Category: Food & Wine

Viral Baked Oats Recipe

Sara Zarriello Take rolled oats to the next level. Check out this delicious and easy baked oats recipe going viral across social media and online platforms.   Easy, yummy and nutritious – baked oats are the best thing to come out of oatmeal. Feel free to customise your baked oats with whatever flavours you like. The great thing about this recipe is that it is versatile and cooks quickly in the microwave. Try adding a touch of jam in the centre and cut up strawberries on top for a strawberry shortcake baked oats. Or if you’re looking for something...

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Beef Taco Rice Traybake with Spicy Avocado Dressing

Courtesy of Fancy the flavours of Mexico, but don’t want the hassle of creating individual portions? Try a tray bake, and put all the fun of tacos, burritos and nachos together into one fun meal! Ingredients: 2 cups cooked basmati rice½ cup coriander leaves, roughly chopped500g beef mince1 brown onion, finely chopped3 garlic cloves, crushed2 tsp dried oregano1 tsp chipotle powder1 tbsp sweet smoked paprika1 tsp mustard powder2 tsp ground cumin1 tbsp oyster sauce200g tinned black beans, rinsed thoroughly140g tomato paste (1 small tub)½ cup beef stock Spicy avo dressing: 1 large avocado, peeled and pitted½ cup Greek...

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Home Baking: The rise of the Lotus Biscoff

Madeleine Taplin Whilst there is no questioning the past year has seen an incredible rise in the sales of snack food companies, there is clearly no rise quite like that of Lotus Biscoff. Originally no more than the ‘weird little biscuit that came free with your plane food or a cup of coffee’, the brand has seen a stark increase in popularity, with the brand now having somewhat of a cult following! Light and crisp with strong scents of caramel and hints of cinnamon, this biscuit is becoming a staple of the household and the baking world. So, what...

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Food at Home: Restaurant Style

Madeleine Taplin As we sit in lockdown, the one thing on everyone’s minds is food. In the monotony of everyday life, the one space we can plan and make exciting is what we choose to eat for each meal, and what better way to make your meal-times exciting than to infuse a little restaurant quality cooking into the home?! It all starts with produce: Undeniably the most important aspect of cooking isn’t the cuisine, style or equipment, it is the produce! All good restaurants utilise a selection of tried and trusted producers to help deliver only the best for...

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Winter Warmer Recipe: Sticky Date Pudding

There’s nothing that screams winter warmer more than a deliciously gooey piece of pudding. The perfect form of comfort food, stick date pudding is a household favourite and there is good reason why – discover how to master the recipe today.   Courtesy of Ingredients: Melted butter, to grease with285g pitted dates, halved250ml boiling water1 tsp bicarbonate soda80g butter, at room temperature100g caster sugar2 eggs115g self-raising flour, sifted75g plain flour, sifted185ml pouring cream160g brown sugar60g unsalted butter, chopped,Double cream to serve Method: Preheat oven to 180°C. Brush six 185ml non-stick muffin pans with melted butter to lightly grease....

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