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Donald Russell Christmas Party Box

Christmas parties can be such a drag as there is so much to shop for and prepare. How great would it be if we had a team of elves helping us out in the kitchen. It’s not just the big Christmas lunch, there are also all the canapes and tid bits that we ambitiously want to make to thrill our guests with. How about a little short cut? I got a party pack from Donald Russell to try and it came with a variety of finger foods like meatballs, little ham croissants, sausage rolls, fish cakes, mini

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Christmas parties can be such a drag as there is so much to shop for and prepare. How great would it be if we had a team of elves helping us out in the kitchen. It’s not just the big Christmas lunch, there are also all the canapes and tid bits that we ambitiously want to make to thrill our guests wi … http://slowfoodkitchen.posterous.com/donald-russell-christmas-party-box

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The QOOQ Tablet Roadtest

If you are a regular cook, you would probably have struggled to keep your laptop or tablet away from the food and liquids in the kitchen while trying to read a recipe or watch a cooking video. The answer to this is the QOOQ tablet that is a rugged, waterproof tablet designed for to be used in the kitchen and comes filled with thousands of professional cooking videos and recipes. Squeezing lemon juice over the QOOQ

The QOOQ culinary tablet review

If you are a regular cook, you would probably have struggled to keep your laptop or tablet away from the food and liquids in the kitchen while trying to read a recipe or watch a cooking video. The answer to this is the QOOQ tablet that is a rugged, waterproof tablet designed for to be used in the ki … http://slowfoodkitchen.posterous.com/the-qooq-tablet-roadtest

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Fabulous Pierre Koffman at the Berkeley

Pierre Koffman of Tante Clare fame has reopened a restaurant in London at the Berkeley Hotel in Knightsbridge. It has taken over the old Boxwood cafe and they have made quite a transformation, it looks more formal but brighter, whereas Boxwood seemed very dimly lit. I was invited for lunch here a while ago and must say they have certainly made an impression. I saw that Christina Ong, the Singaporean socialite who owns half of Bond Street and the Met Hotel was lunching there too. Although she

Fabulous Pierre Koffmann at the Berkeley Hotel

Pierre Koffman of Tante Clare fame has reopened a restaurant in London at the Berkeley Hotel in Knightsbridge. It has taken over the old Boxwood cafe and they have made quite a transformation, it looks more formal but brighter, whereas Boxwood seemed very dimly lit. I was invited for lunch here a wh … http://slowfoodkitchen.posterous.com/fabulous-pierre-koffman-at-the-berkeley

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Scotch Beef Masterclass at The Guinea Grill

If you are passionate about knowing where your beef comes from, there is nothing better than lunch with some people who really know their stuff. At a recent lunch hosted by Quality Meat Scotland I got to meet Laurent Vernet, Scotch Beef Master. He is the font of all knowledge to do with Scotch Beef. Why Scotch Beef ? Scotch Beef has a worldwide reputation of being one of the highest quality meats in the world. This is wholly due to the care and stringent quality requirements of meat

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If you are passionate about knowing where your beef comes from, there is nothing better than lunch with some people who really know their stuff. At a recent lunch hosted by Quality Meat Scotland I got to meet Laurent Vernet, Scotch Beef Master. He is the font of all knowledge to do with Scotch Beef. … http://slowfoodkitchen.posterous.com/scotch-beef-masterclass-at-the-guinea-grill

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Spicy Ramen has landed in Soho Tonkotsu

On some grey and muggy London days, there is nothing more comforting than a bowl of hot soupy noodles. A new Ramen place has hit London. Tonkotsu is an offshoot of The Tsuru chain. As it is still in soft opening mode, the menu is simple , just a few starters and a choice if ramen for the soft opening, there was just 2 flavours. For starters we had the prawn and pork gyoza, the tofu, a salad and a very tasty chicken karaage. I then had the spicy Tokyo Ramen in a 15 hour pork bones

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On some grey and muggy London days, there is nothing more comforting than a bowl of hot soupy noodles. A new Ramen place has hit London. Tonkotsu is an offshoot of The Tsuru chain. As it is still in soft opening mode, the menu is simple , just a few starters and a choice if ramen for the soft openin … http://slowfoodkitchen.posterous.com/spicy-ramen-has-landed-in-soho-tonkotsu

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Masterclass With Theo Randall and Parmigiano Reggiano

Returning to Theo Randall with great anticipation. Have not been here in a couple of years. I had a terrific meal there the last time with a truly memorable roast pheasant.

On this occassion, the people from Parmigiano Reggiano were hosting a dinner with a masterclass by Theo Randall who runs one of the best Italian Restaurants in London.

Tasting 3 different ages of Parmigiano 18, 24 and 30 months

The star

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Book Review – Reza’s Indian Spice

A great book of Indian recipes that have been adapted for Western kitchens but still keeping the Indian flavours and taste.

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Read the full review and recipe of Scallops with Ginger and Coconut here:

http://www.slowfoodkitchen.com/book-review-rezas-indian-spice/

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