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Oreo Cookies & Cream Cheesecake

August 14, 2016

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With a full-time residency looming ever closer the 2 Fingers project needed a couple of dessert options to fit the bill. First up – a tried and tested classic which first appeared at Acoustic Sunday last year. It seemed to go down a treat, as well as getting the thumbs up from our Book Keeper too! […]

October – Is National Vegetarian Month…Apparently!

October 1, 2014

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With ‘Stoptober‘ in full swing, the idea of abstaining from the evils of smoking and other such ailments, vegetarians are also celebrating! October 1st is World Vegetarian Day, kicking off Vegetarian Awareness Month, with World Vegan Day rounding out the month on the 1st November. Vegetarian Awareness Month was established by the North American Vegetarian Society […]

Too Much of a Good Thing…Can be Wonderful!

October 6, 2012

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Feed the chocoholic in you by paying homage to the cacao bean in all its celestial beauty. For over 2000 years chocolate has been celebrated in its many incarnations from cookies and cakes to beverages and body paint, chocolate has stood the test of time as one of our nation’s favourite indulgences. Etymologists trace the […]

Buffalo Gives You Wings…A Retrospective

February 4, 2012

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Chicken wings have always been a popular choice whatever the occasion, with numerous ways of preparing, cooking and serving them; they are great for sharing, or as an indulgent snack on their own. Traditionally wings were usually used as scraps along with the back and neck parts of the chicken for stock pots, soups and […]

In a Pickle…A Quintessentially English Affair

June 12, 2011

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In a pickle” appears in The Tempest (Act 5, scene 1) Shakespeare; a related form appears in Antony and Cleopatra (Act 2, scene 5). Thomas Tusser (an English farmer and poet) had advised, in 1573, that the husbandman “Reap barley with sickle, that lies in ill pickle.”

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The Humble Chipolata…A Very British Love Affair

December 18, 2010

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Did you know that Britons ate their way through 1000 miles of chipolatas on Christmas weekend 2009? Laid end to end the sausages would reach to outer space. 2009 saw sales of chipolatas increase by 10%. The industry is worth £600 million. They are consumed on average at a rate of 12 thousand a day. […]

Breakfast…A Relaxation Technique

December 11, 2009

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Everyone loves to be able to lay about in bed without needing to worry about their every day stresses, and it’s especially wonderful when someone else is up and about with pots and pans! Sometimes the most relaxing breakfast idea is just to spend it doing what you want to do, or letting your loved […]