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Lobster & Tarragon

Mac ‘n’ Cheese

For the ultimate combination in luxury and comfort during this lockdown, we have reached into the archives to share this recipe for lobster and tarragon mac and cheese. As flavour pairings go, lobster and tarragon is a classic combination. If you want to order lobster online for home delivery, we really recommend Fish for Thought…

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Quesadillas

We are a little obsessed with all things wrap orientated here at Humphrey Munson right now. If quesadillas go down as well in your house as they do in our office, then the Staub cast iron Pancake pan with wooden handle may well be your next best purchase. Perfect for cooking a multitude of things…

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Buckwheat Galettes

A savoury pancake with a twist, this recipe for buckwheat galettes is based on a traditional style of pancake popular in Northern France – Galettes Du Sarrasin. Served with a filling of your choice, you simply fold the corners into an open or closed envelope and place in the oven before serving. For the first…

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Winter Warmer Meatballs

The Wolf 29cm skillet is a well loved, well used item in our arsenal of pans in our Felsted showroom. When it comes to pans, you just know quality when you feel it. The 29cm skillet is a heavy duty godsend in a busy kitchen and can be used on the hob and then in…

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Amelia Freer’s 10 recipes for nourishing your body this January

Getting back on track with healthy, nutritional eating is always tough after Christmas and New Year which is why we enlisted the help of Amelia Freer who has put together 10 recipes that promise to nourish your body throughout the coldest months of the year. Each recipe is packed full of seasonal and nutritious ingredients…

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Alternative Sausage Rolls

We had a really frosty start to the week in Essex, so on a last minute whim it was decided we should make sausage rolls for our workshop. We did the usual sausage rolls (and mixed in some crushed fennel seeds with the meat for an extra kick) but we also made two alternatives –…

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Rebecca Udall

Fine Linens & Luxury Tableware

Rebecca Udall specialises in fine bed, bath and table linens as well as luxury tableware that can help transform your dining table into a mesmerising wonder – and just in time for Christmas too. We recently caught up with Rebecca Udall to find out how it all began and to learn her top tips on…

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Smith & Munson

Flowers To Brighten Your Home

Smith & Munson are renowned for their beautiful quality flowers and have been a family flower growing business since 1949. Truly experts in their field Smith & Munson are passionate about growing, and their love for flowers is reflected in everything they do from their brand to the final product – an ethos that’s very…

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Rowen & Wren

Christmas Collection

In a nutshell, Rowen & Wren is a small but mighty, ‘gently-does-it’ shop that’s home to all things beautiful, honest and kind; they have an eye for simplistic, timeless homewares that will not only stand the test of time but make a house a home effortlessly. The company’s humble beginnings commenced in 2011 when Lucy…

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Haramoun Organic Olive Oil

Distinctive and beautifully balanced, Haramoun organic olive oil is is grown exclusively on a single estate under the snow caped peaks of Mount Hermon, Lebanon. When you think of olive oil, your mind wanders almost immediately to Italy or perhaps Greece, however Lebanon grows some of the finest olive oil in the world. Lebanese olive…

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Traditional Orange Cake

We baked this traditional orange cake using the automatic Bake setting on the Wolf M Series oven which worked perfectly – no fuss, no drama; just a perfectly baked cake (it’s also dairy free). It’s really quick and easy to make with only a few steps. I N G R E D I E N…

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Spicy cajun wedges

We made these spicy cajun wedges using the Miele convection steam oven which is the XXL combination steam oven with mains water and drain connection for steam cooking, baking, roasting with wireless food probe + menu cooking. We love this oven it is so smart! I N G R E D I E N T…

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Roast Beef With A Herby Dijon Crust

MEATER food probes are most definitely a favourite gadget here at H|M. Developed with state of the art technology, the result is almost always guaranteed to be mouthwatering, perfectly cooked food. The MEATER block is what we used to cook this roast beef with herby dijon crust absolutely perfectly. Simply remove the probe from the…

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3 delicious ways to use up leftover pumpkins

We love this time of year for cooking truly delicious seasonal produce. With everyone busy carving pumpkins we were talking about ways to use up the flesh in new and creative ways. As usual Daylesford Cookery School have come to the rescue with 3 amazing recipes to try if you’ve got leftover pumpkins to use…

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Roasted Winter Vegetable Salad

A tasty greek inspired side to a not so traditional Sunday roast or a delicious light lunch, this recipe for roasted winter veggies and feta is so easy it doesn’t really need a recipe! We roasted red and yellow peppers with a red onion for around 30 minutes, just drizzle a little olive oil and…

