Food & Drink

The Ultimate Beef Ragù Recipe

One thing we love when the days turn cooler and the nights draw in is good, hearty, homemade comfort food. We’ve made this ragù recipe a lot when the weather starts to turn – the recipe yields masses of delicious slow cooked beef and then we boil up a big pan of pappardelle and just…

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Apple Spiced Bourbon

Winter Warmer

This apple spiced bourbon is quick to make but tastes unreal. Make at least three days ahead for the ingredients to infuse and reap the rewards with the taste that follows. This is the Autumnal drink that can be enjoyed on its own over ice whilst sat by a warm fire, or with a mixer…

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Lemon and Blueberry Cheesecake

The No-Bake Showstopper

This cheesecake is fresh in taste, light in texture and super easy to make. A maximum of 20 minutes to prepare and serving 12 generous portions, this is a quick recipe that definitely offers the wow-factor and doesn’t just need to be reserved for summer guests – it works all year round. I N G…

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The perfect low-key recipe for a last minute supper party

Time is a luxury and having a quick recipe for last minute guests in your arsenal can be a real life saver. This lemon and raspberry dessert pot recipe is quick, super tasty and can be easily adapted. Taking 10-15 minutes to prepare and serving 4 people, it’s a new favourite. Don’t believe us? The…

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Oven Baked Creamy Basil Chicken Topped With Crispy Breadcrumbs

This recipe started with some leftover sourdough bread! We also had some chicken thighs and veggies to use, and it morphed into this creamy, garlicky basil chicken topped off with crispy cheesy breadcrumbs! You could apply the basic recipe to any poultry or even fish or veggies and just try out different flavours. Topping with…

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Master The Art Of Miso Cod @ Home

Cooking with Gaggenau

Indulge in the harmonious flavours of this Miso Cod recipe which is perfectly suited for the Gaggenau oven setting “full surface grill + circulated air” setting which offers a range of benefits that enhance the cooking experience at home. This innovative feature combines the power of the full surface grill with the efficiency of circulated…

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Irresistible Roast Gammon & Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Add a burst of tropical goodness to your roasted gammon with this delectable grilled pineapple salsa recipe. The combination of juicy pineapple, lime and coriander, with a hint of red chilli heat creates a tantalising flavour profile that perfectly complements the savoury gammon. With the fresh zingy salsa, this is a delightful evening meal that…

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3 Recipes with Asparagus

The Star of Spring Cooking

As the weather finally warms up, we’re excited to incorporate fresh, seasonal ingredients into our meals. One of our favourite spring vegetables is asparagus. Not only is it delicious, but it’s also so so good for you. Asparagus is a highly nutritious vegetable that is rich in vitamins and minerals. It is low in calories…

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A Nourishing and Delicious Twist on a Classic

Pear Crumble with Flaked Almond Topping

This flaked almond pear crumble is a delicious dessert that’s perfect all year around. The combination of sweet, juicy pears with the crunchy, nutty crumble topping is simply irresistible. It’s also a great way to use up any overripe pears you may have lying around. This recipe serves 6 people, but it can easily be…

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Creamy Chorizo & Asparagus Gnocchi

This recipe is perfect for a quick and easy dinner that is both delicious and comforting. The combination of the creamy sauce with the spicy chorizo and fresh asparagus is perfect for this time of year. Enjoy this dish with a glass of wine and a side salad for a complete meal. This recipe serves…

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Minty Fresh Asparagus & Pea Risotto

This recipe serves 4 people and is perfect for a cosy night in or a dinner party with friends. It’s quick and easy to make, yet bursting with flavour and texture. The combination of fresh asparagus, sweet peas, and zesty mint makes this risotto a delightful springtime dish that is sure to impress. Give it…

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Asparagus & Bacon Tart

Like all puff pastry tarts, this is so quick and easy to put together and absolutely delicious served hot or cold. If you’re looking for a tasty and impressive dish to serve at your next brunch then look no further than this delicious asparagus, bacon, and cheese tart. This savoury tart is filled with a…

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Creme Egg Chocolate Brownie

This is a foolproof brownie recipe that takes hardly any time to put together and always comes out perfectly. We’ve added creme eggs to celebrate the Easter holidays. I N G R E D I E N T S 100g butter at room temperature 250g golden caster sugar 200g dark chocolate, broken up in pieces…

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Herby Chicken Meatballs with Orzo

This recipe is a such a good base for adding to – you can use different meat for the meatballs, add veggies etc, change the herbs – just experiment and make something delicious! This one is so simple and so delicious, it was gone in 60 seconds… I N G R E D I E…

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Chicken, Pancetta & Cavolo Nero Rigatoni

This recipe came about because of some leftover mixture when we made savoury pancakes but it was too good to not share! We will definitely be making this again… I N G R E D I E N T S 1 white onion, finely diced 150g pancetta 200g mushrooms (any – chestnut, button etc), sliced…

