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Easiest Homemade Sourdough Bread

Sourdough BreadMakes 1 Small-Medium Sourdough Bread Loaf

At the beginning of covid-19 lock-down the supermarket shelves were bare. I couldn’t get my hands on some yeast so I decided to give my own sourdough bread a go. Although it takes 5-10 days to make your sourdough starter, it’s absolutely worth it. Read Recipe

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Cheese Straws

Cheese straws

Makes Approx 40 -50 Cheese Straws

Hey, Mark here, back home in the UK there are two big bakery franchises, Cooplands and Greggs. Some things I have been missing are Greggs Steak Bakes and Cooplands cheese straws. So, when we had some leftover rough puff pastry from making the Steak Bakes, I knew just what I wanted to do with it. Read Recipe

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Pineapple and Jalapeno Salsa

Pineapple and Jalapeño SalsaPineapple and Jalapeno Salsa Serves Approx 4

This Pineapple and Jalapeno Salsa is sweet, caramelized, zesty and slightly spicy so it’s perfectly balanced and pairs well with any Mexican dish like our amazing pulled pork tacos or burritos!

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Avocado Crema Recipe

avocado cremaMakes approximately 1 1/2 cups of  Avocado Crema

This avocado crema is creamy, fruity and tangy all in one so it’s perfect for any of your Mexican dishes. It goes together perfectly with pineapple and jalapeno salsa and pickled red onion in your favourite Mexican dishes like our pulled pork tacos.

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Easy Pickled Red Onions Recipe

Pickled Red Onion

Makes approximately one small jar of Pickled Red Onions

If you love pickles then you’ll love these pickled red onions! They’re perfect on pretty much anything! Try em on a juicy burger or in your favourite tacos
The flavourings are versatile too so you can add whatever aromatics you like.

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Easiest Garlic Bread Recipe

Garlic Bread
Makes 4 servings of Garlic Bread

Garlic bread is a definite favourite for my whole family. What makes this recipe so easy is that you could change the bread to gluten-free bread, or if you’re vegan you could use a vegan-friendly spread instead of butter. It’s just such a versatile recipe!

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Easy Garlic and Mozzarella Flatbreads

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Makes 4 large flatbreads or 6-8 small ones
I’m a huge fan of Masterchef Australia and when I saw on one episode that you could make flatbreads with just self-raising flour and greek yoghurt I just had to try it!

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Creamy Coconut Rice Recipe

Creamy Coconut Rice
Makes enough Creamy Coconut Rice for 4 people

I still remember the first time I ever tried coconut rice, it was on a long flight on the way back from a trip to the UK. I thought to myself “OMG I have to learn how to make this”. Over time I’ve adjusted the measurements and I believe I’ve come up with the best creamy coconut rice to accompany any curry, like Thai Red Curry or even our Quick Chicken Curry or Chicken Rendang. Read Recipe