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Eurovision ideas

Eurovision ideas

Answer: ​Hi Sebastian, Thanks for getting in touch! We’re big fans of Salmon Gravadlax - it’…

By: Sebastien E on 10th May, 2016

What can I do with a Himalayan salt block I got given last year?

Answer: Best thing to do is cook on your Himilayan salt brick! Heat it on the grill or oven or even on a bar…

By: Graham K on 3rd Feb, 2016
How can I melt chocolate without burning it in a pan or using a bain marie?

How can I melt chocolate without burning it in a pan or using a bain marie?

Answer: Melt chocolate in the microwave. Not on the top setting mind! Nice and gently. Watch carefully - you…

By: Graham K on 3rd Feb, 2016
What can I so with a big sack of Sel de Guerande I was given at Christmas?

What can I so with a big sack of Sel de Guerande I was given at Christmas?

Answer: Sel de guerande is just the mother of expensive salt! It ‘s a finishing salt. You artfully s…

By: Graham K on 3rd Feb, 2016
As a vegan, I’m  seeking inspiration for some good crowd-pleasing recipes for when inviting friends

As a vegan, I’m seeking inspiration for some good crowd-pleasing recipes for when inviting friends

Answer: Couldn’t do much better than our Thai veg curry for a crowd. If spicy isn’t your thing then I re…

By: Ruth S on 29th Jan, 2016
Can you recommend an easy hot canapé recipe?

Can you recommend an easy hot canapé recipe?

Answer: I like chipolata sausages tossed in honey and wholegrain mustard before baking in the oven then on c…

By: Kate L on 27th Jan, 2016
Can you recommend a beef steak dish I can prepare in advance for 8 people so no last minute panic?

Can you recommend a beef steak dish I can prepare in advance for 8 people so no last minute panic?

Answer: Just serve steaks! All you need to do is choose a nice thick cut steak, sirloin or fillet would be m…

By: Kate L on 27th Jan, 2016

Can you give me some ideas for a three course meal for 4 I can put together in less than an hour?

Answer: I’d recommend doing a cold starter - they’re normally easy to assemble quickly and in advance. T…

By: Athina F on 26th Jan, 2016

Where can I get the best quality wine on a budget?

Answer: Ah the holy grail of the wine buyer. Where indeed? There’s no simple answer. Lidl and Aldi ha…

By: Athina F on 24th Jan, 2016

Looking to do cooked foie gras as a starter - what do you match it with - sweet wine?

Answer: Despite diminishing popularity, Foie Gras continues to have its adoring fans. The classic match is, …

By: Sebastien E on 23rd Jan, 2016