• JC Cooks: Top 3 Cookbooks

    January 3, 2015

    I love cookbooks, not only just for cooking, but also just to sit and have a read through in the evenings in front of the TV. Most of the cookbooks I own, I have only ever cooked a handful of dishes out of, but I have sat and read them many times! I had a…

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  • JC Cooks: Warming Sweet Potato Soup!

    December 6, 2014

    I finally bought a stick blender. I say finally, it was really a few months ago but I have actually managed to get it out of the box. I used to make soup a lot for my family when I lived in New Zealand but haven’t made any in years. I decided as it was…

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  • JC Eats: A Night Out at Hakkasan

    November 14, 2014

    Me and my family have a little tradition – as we all live in different areas of the globe, when we meet up it is quite the occasion. So we always make sure that we go out for a really fancy meal – I am all for the bargain meals most of the time, but…

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  • My First Gousto Box!

    October 31, 2014

    Recently, I have started seeing recipe boxes being promoted – mainly in flyers in some of the parcels I have been getting. They did intrigue me but I decided they were a bit too pricey so decided not to get one. However, a flyer came through with a recent Amazon purchase to try the Gousto…

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  • Top London High Teas: Sanderson Mad Hatters High Tea

    October 24, 2014

    I have been writing a little series of all of the great afternoon teas I have been to in London over the last year or so. I started with the Ritz which you can read about here. But this week we are doing something a little different, the Alice in Wonderland themed Afternoon Tea at…

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  • Healthy Asian Mince Recipe!

    September 26, 2014

    It’s time to get back in the kitchen and I thought I would share a mince recipe which I use at least once a week! This is just a great way to give some asian and fresh flavours to mince which I then use in many different ways. I quite like them as koftas which…

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  • Marinated Chicken Salad: Recipe and Pics!

    August 8, 2014

    Following on from my crispy Greek pie, I thought I would share with you a really quick and simple salad that I like to cook in the summer. I prefer to have salads for dinner so I’m not too full before bed – but I like to make them jam packed full of good stuff…

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