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Food

How to Plan Your Year of Growing Vegetables

John Harrison, who has been described as ‘Britain’s greatest allotment authority’ (Independent on Sunday) lives in the north-west of England with his wife Val. They grow their own fruit and vegetables on two allotments which […]

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How to make Thai-spiced Pumpkin Soup

This is a feisty, colourful soup that is full of flavour. Using shop-bought red curry paste means it’s quick to put together, and the coconut milk brings a luxurious richness that is perfect for chilly […]

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How to shake up your lunch

If we think of food not as fuel but as nourishment, we start to think of the lunchbox in a different context. We are not just looking for foods to provide the calories we need […]

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How to eat well and spend less

You don’t have to become a fitness freak in order to lead a healthy lifestyle – it is all about moderation and small steps. Think about the tale of the tortoise and the hare – […]

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How to put on a feast fit for summer

Planning a summer party but don’t fancy yet another barbecue? Whether you’re having friends and family over or simply want to put on an extra special spread for the weekend, these delicious recipes will help […]

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How to Use Your Air Fryer

THE BASICS Air fryers work by rapid air cooking — evenly circulating hot air to cook fresh or frozen foods, which gives them the same crunchy bite and moist interiors pro­duced by conventional deep fat […]

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How to make egg pasta dough

Carmela Sereno teaches you how to make a basic egg pasta dough in just an hour with three simple store cupboard ingredients. Make sure you follow Carmela Sereno on Instagram (@CarmelasKitchen) for more deliciously inspiring […]

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How to eat seasonally

It’s said that, at any one time, one in five women in the UK is on a diet. These diets obviously aren’t working otherwise we wouldn’t be in a situation where 57 per cent of […]

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Six Easy Cocktail Recipes

From the thrill of a chilled Martini to the short, sharp joy of a Negroni, few things add instant glamour to proceedings quite like a perfectly put together cocktail. However, as appealing as the idea […]

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How to make ice cream without a machine

Tools Needed There are just two very cheap kitchen utensils needed when making homemade ice cream without a machine: a whisk and a rubber spatula. Useful tips All types of ice cream and sorbet taste […]

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How to make the perfect burger

When Kenny McGovern was diagnosed with Social Anxiety Disorder aged just 19, he became almost housebound and missed out on his favourite takeaways and fast food. He decided to learn how to make the dishes […]

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How to sneak more vegetables into your children’s food

Getting your children to eat a well-balanced diet can be a serious challenge, and it can cause serious tantrums at dinnertime. With these healthy recipes for sneaky mums, taken from Samantha Quinn’s new book, feeding […]

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