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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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Recipes Raspberry & Rose Jelly Cheesecake by Nicola Milly Millbank

I first made this cheesecake for my family when I was a teenager. It started off as a jelly lime cheesecake, then slowly progressed into first a chocolate orange cheesecake and finally the more refined raspberry and rose jelly cheesecake. This is a cheesecake like no other. If you’re looking for a classic American, thick…

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Recipes Harissa aubergine kebabs with cucumber, red onion and mint relish

These spicy, sweet and satisfyingly sticky kebabs are perfect on the grill – or even the barbecue come summer. Serve in soft flatbreads with the tangy relish and jewel-like pomegranate seeds and a generous drizzle of tahini. Once exclusive to Middle-Eastern grocery shops, harissa is now available in most large supermarkets – simply check out…

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Recipes SUMMER VEGETABLE PAELLA FROM VEG BOX PIONEERS RIVERFORD

Riverford Organic Farmers really know their veg. Founded by twice BBC Farmer of the Year Guy Watson, they’ve been farming and delivering organic food from Devon since 1987, carefully selecting the best varieties and growing them ever-so-slowly so each veg box delivers maximum flavour. Feeling inspired by Foodies Festival? A beautiful, seasonal, 100% organic box of veg,…

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Wellbeing Side plank / Vasisthasana by Yogahaven

This pose if great for strengthening the obliques and shoulders. From a high plank, keep the shoulders over the wrists, and pivot onto the right hand and the outer edge of the right foot, stacking the feet. Flex the feet, and reach the left arm up to the sky, looking up towards the hand. Lift…

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EDINBURGH  4 August - 6 August 2017

 

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival returns to Edinburgh Inverleith Park over the weekend of 4th, 5th & 6th August

Meet Great British Bake Off Judge Prue Leith, Great British Menu Winner Michael Bremner & Great British Menu Contestant Ally McGrath Michelin starred chef Marcello Tully, MasterChef Winner 2016 Jane Devonshire as well as MasterChef 2017 Finalists Lorna Robertson & Brodie Williams and acclaimed local culinary talents like Neil Forbes at Cafe St Honore ,Daniel Ashmore at The Pompadour & Le Roi Fou’s Jerome Henry as they cook their signature recipes in the Stoves.

Feast in the Street Food Avenue; learn to bake in the Cake and Bake Theatre; enjoy yoga in the park with Lululemon; indulge in 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 Success Express 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 area styled by Anthropologie. Saturday 5th August VIP is now SOLD OUT.

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