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Recipes Toffee Apples for Halloween

A treat for Halloween weekend! Ingredients: 8 Granny Smith apples 400g golden caster sugar 1 tsp vinegar 4 tbsp golden syrup Place the apples in a large bowl, then cover with boiling water (you may have to do this in 2 batches). This will remove the waxy coating and help the caramel to stick. Dry…

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Recipes Candy Cane Cake for Christmas by Charlotte White of Restoration Cake

Sometimes you want to be festive without dragging out last year’s Santa and plastic Rudolph. The cake is the answer – understated seasonal glamour. Have yourself a merry little Christmas, sweetie! 20-cm Classic Victoria Sponge Cake filled with Basic Buttercream and raspberry jam, crumb-coated with Basic Buttercream 1.5 kg white sugarpaste 250 g royal icing,…

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Recipes Venison, Beetroot & Plum by Great British Menu Star Michael Bremner

Ingredients 500g Venison haunch or loin 500g Mixed selection of beetroot 200g Plain flour 100g Table salt 150g Water 5 Plums 1 tbls Castor sugar 2 Medium carrots 150ml Carrot juice 150g Rosehip vinegar 50-100g Malto 100g Picked kale 300ml Stock 50ml Cabernet sauvignon vinegar Nasturtium leaves Beetroot- Mix flour, salt, and water to a…

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Recipes Black pudding Sausage Rolls by GBBO’s Candice Brown

The one recipe that’s guaranteed to cause arguments within my family is these sausage rolls. ‘Who’s got the biggest one?’ ‘Who got more?’ ‘Why haven’t you made me these?’ They are requested frequently and devoured within seconds! Stornaway black pudding is the best in the world apparently (guess who told me that!) so if you…

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Recipes Passion Fruit Curd by GBBO’s Candice Brown

Sweet, smooth and tangy, my favourite flavour curd. Use it to fill Pavlova, a roulade or a layered sponge, or just spoon it over vanilla ice cream. When you have a good curd recipe the possibilities are endless. Makes about 250ml 4 large egg yolks 150g golden caster sugar 12 ripe, wrinkled passion fruits 100g…

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Recipes CALIFORNIA PRUNE & BLACK BEAN SALSA WITH ROASTED CAULIFLOWER & TEA SCENTED CALIFORNIA PRUNES

By Rosemary Shrager Serves 2   1 small cauliflower Olive oil, for brushing 2 tsp Jasmine tea 4 California prunes 3 tomatoes Salt & pepper Fresh mint                                                                                                                                            For the California prune & black bean salsa 1 can black beans, rinsed well under cold water 4 California prunes, chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped ½…

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Recipes Buttermilk Pannacotta with Strawberry Compote and Yoghurt Sorbet

By Dan Ashmore, The Pompadour by Galvin Serves 4 Ingredients Pannacotta: 500ml buttermilk 150g sugar 2.3 leaves gelatine (bronze leaf) 0.25g vanilla seeds Crumb: 60g soft butter 110g caster sugar 60g Demerara sugar 110g ground almonds 110g flour Sorbet: 40g of sugar 40ml of water 0.5 gelatine leaf 300g of plain yoghurt Compote: 250g Strawberries…

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Recipes Spicy Puddledub Pork & Red Pepper Goulash

This recipe uses Puddledub leg of pork, a beautiful, lean and tender cut of meat. The chilli can be scaled up or down depending on your taste and we use ½ fat crème fraiche to reduce calories, but not flavour.   Spicy Puddledub Pork & Red Pepper Goulash Serves 2   300g Puddledub casserole pork…

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Brighton  5th, 6th & 7th May 2018

 

Brighton Hove Lawns, Kingsway Road, Brighton

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, returns to Brighton Hove Lawns.

Watch Great British Bake Off Winners baking live in The Cake & Desserts Theatre. Meet Michelin starred Chefs, Great British Menu Winners, MasterChef Champions and top local chefs cooking their signature recipes in the Stoves Chefs Theatre.

Feast in the Street Food Avenue; learn to bake in the Cake and Bake Theatre; enjoy afternoon tea in the Vintage Tea Tent; taste wine, champagne and craft beer in the Drinks Theatre; buy from local producers in the Artisan Market; kids enjoy the Childrens Cookery Theatre; live music on the Live Music Stage; enter the Chilli Eating Competition; refreshing cocktails from the Bar Bus and Pimms Teapot and have a fun day out in the VIP experience.

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