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Fig Vinegar – National Fig Week Continues!

In celebration of National Fig week, we’ve shared tarts, a salad, and now, Fig Vinegar. This delicious vinegar can be used in salad dressings, barbecue sauce, even in your water
Easy bbq rub

Easy bbq rub

Pack the brown sugar in the measure cup and put in a bowl. Measure the remaining ingredients. Stir through for at least a minute to evenly distribute the ingredients
German Bierocks by The Hairy Bikers

German Bierocks by The Hairy Bikers

The Hairy Bikers, aka Si King and Dave Myers, are two biker friends who love to travel around on their motorbikes and cook great food together
Did you ever do this with Ketchup?

Did you ever do this with Ketchup?

Oh, and see here for my easy and flexible pizza base recipe. See here for my basic coleslaw recipe plus good ideas to vary it
Red Cabbage Braised with Port

Red Cabbage Braised with Port

Red Cabbage is just so yummy, but braised with port and other nice things it is truly something delicious
Twice Baked Beef And Port

Twice Baked Beef And Port

With my arm in a sling you can imagine cooking dinner is not easy. I got this particular recipe from one of my favorite recipe books KookKuns, which I have tweaked only a little, and have been making it for some years
EatingWell Cherry Port Pork

EatingWell Cherry Port Pork

The opinions expressed herein are my own, based on my own experience. Bellisio Foods sponsors this blog post, and has paid me to write about its EatingWell™ frozen entrées

Top Slimming World Mince Recipes

It was created after a chilly football training session with my daughter. We have a huge selections of family favourites, comfort foods and batch-cooking friendly recipes on the Pinch of Nom website
Great BBQ Recipes

Great BBQ Recipes

I’m revisiting all my great BBQ recipes. One of my most popular recipes to date, this simple coleslaw is a tried and tested family recipe from my mother’s cookbook

Venice And Veneto

 . Just as the Friulians enjoy their ritual Tajut around five o'clock, the Venetian's start a little earlier , around eleven in the morning, with their own l'andare per ombré (moving into the shade)

Cicchetti In Venice

Crammed round a scarred wooden table, we ate zucchini flowers stuffed with baccalà montecato, (whipped cod fish) creamy and fresh, deep fried to a golden brown

In Verona (missing Amy)

During the memorable lunch, which you can read about here, it emerged that my eldest cousin, Silvia, sang in the chorus at the Arena di Verona—a well-preserved Roman amphitheater where a summer season of operas are staged in a manner that Cecil B DeMille would be proud of—and was appearing in Aida that evening
Banh Mi

Banh Mi

Bánh mì is a generic term in Vietnam for all kinds of bread, its name was derived from the words bánh for bread and mì for wheat

Sicily

Many ancient civilisations believed that Sicily was the birthplace of gastronomy, the Sicilians mastery of with flavours without the need for excessive sauces, fats or condiments