summer

Port Eliot Food News

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It’s that time of year again. Evening sunlight scorches the tops of buildings and there’s a golden hue of daffodils illuminating the fields. Social media and my inbox are filled with reports of food and festivals and sunshine, and the days have just got longer. Springing
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Strawberry mousse cheesecakes by Jubilee Strawberries

If like me you like to host alfresco in the summer then this is a great recipe to serve up for dessert. It’s light and fruity but still oh so naughty. Make some fabulous cocktails and go easy on the main course!
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Cheesy tarts with strawberry compote by Jubilee Strawberries

So strawberries are back in season and taste great at this time of year, but isn’t about time we did something a bit different with them? Using strawberries in savoury food has become more and more popular in recent times, pairing them with ingredients like balsamic vinegar
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Review – Carluccio’s summer sharing plates [nationwide]

The sharing plates menu will also draw in lovers of tapas, groups looking for a low-key dining experience, or anyone like me who just has eyes bigger than their stomach and wants to try a bit of everything!  Rating In a word Sociable Cuisine Fresh Italian food Appeals to
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Book review: Haute Dogs by Russell Van Kraayenburg

If, like me, you are a little uneducated about hot dog cuisine, you could be forgiven for thinking that a hot dog is just a hot dog. If that’s the case, then you need to read Haute Dogs and your relationship with hot dogs will never be the same again!  This
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Review: Portlebay Kracklecorn Range

A great accompaniment to any summer picnic, bbq or as a snack on the go. A diverse range of flavours that hit savoury and sweet notes in parallel causing a taste sensation in the mouth.   The guys over at Portlebay sent us samples of their entire range, but as there are
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This week we are loving … Salad

This may seem like something so simple and so boring, but hey, the weather is hot and none of us can be bothered to eat/cook as much as usual. Salad doesn’t need to be boring … it also doesn’t need to be hard work to look like something creative and inspiring.
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