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Recipe: Creamy Garlic Parmesan Mac And Cheese

THE best mac n cheese you'll ever taste! Pasta and cheese is not exactly rocket science but you'd be surprised at the amount of bad mac 'n' cheese I've had.  It is simple to make, but also simple to get wrong.  Poor quality cheese or not enough cheese to even having too much sauce, so

lamb leek casserole

Recipe: Lamb, Leek and Nigella Seed Casserole

This recipe is from the British Leek Association website and has been developed by Katriona MacGregor.  Please visit to see their other recipes. Mr Foodie loves his leeks.  A much-neglected vegetable and one, which you will see from the recipes on the British Leeks website above, is a versatile veggie.  Sweetening up many a dish. 

Katsu curry

Recipe: Chicken Katsu Curry by Yutaka

You'll probably recognise the Yutaka curry block from the shelves of your local supermarket but think that making Japanese food is all fiddly and needs lots of practice. This isn't the case.  Katsu curry is quick and easy to make. I've posted below a recipe for Chicken Katsu Curry which is easy to make.  You

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Recipe: Martin Wishart’s Monkfish with Chorizo and Cockles

The Honours at Malmaison held a night to get to know Martin Wishart as well as experience behind the scenes. There have been previous events like this where you get to taste some wine, learn to cook with Martin and then relax over some lunch. A perfect day for a foodie. After some cocktails in

PORK schnitzel recipe

Recipe: Quick Weekday Dinner – Pork Schnitzel

Quick and easy pork dinner  Cooking during the week needn't be all about pasta, you can put together a quick dinner using one of the easiest cuts of meat to get, pork chops. Growing up, I hated pork chops - all that cutting for very little meat.  However, I think this Schnitzel recipe will go

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Recipe: Bertolli Baked filled Pasta Cones

Bertolli Pasta Cones We received some Bertolli pasta cones and Bertolli with Butter to try out.  The shapes are ideal for making an alternative to cannelloni, and a lot easier to fill with the closed end!  This is an easy and simple dish to make that looks tasty and is delicious and filling as well.

okonomiyaki recipe japan glasgow foodie explorers

Recipe: Okonomiyaki aka Japanese Pizza 🇯🇵

  This is Japan on a plate for me.  Creamy Kewpie mayo, fishy bonito flakes and okonomiyaki sauce - full of umami flavours. Okonomiyaki means ‘grilled as you like it’, and is made from seasoned flour, cabbage, and whatever you have in the fridge.  An easy and quick meal to make. Our Japanese friends showed

lavazza coffee recipe beef bean stew

Recipe: Lavazza Coffee Beef Chilli

Give some depth to chilli with coffee We were asked by Lavazza coffee to help promote their range of online recipes to show that there is more to do with coffee than just drink it.  Experiment with delicious Italian coffee to create whatever takes your fancy.  Be it drinks, cocktails, cakes to savoury dishes. We

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Haggis, Neeps and Tatties starter from Gleneagles Hotel

Haggis, Neeps and  Tatties Starter Chef Alan Gibb from Gleneagles Hotel has shared this haggis, neeps and tatties starter from their kitchens.  Haggis can be a heavy meal, so this starter size portion means you can have all the taste but without the heaviness. If you are looking for suggestions to get out and celebrate