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Dec
15

Quick and easy party food

The presents are wrapped, the food is bought and everything is ready. At this time of year, there always looms the possibility of an unexpected guest (in addition to the one coming down the chimney). You might have asked a friend or two over for the evening, and they have brought a friend…or two. Whatever the situation, its good to have a few failsafe ingredients on standby for last-minute party food.

 

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Dec
12

Stilton Gougeres

gougeres stiltonThis delicious party snack from Gordon Ramsay’s new Christmas book will get you in the mood for the festive season. The recipe makes plenty – so divide as necessary – and is a great way to use up leftover Christmas Stilton for your New Year canapes.

 

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Oct
21

Ideas for Dips & Sticks

Children like dipping things into ‘goo’ so try and include some dips and sticks into your kid’s party menu. They’re also a great way to add vegetables into children’s diets and count towards their 5-a-day. Look out for vegetables that add a burst of colour to your party tea table and why not name your dips depending on the theme of the party. 

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Oct
20

Sweet Potato & Butternut Squash Soup

This delicious and healthy broth from Annabel Karmel will go down a treat for a Halloween or outdoor party. Add the cheesy star croutons for a party feel and serve in teacup and saucers for the grown-ups and paper cups for the young. A great warmer for a cold Autumnal night.

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Dec
13

Baked Omelette with Spinach

omeletteYou’ve got to have eggs for brunch, and here they are baked with winter spinach. This recipe from Trine Hahneman’s Scandinavian Christmas is ideal for an easy brunch over Christmas or New Year. Serve, in wedges, with fried bacon on the side.

 

 

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Oct
29

Bacon & Maple Syrup Popcorn

bacon popcornThis interesting twist on a classic party snack solves the salty v. sweet dilemma once and for all; why not have both?! We reckon it’ll go down a cracker around the bonfire on 5th November or try it in cartons at your Halloween Horror Movie Night

 

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Aug
01

Jerk Chicken

Jerk chickenWe think this jerk chicken recipe from chef John Torode will conjure the carnival spirit at your party. To get a more authentic jerk experience, add some wood chips to your barbecue and cook your chicken over slow indirect heat for the best flavour. Serve with traditional rice and peas, or coleslaw dressed with yogurt, lemon and mustard.

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May
26

Barbecued Sticky Ribs

JE034-Sticky-Ribs-Website-FeaturedHere’s another barbecue recipe to try this summer at your Great British BBQ. From chef Josh Eggleton, these sticky ribs will make a great snack at a gathering. Most of the cooking is done in the kitchen before the party starts;  finish the glazed ribs off over the hot coals, adding a tasty caramelised coating.

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