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Winter recipe: Chicken and ham lasagna

We all love lasagna and here’s a twist on a regular lasagna to warm you up on your Winter days! Chicken and ham lasagna (by BBCgoodfood.com) Ingredients: 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts (around 700g); ½ medium onion, sliced; 2 bay leaves; 200ml white wine; 100g butter; 100g plain flour; 500ml semi-skimmed milk; 140g sliced smoked ham, cut into strips; 200g young spinach leaves; 225g no pre-cook dried lasagna […]

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Potatoes: Baked!

Because we were just talking about what’s in season in January, we remembered a YUM recipe using potatoes. This time, baked! Baked potatoes can be a wonder to behold, all soft and snowy-white. They can also be bland as bland as bland can be. Here’s how to get the crispest skin and the creamiest, fluffiest […]

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Noel nut balls

We just love a Christmas dessert table filled with amazing and irresitible treats. Here’s another one that looks, smelss and tastes just like Christmas: Noel nut balls (or as many call them Christmas snowballs). Your dessert table just wouldn’t be complete without your Nut Balls, would it? 2 steps, less than 40 minutes to make. […]

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Pull-apart Christmas tree

Well, we all love Christmas and apart from family and friends gathering, we also love all recipes that come attached. This is another simple recipe you can bake for Christmas starters and surely children will love it too: Pull-apart Christmas tree. A fun and tasty recipe. (by delish.com) Ingredients: 450gr refrigerated pizza dough (home made or […]

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Gingerbread men

Ho, ho, ho and here’s Christmas again! And there’s no such thing called Christmas without a few (or a lot!) Gingerbread men 🙂 A gingerbread man is a biscuit or cookie made of gingerbread, usually in the shape of a stylized human, although other shapes, especially seasonal themes and characters, are common. Gingerbread dates from the 15th century, and figural biscuit-making was […]

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Pumpkin and tomato gratin

October is pumpkin season and it’s great to cook with on chilly fall days. Pumpkin is a highly nutrient-dense food. It is rich in vitamins and minerals but low in calories. Pumpkin seeds, leaves, and juices all pack a powerful nutritional punch. There are many ways pumpkin can be incorporated into desserts, soups, salads, preserves, and even as a […]

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Chestnut risotto

Sweet chestnuts are delicious smooth brown nuts, enclosed in a spiky casing. They are similar to horse chestnuts, but luckily these are edible (although very unpleasant when raw) and come into season from the end of September to end of January as they fall to the ground. Commonly associated with the festive season, chestnuts are […]

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Time for… Hot cocoa

Days are getting colder, so it’s time for Hot Cocoa! Chocolate surely is beneficial for your health if, of course, eaten moderately. Specially dark chocolate, which is very nutricious, it is a powerful source of anti-oxidants and it even might help prevent heart diseases. Your overall wellbeing will be kept high and your mood… at its […]