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Spicy Sausage and Aubergine Rigatoni

Fresh, delicious and filling, we love this recipe for spicy sausage and aubergine rigatoni. If you’ve followed the H|M blog for any time you’ll know we favour quick and easy recipes that are packed full of flavour and great for mid-week or weekend meals. I N G R E D I E N T S…

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Chicken Bolognese Recipe

If you’re trying to eat less red meat but love a good bolognese, this is a great recipe using either minced chicken or turkey mince. If you can get the darker leg/thigh mince this is even better. I N G R E D I E N T S Olive oil 1 onion, peeled and finely…

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Lentil & Mushroom Bolognese with Linguine

A super quick and easy vegan dinner recipe that tastes delicious. Like most things bolognese-esque, we think it does taste better the next day and it keeps very well too. I N G R E D I E N T S Olive oil 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped 1 clove of garlic, peeled and…

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Tartiflette

If you’re ever left with a selection of leftover cheeses after dinner, this is an absolute dream of a recipe to use them up. It’s so easy and tastes delicious. We’ve shared the recipe below which requires around 500g of cheese – if you have less, you can adjust the recipe to suit. I N…

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A winter salad you’ll actually want to eat

 One of the secrets of making a really great salad is to mix it in a larger bowl than you serve it in. That way you can combine the ingredients lightly and without crushing delicate leaves, but also it is so much easier to add in the dressing evenly. This salad is great for using…

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Falafel, Aubergine & Harissa Tomato Stew

We could have called this recipe “What to feed a vegan in winter” because it is brilliantly easy and delicious, but it’s also a really hearty dinner that will fill you up. It’s great served with plain basmati rice but we’ve had it before with quinoa (we always cook it in vegetable stock), or orzo…

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Ultimate Weekend Brunch Avocado Toast

Avocado toast isn’t exactly an earth shattering new discovery *but* it is good, and this version is particularly delicious! We stripped a corn on the cob and spread out on a baking tray and added a smashed garlic clove, sea salt and pepper and a little drizzle of olive oil. It took about 15 minutes…

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Tofu, Cauliflower & Mushroom Massaman Curry

This is such a great little number for an easy vegan supper and it is absolutely delicious too. We’ve found that the trick with the tofu is to either bake it in the oven on a non-stick tray for 10 minutes to firm it up (it’s lovely with a bit of sesame oil), or fry…

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

This is a great winter warmer! Butternut squash soup is a favourite at this time of year and just in time to use up any halloween leftovers. I N G R E D I E N T S 1 x butternut squash, approx. 1 kg (peeled + deseeded) Olive oil 2 x garlic cloves, smashed…

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Gooey Dark Chocolate Cake

A decadently indulgent gluten free dessert that is easy to prepare and will always impress your guests. We love this rich dark chocolate cake, and by rich we mean RICH. Enjoy warm or wait for it to set, it’s your choice but we find serving it warm with vanilla ice cream or fresh cream is…

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Roasted Tomato & Pesto Tagliatelle

We had a huge glut of tomatoes to use up so we chopped them up, mixed with olive oil and some bashed up garlic cloves and left them in the oven at 150C for around 3 hours. The longer you leave them, the more concentrated the flavour. We took a large pan of boiling water…

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Apple & Cavolo Nero Salad

A summer salad classic. Serve with grilled fish or meat for a fresh and zingy side. I N G R E D I E N T S ½ head Savoy cabbage, really thinly sliced 7-8 cavolo nero leaves, really thinly sliced 1 Granny Smith apple, julienne sliced (instructions) 4 spring onions, really thinly sliced ½…

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Oven Baked Salmon With Mustard & Dill Sauce

We’ve been using the Gaggenau oven setting “Grilling with hot air” to cook fish lately and it works so well. We crank the temperature up to 200C and it cooks the fish hot and fast to get the tops really crispy. Any time we cook salmon, we always rub with olive oil and season really…

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Baked Thai Curry

This is the absolute best thing to make if you’ve got friends coming over and need a quick, easy and impressive recipe that tastes absolutely amazing! I N G R E D I E N T S 8 x chicken thighs with skin on 150g Thai red curry paste 400ml coconut milk 250ml chicken stock…

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Tuscan Sausage & Cavolo Nero Gnocchi

Like so many of the recipes we share on the H|M blog, this one can be adapted to whatever you have in the fridge and great for using up leftover veggies about to expire. Often we find these are the most delicious lunches! We had a big bunch of cavolo nero in the fridge and…

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Asian style greens

Fast & Healthy

This is the easiest way to serve up some delicious greens and so fast! We steam the greens in the Gaggenau combi-steam oven, they only take a few minutes. While the veggies are steaming, toast some sesame seeds in a small pan until brown. Be sure not to overcook the greens, you want them vibrant…

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Vietnamese style green salad

This is the best salad to serve with the Vietnamese grilled chicken recipe (find it here). It’s fresh, light and so delicious – perfect for a quick supper or light lunch. I N G R E D I E N T S 2 tbsp fish sauce 2 tbsp honey 3 tbsp lime juice, freshly squeezed…

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Vietnamese style grilled chicken

This grilled chicken dish packs a flavour punch! A must try for a summer evening – serve with this cabbage salad for a light lunch or supper. I N G R E D I E N T S 1 kg chicken thighs, boneless and skinless (we use these) 2 tbsp light olive oil 2 tbsp…

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Teriyaki Aubergine & Asparagus Rice

A great vegan dish for lunch or dinner, this serves two very well as a main course. You could use any veggies instead of the asparagus if no longer in season. I N G R E D I E N T S 2 tbsp light olive oil 3 aubergines Bunch asparagus (or other veggies if…

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Grilled Chicken, Tomato & Artichoke Orzo

We love a good mid-week super quick, super tasty recipe and this one totally fits the bill. The ingredients are all easily sourced and can be substituted with whatever you like. The dressing is what makes this absolutely amazing but if you don’t have the ingredients or don’t have time it is fine without. I…

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Fresh & Zingy Salmon

This is a great recipe to serve for lunch or a light supper at this time of year – it’s fresh, zingy and packed with flavour. Serve with steamed white basmati & wild rice. If you can’t get a half side of salmon, you can do the same with fillets just reduce the cooking time.…

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Lobster Mac and Cheese - Humphrey Munson Blog

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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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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