June, 2016

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April, 2016

  • The six rules of barbecuing

    28 April, 2016 The six rules of barbecuing

    Even the best cooks can be stumped when it comes to cooking to perfection over coals. We ask Ben Tish to tell us the six most important rules of barbecuing so we can grill with confidence over the long weekend.
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November, 2015

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July, 2015

  • Eat like an Italian

    20 July, 2015 Eat like an Italian

    If you’ve ever been on holiday to Italy, like us, you’ve probably eaten classic pizzas, pastas and risottos until you’re fit to burst. While sticking with what you know isn’t always a bad thing, delve a little deeper and you’ll find the true heart of the region; eating cotoletta in Milan, beans in Florence and artichokes in Campania will open up a whole new world of Italian cooking. We spoke to three Air B’n’B hosts about the food of their region, must-eats while you’re there, and asked about the best-kept secrets when it comes to eating out.
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  • Michelin Stars in Your Eyes

    06 July, 2015 Michelin Stars in Your Eyes

    With so many Michelin-starred chefs on the site, we challenged Cooked writer Imogen Corke to test her mettle on some of the trickier recipes. This week, she cooks Atul Kochhar’s cod in nilgiri korma gravy from his latest cookbook, Benares.
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May, 2015

  • Q&A with Rosie Birkett

    22 May, 2015 Q&A with Rosie Birkett

    We ask our authors ten questions about their life long love of food. This week, we speak to Rosie Birkett, author of A Lot on her Plate, about roast dinners, tuna tacos, and why you should never run your finger through hot caramel.
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  • The Lunchbox Edit: Spring Greens

    01 May, 2015 The Lunchbox Edit: Spring Greens

    Each week, we take some of our favourite recipes and give them a little tweak to make perfect packed lunches.
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Easy ways to get more greens

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17 January, 2018

Getting more greens isn’t always easy, but who better to look to for advice than Zita Steyn, author of Cooked favourite Good Better Green. The recipes in this beautiful book demonstrate how to incorporate leafy greens, green vegetables and herbs in new and exciting ways and in any meal.

With the cold weather upon us, the temptation to meat and carbs without a scrap of greenery in sight can be hard to resist. But these recipes are all about incorporating green veg into classic comfort food.

Barley and mustard greens risotto

Most people, us included, love a good risotto! This recipe is brilliant for incorporating it’s creamy, cheesy, comforting factors with a whole lot of greens too.



Spring greens lasagne

Sticking to the Italian theme, you might not have thought it, but family favourite lasagne is a great recipe for getting in extra greens. Packed full with spinach, cabbage and any other spring greens you can get your hands on, there is nothing better than knowing you have something to pop in the oven as soon as you get home from a long day’s work!


Brussels sprout, leek and potato cake

It’s been a little while since Christmas now, so if you’re ready to start thinking about sprouts again, this potato cake recipe is the one for you. Serve with roasted tomatoes and a large mixed salad for lunch or a light supper.




Broccoli and beetroot greens pie

Take in season beetroot, add broccoli and greens and you will have yourself one tasty pie filling. Zita’s impressive recipe includes Ras-el-hanout, a classic spice mixture used in Moroccan cuisine.It’s available from most major supermarkets and ethnic grocers, but you can quite easily make it yourself at home too!


ZITA STYEN'S GOOD BETTER GREEN

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