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L’Escargot Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

SOURCE: https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g186338-d719635-Reviews-L_Escargot_Restaurant_Cocktail_Bar-London_England.html ABOUT: L’Escargot is the oldest French restaurant in London. However, even though a Soho legend, it has kept itself very much up-to-date. Relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff, good food and wine, and all reasonably […]

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Ketchup is no longer the nation’s favourite condiment, study says

SOURCE: https://metro.co.uk/2021/03/14/ketchup-is-no-longer-the-nations-favourite-condiment-14240747/ Just because we reach for a certain condiment all the time (like ketchup) doesn’t mean it’s actually our favourite or most enjoyed flavour. Sometimes it’s just what’s available there and then. And it […]

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Old Delhi-style butter chicken

SOURCE: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/old-delhi-style-butter-chicken Ingredients 800g boneless and skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces coriander leaves, finely sliced red onion, sliced green or red chilli, naan bread or basmati rice, and chutney, to serve For the marinade 120g Greek yogurt […]

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Simple sushi

SOURCE: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/simple-sushi Ingredients For the rice 300g sushi rice 100ml rice wine vinegar 2 tbsp golden caster sugar For the Japanese mayonnaise 3 tbsp mayonnaise 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar 1 tsp soy sauce For the sushi 25g bag nori (seaweed) sheets choose […]

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Cupcake recipe

SOURCE: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/cupcakes Ingredients 110g softened butter 110g golden caster sugar 2 large eggs ½ tsp vanilla extract 110g self-raising flour For the buttercream 150g softened butter 300g icing sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 tbsp milk food colouring paste of your choice (optional) Method STEP […]

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U.S. News & World Report’s Best and Worst Diets of 2021

SOURCE: https://www.everydayhealth.com/diet-and-nutrition/diet/us-news-best-diet-plans-mediterranean-dash-more/ The latest rankings, which feature everything from the Mediterranean diet to the popular keto diet, can help you find the top plan for you. It’s the beginning of January, aka diet season, and […]

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Eat well

SOURCE: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/eat-well/ Eating a balanced diet Eating a healthy, balanced diet is an important part of maintaining good health, and can help you feel your best. This means eating a wide variety of foods in the right proportions, […]

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Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

SOURCE: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/spinach-sweet-potato-lentil-dhal Ingredients 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 red onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed thumb-sized piece ginger, peeled and finely chopped 1 red chilli, finely chopped 1½ tsp ground turmeric 1½ tsp ground cumin 2 sweet potatoes (about 400g/14oz), cut into even chunks 250g red split lentils […]

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Thai green chicken curry

SOURCE: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/thai-green-chicken-curry Ingredients 225g new potatoes, cut into chunks 100g green beans, trimmed and halved 1 tbsp vegetable or sunflower oil 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 rounded tbsp or 4 tsp Thai green curry paste (you can’t fit the tablespoon into some of the […]