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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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Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza

Chicago deep dish full

Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza Serves Approx: 6 – 8
Makes 2 9inch deep dish pizzas

Who doesn’t love pizza? Chicago’s signature pizza style is quite controversial in the USA, especially among New Yorkers, who may argue that it isn’t a pizza at all. I don’t care what you call it. I think that not only is this a delicious, unique dish, but also think its one of the most deliciously decadent things I’ve ever eaten.
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Rainbow Swiss Roll

Unicorn Swiss roll

Makes approximately 8-10 servings of Rainbow Swiss Roll
So it occurred to me the other day that I haven’t ever made a Swiss roll. So I included it in a poll vote on my Facebook page and it won! I did some recipe research to gain some inspiration as well as having my followers give me suggestions. This Rainbow Swiss Roll with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting was the end result. The sponge recipe I ended up doing was sooo fluffy, light and delicious with no need to let it cool rolled up in a tea towel!
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Monkey Bread

Monkey breadMonkey Bread Serves: 8-12

On my Facebook page, I asked my followers what they’d like to see or know how to do and one of them suggested Monkey Bread. After putting it to a vote, Monkey bread was the winner! You may ask “what is monkey bread?” to put it simply, it’s a sweet bread dough, rolled into balls, coated in cinnamon sugar and baked in a bundt pan for an easy family sharing breakfast! Read Recipe

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Creamy Tomato Chicken Pasta Bake

Creamy tomato chicken pasta bake Creamy Tomato Chicken Pasta Bake Serves Approx 8

Hi all, Mark here. When Alicia asked me what to do with our leftover roast chicken, I decided to take a look online. I found a slow cooker/crockpot recipe that caught my eye but it didn’t quite suit what we wanted. So, after tweaking it enough that I’m not just stealing someone else’s recipe, I came up with something that may well become a family favourite for us.
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Homemade Sausage Rolls

Homemade Sausage RollsMakes approximately 12 small homemade sausage rolls or 4 large homemade sausage rolls

There’s nothing quite like homemade sausage rolls. Especially if you make your own pastry to go along with it! It’s such a great way of using up ingredients you have in your cupboards and your fridge.
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