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Foodie Friday – November 2013

The November issue of Foodie Friday, from YOU FOOD – featuring local food news, offers and competitions for Bucks, Berks, Herts and London.


Indian Cooking Tips

Simple tips to make your Indian cooking experience easier, enjoyable and successful. A list of basic ingredients to keep in your cupboard or refrigerator from which you can make a vast array of Indian dishes.

Keema peas

Curry in a hurry, recipe

A quick and easy curry recipe for when you do not have a lot of time. Lamb (keema) peas, cooked in the Indian tomato sauce which is featured as another article / blog on the YOU FOOD website.

North Indian tomato sauce

North Indian Cooking

An authentic tomato-based Indian sauce which can be used as a base sauce to flavour meat, fish and vegetables.

Ultimate Children's Breakfast Bar

Love that lunchbox!

Ideas for children’s (and adults’) lunch-boxes that could make sandwiches a thing of the past! Healthy lunch-box ideas for your children’s school lunch-boxes, from nutritionist Jenny Tschiesche.

  • Tracy
  • 11/10/2013 2:20 pm
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Fenugreek growing in a pot

It’s all Fenugreek to me, by Jaspal Boyce

The last in the current series of blogs, by Jaspal Boyce, on growing your own vegetables and spices at home in pots. This time, it is the less well-known Fenugreek, with a tasty recipe as well.

chopping mushrooms

30 Day Challenge – new YOU FOOD community pages

Our focus for March 2013 is to develop the Community section of the YOU FOOD website…

Brussels sprouts with bacon and pine nuts

Christmas tips – different vegetables for Christmas lunch !

Are you fed up with the same old vegetables for Christmas lunch – here are a few tips for making it different this year !

  • Clive
  • 22/12/2012 9:17 pm
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Avocado and strawberry starter

Peter Bradley’s blog, no. 2 – two desserts and a starter

In this blog, Peter gives us two desserts that can be cooked in the oven whilst it is being used for the En Papillotte cooking that was featured in his first blog, plus a 21st century twist to a 1960′s classic starter.

  • Clive
  • 17/12/2012 5:00 pm
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Shucking Oysters set of images

Shucking Oysters

This is a description of how to get into an oyster shell and prepare the oyster for eating, known as “shucking” an oyster.

  • Clive
  • 05/12/2012 3:14 pm
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Bramley apples

British Apple Varieties

A look at some of the British apples that are recommended for a variety of different uses. Raymond Blanc has tasted over 600 varieties of apples. Here are some of his recommendations.

En Papillotte fish

“En Papillote” cooking, by Peter Bradley

This is the first in a series of blog articles from Peter Bradley, a food fanatic, cook, and spotter of trends in fine dining.

  • Clive
  • 31/10/2012 1:12 pm
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How to get the most flesh off of a mango

If you’ve ever tried to peel and de-stone a mango, you’ll know it isn’t easy! Here are some tips as to how to make the task easier.

  • Clive
  • 20/09/2012 1:01 pm
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Separating eggs with a bottle image

Separating eggs with a bottle

There are many ways to separate an egg yolk from the white, and may chefs can do it in their hand. Here’s a slightly different way!

  • Clive
  • 18/09/2012 1:30 pm
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