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Venison Bourguignon

British Venison is a healthier alternative to beef, is in season through the colder months of the year and buying wild venison is a great way to support sustainable woodland development. We buy venison from the Spains Hall Estate which you can view here. So what’s the difference between venison and beef? It’s all to…

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Crispy Stuffed Chicken, Pancetta and Mushroom Pancakes

For Pancake Day 2023 these crispy stuffed chicken, pancetta and mushroom pancakes are the perfect savoury dish to celebrate Shrove Tuesday. Crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside and perfect served with a green salad and some winter coleslaw. If you’re feeling organised, you could have roast chicken the preceding Sunday 19th February…

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Fresh & Zingy Mackerel Dip with Homemade Tortilla Chips

This is a really easy appetiser suggestion if you’ve got friends over dinner; quick, fresh and delicious. It’s also great for a light lunch served with an asian style noodle salad or similar. I N G R E D I E N T S 1 pack of smoked & peppered mackerel 1 tbsp of creme…

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Lemongrass Roasted Chicken & Rice

Amelia Freer FdSc, Dip ION is one of the UK’s leading Nutritional Therapists and healthy living experts. She is also an internationally bestselling author of five books, regular contributor to both national and international media, enthusiastic home cook, kitchen gardener, and busy mum to Willow. In her latest book The Organised Cook, Amelia shares easy ways…

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The Organised Cook

Amelia Freer

Are you feeling low on time and energy when it comes to cooking? Do you worry about the rising cost of food, both to your wallet and the planet? Would you like to feel calmer and more in control of your kitchen? Would you also like to shop smarter, reduce stress, decrease food waste and…

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Spicy Crab Cakes & Asian Coleslaw

We made these crab cakes using two methods – the first (which we recommend!) is to take the time to finely chop all the ingredients and combine in a bowl. The other is to use a food processor and blitz all the ingredients except the crab and then one last quick blitz with the crab.…

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Easy Squidgy Chocolate Pudding

Possibly the easiest and most delicious pudding to make at short notice and with simple ingredients! I N G R E D I E N T S 375g fresh medjool dates, stones removed and chopped 100g butter, at room temperature 125g brown sugar 2 eggs 150g self raising flour, sifted 250ml boiling water 2 tbsp…

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Spiced Lamb Aubergine

This is the perfect recipe for lunch at home if you’re entertaining – it’s light, bright and delicious! I N G R E D I E N T S Good few glugs of olive oil 1 red onion, peeled and finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, peeled, squashed and grated / chopped 4 aubergines 2 tsp…

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Gaggenau Rotisserie

Crispy golden chicken

The Gaggenau rotisserie spit is available with the Gaggenau 400 series oven (BO481112) and the EBE333 90cm oven. These ovens are designed for home use but create professional results and the rotisserie spit has swiftly become one of our favourite methods of cooking chicken. The rotisserie spit is set up on the tray with a…

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Garlicky Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms | Humphrey Munson

Garlicky Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Probably one of the most welcome side dishes at any dinner, we love these stuffed mushrooms all year around. They are so good just solo as a veggie main course, or with grilled meats (especially venison or beef steaks). I N G R E D I E N T S – Serves 4 5 large…

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Grilled Broccoli with Italian Salsa Verde | Humphrey Munson

Grilled Broccoli with Italian Salsa Verde

Since we made this Italian salsa verde to go with some grilled cauliflower, we have been using it on everything! It is so fresh and zingy, perfect for summer dishes and oh so delicious. The latest effort is this grilled broccoli with salsa verde and toasted almonds on top. Super simple and a great way…

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Herby Roast Potatoes, Cauliflower & Red Onion

This was one of those recipes that isn’t really a recipe, it’s just some leftovers in the fridge, all cobbled together to make something absolutely delicious! It’s so simple, just new potatoes, cauliflower and red onion. We put the red onion into the baking dish first then added the potatoes and cauliflower. We seasoned well…

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Garlicky Grilled Cauliflower Steaks with Italian Salsa Verde

This is one of those total winners of a recipe that looks and tastes amazing but takes hardly any time to prepare. Perfect for a light lunch, or served as a vegan main course or side dish. The Italian style salsa verde is super versatile and great with grilled sea bass or roast chicken. I…

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Smokey Grilled Chicken | Humphrey Munson

Smokey Grilled Chicken

With all this lovely sunny weather, we’ve been really enjoying using the Wolf outdoor grill at the Felsted showroom and recently cooked a delicious BBQ lunch and included these smokey grilled chicken breasts. It was so delicious, simple and easy, we had to share it here…. I N G R E D I E N…

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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 HM 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, wether you need to feed two or a family of five.…

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