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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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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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Recipes Andhra Prawn Curry by Atul Kochhar

Veinchana Royyalu Andhraiites typically eat fiery hot food, but this prawn curry packs a lot of flavours too! SERVES 4 500g raw peeled tiger prawns 6 green cardamom pods fresh coriander sprigs 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 cloves 1 teaspoon fennel seeds 4 tablespoons Onion Paste (page 218) 4 teaspoons ground coriander 1 teaspoon red…

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ALEXANDRA PALACE  26 August -28 August 2017

 

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival returns to Alexandra Palace over the bank holiday weekend of 26th, 27th & 28th August

Watch New Judge of The Big Family Showdown Rosemary Shrager, Michelin starred chef at Benares Atul Kochhar, Michelin starred Chef and Great British Menu Winner Adam Simmonds, Great British Menu Winner 2017 at Oklava Selin Kiazim & Veneta’s Head Chef Jamie Thicket cooking their signature recipes in the Aga Rangemaster Chefs Theatre with MasterChef Finalists Steve Kielty, Lorna Robertson, Jack Lucas, Juanita Hennessey, Emma Spitzer & Tony Rodd.

Feast in the Street Food Avenue; learn to bake in the Cake and Bake Theatre; enjoy free hourly yoga and meditation in the Healthy Living Zone; 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 Success Express Music Stage; enter the Chilli Eating Competition; refreshing cocktails from the Bar Bus, Pimms Teapot & The Evan Williams Bourbon Airstream and have a fun day out in the VIP experience.

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