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the buyer’s guide to olive oil

Here’s a guide to buying olive oil from Jamie’s Italian. Do you spend a long time thinking about what olive oil to buy? Is it what’s on offer? Or do you find the flavour too strong? Personally I always keep two types of olive oil in the cupboard: one all-purpose olive oil for frying and cooking which doesn’t have a strong flavour, […]

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chocolate mousse peanut butter pie

peanut butter pie

Let’s read that title again. “Chocolate mousse peanut butter pie“. You already know if you want this recipe in your life or not. This cake is pure indulgence and definitely one for the dessert lovers. Soft, light cream, dense chocolate mousse, crunchy peanuts, smooth peanut butter cream and a crisp Oreo base. There’s so much to enjoy! If you’re celebrating […]

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beef rendang

When Jamie started banging on about using brisket to save money, I didn’t need any convincing. I’ve been a fan of this largely ignored beef cut for years; I’ve got 5 or 6 recipes around here somewhere including the mighty cholent, a very popular dinner in this house. I bought a lovely 2.5kg piece for £19, divided it up and […]

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grilled waffles

A couple of years back Jamie Oliver made waffles without using a waffle maker. He used, rather brilliantly I thought, a griddle pan. Genius! Searching around for the recipe, it’s fair to say there’s some grumpy people out there that have tried it. Esther of the always-readable Recipe Rifle was particularly scathing about them, Kooky Girl has issues, and the […]

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