Ingredients 170g unsalted butter, at room temperature 200g plain flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 tsp salt 150g ricotta cheese 360g caster sugar 3 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract Zest of 1 to 2 lemons 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice Green Colouring Chocolate... Read More