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Home-baked Sweet Potato Chips

The Best Winter Snack

We love sweet potatoes at H|M but what is so special about this humble orange potato? Sweet potatoes are not actually related to potatoes and unlike potatoes, you can also eat the leaves of sweet potatoes which are (apparently) very nutritious. Also, unlike regular potatoes, these vegetables do count towards your 5-a-day because they are…

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Designed by Woulfe

Designed by Woulfe is an interior design studio, founded by Brian Woulfe in 2008. The studio specialises in the seamless delivery of bespoke interior design solutions. The studio has undertaken projects in the UK, US and Asia Pacific regions and takes a ‘Ground Up’ design approach. Woulfe and his team are skilled at bringing a…

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Mediterranean Roasted Veggie Toasts

Toast is good at any time of the year but especially in the cooler winter months. We love using the 4 slot NewGen toaster by Dualit – it is just the best toaster in the world and we love it. This recipe for roasted veggie toasts is so quick and easy and also vegan, perfect for…

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Roast Beef & Red Onion Jam on Toast

For a delicious lunch on a cold winter’s day, you cannot beat roast beef and red onion jam on toast! We used the temperature probe in the Wolf range cooker to cook the beef to the perfect medium-rare – take a look here to see more of how the Wolf temperature probe works in real…

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Fragrant Prawn Toasts

Super quick, easy and fresh – we love this asian prawn toast recipe. It’s perfect for a quick lunch or as a canapé before dinner. Simply mix some cooked prawns with chopped coriander, thinly sliced red pepper and finely grated ginger. Add a dash of fish sauce, sesame oil and season with salt and pepper.…

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Longford Pantry, Felsted - Humphrey Munson

5 reasons we love a walk in pantry

We do love a walk in pantry at H|M and if you have the space available they are a brilliant addition to the modern day kitchen. Historically, the pantry (from the latin “panna” meaning bread) was originally a small room dedicated exclusively to the storage of bread and bakery items, however, by the mid-nineteenth century it had…

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Holiday House London

Holiday House, founded in 2008 by interior designer and breast cancer survivor Iris Dankner, is an interior design showhouse where top interior designers and lifestyle brands showcase their talent to raise critical funds for the prevention and cure of breast cancer. In 2017, Holiday House will celebrate its tenth year of showhouses with the 10th…

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Cooking with Gaggenau

Season Cookery School at Lainston House

Situated in the stunning grounds of Lainston House, an Exclusive Hotel near Winchester, Hampshire, Season Cookery school is housed in a renovated 17th century well house and is just a stone’s throw from Lainston’s brimming kitchen garden which supplies the hotel’s kitchen and the cookery school with the very best seasonal ingredients. There are a wide…

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Celebrating World Egg Day

Bacon, Avocado & Egg Bagels

We celebrated World Egg Day in our Felsted showroom today and thought we’d share this recipe with you – it’s a real gem. We used the dual control AGA in our Longford kitchen, but you could easily use a regular oven and hob instead. I N G R E D I E N T S…

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The Phoenicia Malta

The recently re-opened Phoenicia Malta has undergone a large-scale refurbishment reaffirming its long-held reputation as Malta’s leading luxury hotel. A recent addition to the CampbellGray Hotels portfolio, the relaunch heralds a new era for this much loved grand hotel located in the island’s capital, Valletta.  The Phoenicia’s renovation is testament to the commitment by CampbellGray…

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Walks around London

Bleak House is a London-based online lifestyle store selling beautifully made products for the home, for outdoor adventures and for dogs. They also have an online magazine with interior design advice and lifestyle tips as well as recommendations of places to visit and things to do both in London and away from home. Typical posts…

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Wolf Bake Stone Kit

Perfect Pizza!

