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Anjum Anand quinoa and chickpea salad recipe

Anjum Anand’s Herby quinoa and chickpea salad

The cookbook author and celebrity chef Anjum Anand shares her recipe for quinoa and chickpea salad, which can be dairy free or made with goat’s curd or cheese. The recipe is excerpted from her new book Anjum’s Quick & Easy Indian, available now. Photo credit: Lisa Linder Inspired by tabbouleh, this lovely salad contrasts creamy quinoa […]

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Anjum Anand’s Baked ricotta with chard

It was our great pleasure to hear Anjum Anand speak at BritMums Live and also let the audience taste her delicious chutneys. (Which one was your favourite?) Anjum has shared this lip-smacking ricotta and chard recipe as well as the quick chutney from her new book Anjum’s Quick & Easy Indian available now. Photo credit: […]

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How to make macarons

Sarah Ebner is chief editor at Family Times Travel a blog written by all members of the family and one of our BiB finalist Travel blogs. Sarah and her daughter Jess went along to Carlton Towers to learn how to make macarons, yes that’s how they are spelt and pronounced, find out more about their fabulous experience […]

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Are food bloggers promoting health or stealing the thunder from health experts?

Emma Wight-Boycott MSc mBANT is a Registered Nutritional Therapist who specialises in helping women find their health mojo with the best foods and supplements for their lifestyle. Emma’s blog Emma Nutrition reached the BiBs 2014 shortlist this year, today she shares her thoughts on food bloggers and nutritionists. What’s with all the foodie bloggers out there? […]

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Win a copy of Knackered Mother’s Wine Club

Do you know how to drink wine? The correct answer to this might seem: “Sure — open bottle, pour, lift glass to lips. Job done!” But there is so much more. Knackered Mother’s Wine Club shows us that enjoying every sip of wine to the hilt isn’t something demanding and silly but rather exciting and […]

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23 summer recipes with tasty seasonings

With summer coming, it’s time to break out the easy summer recipes. We worked with a group of BritMums bloggers, challenging them to blog about their quick after-school family meal, an impromptu family barbecue, a celebratory or al fresco dining family dining experience using the OXO Shake & Flavour fine seasoning granules. They can either be […]

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Video: Vegetarian Indian food ideas

Indian cooking is a great vegetarian cuisine, with loads of spices and tastes to liven up lentils and amp up okra. BritMums hung out with Anjum Anand, the Indian chef with a load of books, TV shows and products to her name, including a new line of chutnis (spelled the Hindi way) to use as […]

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39 delicious Bramley apple recipes

Bramley apples are British classics, grown here and perfect for tangy recipes. We asked BritMums bloggers and tweeters to share their top dishes at our recent #BramleyApples Twitter party. Below are their favourite recipes for tasty breakfasts, easy lunches, savoury dinners, and delectable desserts — with ideas for everything from kugel to pizza to stews, […]

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75 top tips for Christmas dinner

Stressed about preparing the perfect Christmas meal? With the Big Day just around the corner, we asked you to share the your best tips, tricks and shortcuts in our #BessieXmasTips Twitter party. The party was sponsored by Aunt Bessie’s. Aunt Bessie’s range helps mums create their perfect family Christmas dinner with ease, full of ‘roastiness’. […]

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Video: Marco Pierre White’s top Christmas turkey tips

Preparing the perfect roast turkey and Christmas dinner is a challenge even for avid cooks. To get answers, BritMums hung out with Marco Pierre White to quiz him about our most pressing issues. The hangout was sponsored by Lean on Turkey, where you can get tips and inspiration for cooking with fresh turkey, including recipes […]

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Marco Pierre White’s homemade turkey gravy recipe

We have had the pleasure of talking to Marco Pierre White in 2013 about all things turkey related with our Lean on Turkey campaign and we finish off the year with the Most Important Meal of the year – Christmas Dinner. (Watch the full hangout for tips on turkey preparation, stuffing, sprouts and more) If […]

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Marco Pierre White’s sage & onion stuffing recipe

Marco Pierre White hung out with BritMums bloggers talking about all things turkey-related with our Lean on Turkey campaign. We finished off the year with the Most Important Meal of the year: Christmas Dinner. (Watch the full hangout for tips on turkey preparation, stuffing, sprouts and more) And what’s turkey at this time of year […]

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Marco Pierre White’s homemade cranberry sauce recipe

As part of our campaign with Lean on Turkey we hung out with Marco Pierre White to talk about inspirational ideas for cooking with fresh turkey. At our final hangout, we finished off with the Most Important Meal of the year: Christmas Dinner. (Watch the full hangout for tips on turkey preparation, stuffing, sprouts and […]

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Join us: Marco talks Xmas turkey with bloggers

We’re thrilled to announce that we are going to be hanging out again with chef Marco Pierre White. This time he’ll be sharing tips on creating the perfect Christmas turkey. Several BritMums food bloggers will be chatting with Marco and posing their trickiest questions. And you can take part too by watching live on our […]

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Diwali: Banana, sweetcorn, fenugreek & onion pakora

Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Light, combines family celebrations with delicious food. Deena Madhvani shares one of her favourite Diwali foods that also appeals to her picky child. Deena is a food writer who also runs cookery classes. Her recipes have influences from the world, with a strong Indian personality. You can find more of […]

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Getting kids to eat well + two Indian recipes

Deena Madhvani is a food writer who also runs cookery classes.  Her recipes have influences from the world, with a strong Indian personality. You can find more of her recipes and meal ideas at Deena Kakaya Here she shares her thoughts of introducing new flavours into children’s diets. ‘He will probably never be much of an eater and […]

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41 spooky Halloween foods, crafts & decorations

In the past year we have embraced Halloween on this side of the Atlantic, and there’s still time to prepare and enjoy the day of chills, thrills, food and fun. Here are some of the best ideas for celebrating with the entire family, from BritMums bloggers. Scroll down for: Decorating ideas Cookies & cakes Healthy […]

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12 Halloween ideas to spook up your lunch box

Unless you are hiding yourself away from civilisation or you’re on some extended cruise around the globe, you can’t fail to notice all the Halloween goodies available in every aisle at your local supermarket. First it’s the pumpkins that greet you as you first enter the store. Then at the end of each aisle there’s […]

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