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A fall recipe: Carrot ginger soup

Soothing, delicious and beautifully bright, our carrot ginger soup screams fall from a distance. Oh, and it’s super easy to make. What’s not to love?

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Why sourdough is one of the healthiest breads

Sourdough bread has risen in popularity over the past few years (see what we did there?), and with good reason: In comparison to the average loaf of supermarket-bought bread, it’s packed-full with things good for your health, and way easier...

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A mouthful of bacon facts

To celebrate International Bacon Day on September 4, we’ve rounded up some of the most interesting, lesser known facts about this delicious kind of salt-cured pork. Happy reading!

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A lunch idea: avocado and bean salad

Bored of the same al desko lunch? This avocado and bean salad is here to help. Make a batch and have it on its own, or between two slices of our sourdough bread. Enjoy!

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Five brunch dishes we love

What are your go-to brunch staples? We like French toast and are partial to Bloody Maries. Below, we’ve rounded up five dishes from around the world we’ve come to rely on when we invite people over for a Sunday meal....

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Five food-inspired summer reads

We love a good book. More than that, we love a good book that knows how to weave great writing with explorations of and musings on food in all its shades. Here, we’ve rounded up five we’ve especially enjoyed over...

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Five fun facts about picnics

Picnics are great. They are good for your health -- all that vitamin D you get from being outdoors -- fantastic for the mood, delicious for your belly. Here are five little known facts about them.

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Five fun facts about chocolate

A universal crowd pleaser, chocolate is lush and comforting, an instant-pick-me-up and something to savour slowly, leisurely, one bite at a time. It can be bitter or sweet, solid or liquid, amazing on its own and even better in a...

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National Cream Tea Day

June 25 marks National Cream Tea Day on the UK calendar. Below, we dish out all you need to know about this celebration.

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Three DIY gift ideas for Father’s Day

Sometimes, homemade presents can be the sweetest, most personal way to celebrate a loved one. Here are three quick and easy DIY ideas for dad, to make his day a truly special one. 

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Three facts you didn’t know about croissants

The half moon-shaped pastries have a rich and delicious history. Here are three facts you didn’t know about them. 

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A brief history of Fish’n’Chips

To celebrate National Fish & chip day on June 4, here’s a short history of how the dish came to be. Eaten on seaside holidays or as a pay-day treat, a late-night supper or hangover food after a big night out,...

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Two healthy lunch recipes

Forget sad lunches al desko. With summer slowly but surely creeping in, it’s time to unleash your inner chef and get some healthy cooking going for you and the fam. Think bright, fresh, and light, with lots of good-for-you vegetables...

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So what’s caraway anyway?

A frequent addition to spice cabinets, caraway seeds are actually the dried fruit of the caraway plant. Nevertheless, they're commonly referred to as seeds in the culinary world. If you've ever eaten rye bread, you no doubt tasted caraway seeds.

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Five quick kitchen hacks for spring cooking

We’ve hacked your kitchen — prepare to save money, save time, and never cry from cutting onions again.

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Five things we’re thankful for after lockdown

From a trip to the pub to a visit to our hairdresser, here are five things we’ve been highly enjoying post-lockdown. What are yours?

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A soothing tomato soup

What’s velvety, lush and incredibly easy to make? Our tomato soup! A go-to when we need the soup equivalent of a hug, this is all we feel like eating right now, and so will you, after you make it. Did...

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Five DIY tips to decorate your Easter table

Whether you’re making a full on meal or just prepping a lighter fare to share with the fam, we’ve rounded up five simple ideas to ensure your table decor stands out this Easter.

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Sticky lemon marmalade chicken

Think lemon marmalade is only good with sweet stuff? Think again. Or, even better, make this roasted chicken instead, and prepare to lick your fingers. 

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The Sussex Kitchen’s guacamole and pico de gallo recipes

Guacamole We love this guacamole recipe (enough for 2 hungry humans):⁣ SHOPPING LIST 1 tablespoon finely chopped coriander leaves 1 teaspoon finely chopped onion 1 teaspoon minced jalapeno or serrano chilies ¼ teaspoon kosher salt 1 riper organic avocado, peeled...

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Picnic potato salad with eggs

This classic potato salad is made with eggs and a mustard and mayonnaise dressing. Delicious with just about anything grilled, it always tastes best outdoors, though it works as a quick weekday lunch, too. 

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Three pancake recipes for Shrove Tuesday

Pancakes are always a good idea, but especially so on Pancake Day! Below, we have three recipes for them, so you can mix and match. Let the pancake extravaganza begin!

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Five kitchen staples for a snow day

To make the most of a day stuck inside the house, here are the five staple ingredients you should always have in the fridge or cupboard -- with some recipe ideas on how to use them. You’re welcome! 

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Honey glazed pork chops

Caramelised around the edges, super juicy, and ready in less than 15 minutes. Sold? Let’s make honey glazed pork chops.

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