When it comes to pizza, t’s all about the crispy base and we have been testing out various versions of the recipe below for a while now and we think it’s pretty fantastic. We use the bake stone in the Wolf range cooker to cook the pizzas which is such a brilliant accessory for this…

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Georgian Hunting Lodge

Before & After

It’s always a wonderful feeling to see a space transformed and the kitchen at the Georgian Hunting Lodge project is no different. When it came to the interior design of this project, it was immediately obvious that the homeowners of this beautiful historic house had an incredible eye for balance and harmony and they were keen to…

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Rosewood London

Rosewood London is renowned as one of the finest five-star hotels in London and wow, wow, wow isn’t that the truth. Blending English heritage with contemporary sophistication, the Edwardian Grade II-listed building has been sensitively renovated to create a luxury hotel with the ambiance of a stylish London residence. Located in that sort of in-between…

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Salvesen Graham

Founded in 2013 by Nicole Salvesen and Mary Graham, Salvesen Graham is an interior design and decoration practice specialising in classic interiors with a modern twist. Working with both private residential and commercial clients in the UK and abroad from hotels and houses to private members clubs, design duo Nicole Salvesen and Mary Graham draw…

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Stefano Marinaz

Landscape Architecture

From their London base, the Stefano Marinaz Landscape Architecture studio work alongside international architects and designers on projects ranging from small private gardens to larger landscapes, and historical restorations to installations for garden festivals. We caught up with Stefano to find out more about how he established the practice and what a day in the…

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5 of the best alternative burger recipes

In honour of National Burger Day, we’ve pulled together some of our favourite recipes for meat free burgers. It wasn’t that long ago that if you chose the “veggie burger” off a menu you were pretty much guaranteed a sort of cardboard affair – well, haven’t times changed… Today there are so many fantastic vegetarian and…

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Chicken Mulligatawny Soup

We made this hearty, warming soup in the Spenlow kitchen in St. Albans on a cold, rainy and grey Tuesday – just the antidote to such dreadful weather. Simple ingredients, very straightforward to make and gluten and dairy free – what’s not to love? This soup would make the perfect lunch or light supper on a chilly…

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Melanie Williams

Bespoke Interiors

Melanie Williams Bespoke Interiors is a design studio specialising in architecture, interior design and bespoke furniture design. Melanie works personally with each and every client to ensure that all projects are a real collaboration and works on projects in London but also as far afield as New York. Melanie set up her business after years of…

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Park Chinois

London

Park Chinois on Berkeley Street in Mayfair is a lavish, bi-level, 15,200 square foot fusion of gourmet Chinese restaurant and club by the legendary Alan Yau. With interiors designed by Jacques Garcia that celebrate a mix of French and Asian Chinoiserie from 1920’s and 1930’s Shanghai, think red velvet with black and white inlaid marble floors, pillars of mirrored…

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Chilli, Garlic and Ginger Chicken Noodles

This is such a great summer recipe – fresh, delicious and light which makes it perfect for lunch or a light supper. We cooked the chicken in the Miele main oven a fan setting at 180C with 3 bursts of steam. The moisture plus function on the Miele main oven means perfect roasting results can be…

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Sub-Zero French Door Over-And-Under Refrigerator / Freezer

We are so delighted that our newly refurbished Spenlow kitchen in the St. Albans showroom has the brilliant new 914mm Sub-Zero French door refrigerator/freezer. From the brand that pioneered built-in refrigeration, we love the sleek aesthetic of this model with its clean design, exceptional build quality and distinctive louvred grille. The built-in units by Sub-Zero come in…

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The Great Eight Phantoms

A Rolls-Royce Exhibition

In celebration of 92 years of the illustrious Rolls Royce Phantom, an exhibition of some of the most notable models will be held at Bonhams from 29 July until 2 August 2017. Eight of the most historically significant Phantoms will be displayed at Bonhams international flagship saleroom on New Bond Street, London, including the long-awaited New Phantom. A selection…

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Cooking with Miele

Mushroom Risoni Recipe

Risoni, or orzo as it’s more commonly called in the UK, is quicker and easier to cook than rice so this recipe for mushroom risoni is perfect for a super fast alternative. We made this recipe in our Spenlow kitchen using the Miele induction hob and it took no time at all. I N G R E…

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Bulgari Hotel

Milan, Italy

On a private street in downtown Milan, between Via Montenapoleone, Via della Spiga, La Scala and the Accademia di Brera, in a tastefully renovated 18th-century Milanese palazzo is the Bulgari Hotel Milano, a five star hotel situated in the cultural and commercial heart of a city that, behind its austere façades, hides delightful and unexpected…

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