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Big Apple BBQ

I recently attended NYC’s 10th Annual “Big Apple BBQ” which was held in Maddison Square Park. http://bigapplebbq.org 18 of the USA’s best BBQ establishments convene on the park to cook up a bevy of BBQ and smoking hot treats for … Continue reading

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The Queens Jubilee

The United Kingdom is having a fantastic 2012!  Not only do we have the Olympic Games coming to London but it is also the Queens Diamond Jubilee. We Brits love a party and the Jubilee was a perfect excuse for … Continue reading

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Jersey Cows

In my opinion the Jersey Cow is the most beautiful cow in the world! They seem to know how pretty they look and stare as you whilst you pass them, fluttering their eyelashes….. There are many things that are very … Continue reading

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Jersey Food Festival

This years Jersey Food Festival took place between Saturday 19th May 2012 and Sunday 27th May 2012. It is a celebration of our islands food and its heritage.  From food walks to specially organised three course menus this festival was … Continue reading

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The Jersey Royal Potato

The origins of the Jersey Royal Potato can be found in 1878 when a Jersey farmer called Hugh de la Haye bought a large potato which had many “eyes” to it where new plants can be sprouted from.  This was … Continue reading

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Jam Doughnut Muffins

Found this yummy recipe in a book by Catherine Atkinson who has worked in the Roux brothers patisseries, I have slightly amended it to suit me….. Staying true to myself I tried to used Jersey ingredients in the recipe, including … Continue reading

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Easy homemade coleslaw

Summer is approaching rapidly and once the sun starts to shine the BBQ is unleashed. Our local pub has a meat draw on a Friday which is great fun, £1.00 for a strip of 5 raffle tickets gets you well … Continue reading

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Paella my way

One of my favourite dishes is Paella, although I am not fortunate enough to have ever eaten one in Spain.  It is one of my ambitions to travel through this amazing country on a culinary adventure, here’s hoping! This is … Continue reading

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New Years Eve – Part 2 (finally!)

As promised but a little on the late side is what happened on New Years eve…. We decided that yes indeed stay in, eat in was the way to go.  It also gave me a chance to play with some … Continue reading

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Dauphinoise Potatoes

A couple of years ago my husband and I rented a cottage with some friends in France near Gauriac, not far from Bordeaux.  Hiding among the mature grape vines of Chateau Bujan and near some of the most fabulous food … Continue reading

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