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Rosemary Roasted Parmentier Potatoes

A super fast alternative to traditional roasted potatoes, we love these quick rosemary parmentier potatoes and my goodness do they taste incredible. We used king edward potatoes and pre-heated the oven to a fan setting at 200C. While the oven was heating up, we peeled and cubed the potatoes. Then simply add them to a…

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The Perfect Roast Chicken

Is there anything more irresistible or homely that the smell of a chicken roasting in the oven? We love to cook in our H|M kitchens and you can guarantee that the waft of roast chicken will make its way into the office and design studio and get everyone’s noses in the air! We wanted to…

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Emma Alington

Beautiful British Tableware

Emma Alington is a ceramics studio based in Maidenhead that specialise in high-end bespoke projects as well as working with retailers around the world to deliver signature product ranges. Since the studio was established in 2013, Emma’s ethos has been dedicated to quality craftsmanship and an emphasis on design, beauty and function. Using a variety…

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Alexandra Dudley

An Ode To Squash

Alexandra Dudley as some of you may already know is an artist, author and entrepreneur who has a distinct passion for food. This autumn Alexandra is celebrating all things squash. From roasted squash with sage, honey and spices to squash in desserts, there are so many types to try and so many ways to cook…

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Isle Of Harris Distillery

The Isle Of Harris distillery is located on the Isle of Harris in the outer Hebrides (off the far north-western coast of Scotland) on the edge of the Atlantic ocean. Exposed to the wind and waves, with high hills, open moorland and golden sandy beaches, the isle is an ancient and elemental place. The perfect…

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Homemade Flatbreads

If you follow French Family Food on instagram you may recognise this! We saw that Alexandra had recently posted this insanely delicious looking flatbread and we persuaded her to share the recipe with us for the H|M blog. We are big fans of her wonderful French inspired seasonal cooking and previously shared a Q&A with…

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Mini Chicken, Bacon and Mushroom Pies

These mini chicken, bacon and mushroom pies are delicious no matter the time of year but it does feel apt to be making more comforting and warming recipes like this as the colder months. The recipe for the chicken, bacon and mushroom filling was given to us by Jamie Gibson who is one of our…

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Burleigh Pottery

Collection One

Burleigh Pottery has recently unveiled a new collection of beautiful tableware – Collection One and we are in love! A new pattern from Burleigh is rare, because let’s face it why fix something that’s not broken? However, Burleigh has gone all out and created a whole new collection (something unheard of in the company’s 169-year…

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New potato and broad bean salad

A wonderful side dish all year round with slow roasted meats, or on its own for a quick lunch; this recipe is easy, quick and delicious. Light and effortlessly fragrant this dish is a great alternative to roast or plain boiled potatoes. The mustard dressing brings out the best in the rest of the ingredients…

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Smoked Haddock & Leek Pasta Bake

We love recipes that are easy, delicious and not too heavy. As the cooler months draw closer, we wanted to create a baked pasta dish using fish rather red meat, and one that wasn’t too heavy going. The end result is this wonderful smoked haddock and leek pasta bake, it is so good and a…

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Coffee Overnight Oats

Overnight oats are ideal for busy mornings when you’re short on time but want breakfast to be big on flavours. This (semi!) healthy recipe for coffee overnight oats combines healthy, quick breakfast with a caffeine hit that’s sure to help you through your manic mornings whether it’s getting the children to school or powering through…

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Gayle Warwick

Luxury Linens

Gayle Warwick’s story began in 1998 with a love-worn hand embroidered tablecloth. Inspired by the longevity of this craftsmanship a company was born with a simple mantra that something made well should last. Now two decades later the company has flourished into more than just a producer of linens but a go-to for beautifully designed…

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Iced Coffee

A lip-smackingly good iced coffee is the perfect summer treat and it’s so easy to make at home. Taking just a few minutes from start to finish and with the option to jazz it up with your own syrups it’ll taste like it does when you treat yourself at a coffee shop – but with…

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Zoe Glencross

Beautifully British

‘A move from Manchester to the meadows of Cheshire meant a real lifestyle change. Being surrounded by massive skies and wildlife inspired me to create. I have always loved interiors and following our move seized the opportunity to learn the craft of fabric design and print, combining my love of colour, paint and fabric. I…

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Rhubarb Paloma

A tart, refreshing cocktail laced with tequila and paired with citrus and a simple rhubarb syrup makes for an exquisite summer taste sensation. Inspired by the warmer weather and seasonal produce, this recipe is a guaranteed crowd pleaser. I N G R E D I E N T S  2 parts Tequila 1 part fresh…

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