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Love is in the air: Valentine's Day Recipes

Love is in the air: Valentine's Day Recipes
Valentine's Day is the the perfect time to surprise your better half with some sweet delights and there is no sweeter way to say that you love someone than with these Valentine's Day treat recipes.  Chocolate Truffles Truffles are the epitome of sweets treats and such a traditional gift for Valentine's Day. Instead of buying a usual heart-shaped box...
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The Perfect Gift For Every Type of Mum...

The Perfect Gift For Every Type of Mum...
The Perfect Gift for Every Type of Mum The head-chef mum   Only she can make those scrambled eggs the way you like them. Only she can get the pasta al dente with a sauce to die for. To all those baking smells that take you back to your childhood and lovely memories of her in the kitchen preparing you a homemade meal... If...
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Dark Chocolate and Pomegranate Pots

Dark Chocolate and Pomegranate Pots
Our second recipe for Chocolate Week are these sumptuous Chocolate Pots adorned with glistening pomegranate jewels - enjoy!  Dark Chocolate and Pomegranate Pots Ingredients 150ml double cream 1 vanilla pod 125g dark chocolate (at least 70% cocoa solids)  100ml milk 2 egg yolks 2 tbsp icing sugar 200g pomegranate seeds Preparation method Preheat the oven to 140 degrees centigrade. Gently warm the cream in...
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Summer Lunch Inspiration

With British summertime in full swing, here at HQ, we are big fans of an al fresco lunch in the sunshine! If the thought of soggy sandwiches or a stuffy self-checkout queue fills you with dread, here are our suggestions to freshen up your lunchtime: Take a break from work and enjoy lunch in an interesting open space: Grab your most stylish...
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Summer Solstice G&T Recipe

In celebration of World Gin Day last weekend, our expert mixologists have been busily formulating their ultimate gin cocktail. Taking inspiration from our American friends, we have been sourcing ingredients from far and wide to replicate concoctions such as San Fran’s ‘Conquistador’, featuring the illusive cinchona bark powder paired with chile de arbol and anise tonic; and a celery-flavoured ‘Mother...
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British Tomato Week: Black Sea Bream with Heritage Tomato Salad Recipe

In celebration of British Tomato Week this week, here is a delicious recipe for Black Sea Bream with Heritage Tomato Salad and Seared Lemon. This is a lovely summer lunch – best enjoyed in the garden. Cornish line or net caught Black Bream is a delicious Eastern Atlantic white seafish – it is sustainable and very much in season over the...
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Chive Blossom Vinegar Recipe for the Weekend

We have a vibrant display of chive blossoms here at Party Ingredients this week! These flowering herbs are not only beautiful to look at, but are also edible and a fantastic way to brighten up a dish. Their delicate onion flavour compliments a wide range of dishes – use the flower heads to spruce up a salad or sprinkle petals...
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The Brazil Blog: Cachaça Cocktails!

Brazilian food and culture are tipped to be on trend this summer, so over the next few months we pledge to supply you with tips, tricks and recipes Brazilian-style, in the hope that we can bring a little bit of sunshine to London! Cachaça is a spirit which comes from sugar-cane juice and is synonymous with Brazil. The spirit is a...
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How to make delicious savoury scones

Yesterday was St. George's Day, which got us feeling all patriotic and inevitably left us craving scones! They are a delicious snack sweet or savoury but we thought we would share an easy-to-make recipe a little less traditional, but equally as scrumptious!  Anchovy and Onion Scones You will Need: 1 Small Onion, finely chopped A little margarine for cooking 225g / 8oz Plain Flour 1/2 tsp...
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Anyone for a spot of Wild Garlic foraging this weekend?

Our incredibly talented head-chef Emma has been busily foraging wild garlic this week! If, like me, you’re a little concerned about the dangers of mistaking wild parsnip for highly poisonous hemlock, wild garlic is a good choice for a spot of amateur foraging – the smell is the ultimate clarification. This gently-flavoured green is very versatile and brimming with health-benefits...
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