Feed Your Family The Cookbook

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Make your own curry pastes

Ingredients KORMA PASTE 2 cloves garlic 5 cm piece of ginger ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon garam masala 2 tablespoons groundnut oil 1 tablespoon tomato puree 2 fresh green chillies 3 tablespoons desiccated coconut 2 tablespoons ground almonds ½ a bunch fresh coriander , (15g) 2 teaspoons cumin seeds , for toasting 1 teaspoon… Read More

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Adapting recipes

    This is something that comes up a lot!   Most recipes can be adapted to suit you! Whether that is down to taste or dietary needs.   A lot of chef’s won’t like me saying this but, in my opinion, it is true. If you find a recipe in a book or online… Read More

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Meal Planning

Do you meal plan? We believe that meal planning will help to save you money and time. Armed with a shopping list, you only need 1 visit to the supermarket. This should help kerb those impulse buys. Knowing what you’re going to be eating saves the “oh, let’s grab a takeaway” moments. Meal planning will… Read More

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Freezing

we often have this discussion on the page . So it’s about time it was on here . What can you freeze ? The answer may surprise you . Almost anything can be frozen . Freezing can change the texture of foods but they are still edible . Got some veg in the fridge that… Read More

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Cooking Steaks

Cooking steak isn’t hard if you follow very simple rules . 1: Bring your steak to room temperature before cooking . Do NOT get it straight from the fridge and put it in the pan 2: Oil the meat NOT the pan 3: heat the pan 4: season with pepper before cooking , salt after… Read More

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Yorkshire Puddings

Crack your eggs into a cup ( 2 or 3 eggs ), put into a bowl add the same amount of plain flour and liquid Or and this is how I do it 4oz flour, 2 eggs 1/2 pint milk. Make this batter well in advance and chill , overnight is great . I get the… Read More

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Getting the most from a turkey/chicken

I bought a half price frozen turkey in Aldi this week for £5.49. I defrosted it and cooked it in my slow cooker yesterday for 10 hours on low. When I took it out I left the juices in the slow cooker. Then I stripped the meat off the carcass and added all the bones,… Read More

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Salad Bars

Whilst shopping this morning I couldn’t help but notice the amount of people filling up containers at the salad bar . £2.69 for a salad that’ll do 1 maybe 2 meals at the most. No thanks! Please don’t be fooled into buying these. You can make flavoured cous cous, pasta and noodle salads for pennies… Read More

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