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Recipes Risotto Primavera by Saturday Kitchen Host Matt Tebbett

Risotto Primavera by Saturday Kitchen Host Matt Tebbett 1 x large white onion Olive oil 100g butter 1 x clove garlic a few sprigs of thyme 1.5litres vegetable stock a few parmesan rinds 250g x Carnaroli or Arborio rice 1 x glass of good quality fruity white wine 8 x young leeks 8 x young…

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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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Tatton Park  16th, 17th & 18th November 2018

 

Tatton Park, CHESHIRE

Foodies Festival, Cheshire’s favourite food festival, kicks off the festive season at Tatton Park on 16, 17 & 18 November

Foodies Festival is bringing the Christmas spirit to Tatton Park for the first time on 16, 17 & 18 November.

Watch Great British Bake Off Stars 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. Exciting line-up soon to be announced!

Learn all the skills to become the ultimate host this Christmas at the 12 Top Tip festive masterclasses, get merry with Craft Beer, Wine and Champagne masterclasses in the Drinks Theatre, discover your new favourite tipple at Gin Alley and browse for Christmas gifts in the artisan market. Bring the kids along to the Elf’s Cookery School, taste flavours of the world at Street Food Avenue, indulge in award-winning treats at Pudding Hall, or enjoy Christmas carols and music from Scotland’s most exciting unsigned bands on the Live Music Stage. With a  VIP area, a vintage tea room and a Champagne Ski Bar, Foodies Festival is the only place to kick off the festive season.

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