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BBQ Season is back


BBQ season is upon us, or certainly was the other weekend and I’m hoping for more hot weather to come.  Spring is in the air and the garden is starting to grow faster than I can trim it back.  It’s … Continue reading

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White/Béchamel Sauce


This is article is about Béchamel sauce, its classical French cookery at it’s most basic.  If you don’t know how to make this then you can’t make all of the other lovely sauces that use this sauce as it’s base. … Continue reading

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Roux


A Roux is the classical basis for any and all sauces.  Getting this right can make or break a sauce just as easily as any other stage in its cooking. You need an equal weight of plain flour and butter. … Continue reading

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Grilled Whole Trout


Without a doubt you can’t beat trout! …..especially when it’s accompanied by some spiced potato wedges, spicy salsa, salad and a nice cold cider. This is probably one of our simplest but most enjoyable of meals.  It’s simple, quick and … Continue reading

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Steaming Fish


I tend to use three methods for cooking fish:- Steam Grill Poach Steaming Fish This I think is my preferred method of cooking a fillet of fish.  It cooks nicely, won’t burn the fish and leaves it nice, tender and … Continue reading

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