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Emeril’s Essence Creole Seasoning

Prep time: 5 minutes Total time:  5 minutes Yield: 2/3 cup Ingredients  2 1⁄2 tablespoons paprika  2 tablespoons salt  2 tablespoons garlic powder  1 tablespoon black pepper  1 tablespoon onion powder  1 tablespoon cayenne pepper  1 tablespoon dried oregano  1 tablespoon dried thyme Directions Combine all the ingredients thoroughly.


Creamy Broccoli Soup

PREP TIME: 10minCOOK TIME: 20minSERVES: 6 servings Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 shallots, peeled and sliced 1 1/2 pounds fresh broccoli florets, roughly chopped Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth Hot water, if needed 12 ounces mascarpone cheese, divided  Directions Heat the oil in large pot over […]


Fruity Iced Tea

Makes about 2.5 litres Ingredients 3 fresh peaches, peeled, pitted and chopped (or plums or grapes) Juice of 1 lemon 375ml (1½ cups) peach juice (or cranberry or grape juice if using other fruit) 85ml ( ⅓cup) sugar 5cm fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated Handful fresh mint, chopped 1 lemon, finely sliced 6 cups […]

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Patrick Holford – A to Z of Vitamins

In this series, health and nutrition expert, Patrick Holford gives you the low down on vitamin and mineral supplements. From natural food sources to the ideal supplement package, find out what you need to do to ensure that you get the perfect balance of nutrients into your body each day. He also offers his secrets […]

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Caesar Salad

Yield:  4 servings Prep Time: 5 minutes Ingredients 1 (1-minute) coddled egg 1/2 cup garlic infused olive oil 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce Salt and freshly ground black pepper Romaine lettuce, washed, dried, leaves torn and kept cold Method Crack the egg and separate the yolk from the white. Discard the […]

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Sticky Chicken with Cucumber, Radish and Carrot Pickle

Serves 4 Ingredients For the chicken 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 tbsp sugar 1½ tbsp Thai fish sauce (Nam Pla) 1½ tbsp sunflower oil 1 tbsp fresh lime juice 1½ tsp hot chilli sauce 800g chicken breasts, cut crosswise into .5cm thick slices  For the pickle 3 medium carrots, peeled 6 radishes 1 cucumber 220ml […]

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Climbing the Property Ladder

Whilst for most of us living mortgage free is just a dream, more and more people are putting their cash and backs into property developing for profit. Climbing The Property Ladder  follows 12 developers from all over the UK who did just that. Over the course of a year we see them buy, renovate and attempt […]



Prep time: 30 minCook Time: 2 hours Ingredients: 8 free-range egg whites 500g/1lb 2oz caster sugar 4 tsp cornflour 2 tsp white wine vinegar ½ tsp vanilla extract For the topping: 650ml/1 pint double cream 10 passion fruit 10 fresh or canned lychees (drained if canned), peeled, stones removed 300g/10½oz raspberries 25g/1oz icing sugar Method: […]