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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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Why we all love the Great British Bake Off

A couple of weeks ago my friend Gela and I met at our local, during which time we caught up about work, family and — naturally — what happened in the latest installment of the Great British Bake Off. A good portion of the evening was spent discussing the dishes that contestants make as well […]

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Free school meals or packed lunch?

This year the press has been talking non-stop about school meals. First “Let’s save the humble school dinner”, then “Let’s ban the packed lunch”, as less than 1% are considered to be healthy according to recent research highlighted in the School Food Plan findings, and now Nick Clegg just last week has announced “Let’s give […]

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51 egg meal ideas from breakfast to dinner

We discovered just how quickly we can rustle up a quick tasty meal in our Twitter party all about eggs.  Whatever the time of day or occasion, there is a great egg recipe waiting for you to try. Discover the great dishes BritMums love to make…and eat. September 30 – 6 October is British Egg […]

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My lunch with Anjum Anand

She’s beautiful. She’s charming. She creates utterly delicious Indian food. You might think this is enough to actually warrant a marriage proposal to Anjum Anand. As it was, it didn’t come to that. Instead, I was invited to sit down with Anjum and four other journalist/bloggers last week to talk about food, family life and, […]

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Back to School: How to avoid the lunch box rut

Caroline The Lunchbox Lady founded Lunchbox World back in 2009, and she’s our guru for all things lunchbox. Here, she reveals how to get past the ham sandwich blues and do something fun for your children’s lunches. We are definitely back to school with a bump this term. It’s almost been a full week of […]

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How you can save money and the world in 1 simple step

September 2 – 8 is Zero Waste Week, an opportunity for us all to think about the food we waste in our daily lives. It’s time to consider how much we throw away, as Rachelle Strauss writes in this guest post. Would you throw away something that you knew could save someone else’s life? Would […]

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