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  • How to bake Wholemeal Scones
    19/05/2020 0 Comments
    How to bake Wholemeal Scones

    The humble scone, can be eaten as a savoury meal or a sweet treat

    “You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients” - Julia Child

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  • 14 Kitchen Utensil Must Haves
    19/05/2020 0 Comments
    14 Kitchen Utensil Must Haves

    For the amateur cook in all of us, I have listed below the 14 kitchen utensil must haves that will help you achieve the most simple of recipes. I have also put my one item wish... Santa Claus might be good this year!

    If you're just like me, not a professional chef or patisserie, there are few gadgets that you will feel comfortable with, and if we're honest, basic items are all we need. At least that's my story and I'm sticking to it!

    “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” - Leonardo Da Vinci

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  • Larder Essentials
    19/05/2020 0 Comments
    Larder Essentials

    There are many items you can hold in your larder but there are more clever and durable items you can hold that can be used in more than one recipe. When you have these items and use them across several recipes, this is when you will realise that all this baking nonsense is a 'piece of cake'!

    “You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients” - Julia Child

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  • The Secret of eggs
    19/05/2020 0 Comments
    The Secret of eggs

    Once you have eggs you are rich and I don't mean golden eggs and there in lies the secret.

    “Once you can make a creme anglaise, a bernaise and a mayonnaise, you can cook” - John Desmond

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  • Christmas Baking
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    Christmas Baking

    Christmas Baking

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  • Charcuterie & Irish Artisan Cheeses
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    Charcuterie & Irish Artisan Cheeses

    Charcuterie & Irish Artisan Cheeses

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  • Carrot Cake & Butter Cream
    19/05/2020 0 Comments
    Carrot Cake & Butter Cream

    Carrot Cake & Butter Cream

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  • Wines to sooth the soul
    19/05/2020 0 Comments
    Wines to sooth the soul

    Wines to sooth the soul

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