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Homemade DONER KEBAB using a ROTISSERIE GRILL

Back in my boozey, pub-going days a Doner Kebab was the way to end a heavy night of drinking. Those days are well behind me now, but a Doner Kebab still remains a guilty pleasure – but it shouldn’t be because the Doner Kebab is actually a wonderful meal when it’s done well. It just has a reputation as a dirty, unhealthy meal due to it’s association with the drunken…

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Homemade Mozzarella

I love cheese. I may love cheese more than Wallace from Wallace and Gromit. Maybe. It’s definitely a close run thing. But as much as I love cheese I’ve never thought of making my own. So I thought I’d rectify this by trying something that didn’t seem too intimidating by making homemade Mozzarella! Homemade Mozzarella doesn’t require too many ingredients, but a couple aren’t that easy to get hold of…

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Ciabatta

Ciabatta is a classic Italian white loaf which has a thin crust and is a light-textured, airy loaf and is wonderfully versatile. It’s brilliant to use for sandwiches, to have with soups, use as a base for garlic bread, as an accompaniment to a main meal, or simply wonderful dipped in olive oil and balsamic vinegar. It’s one of my favourite breads to make, and not as complicated as you…

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Hummingbird Cake

The Hummingbird Cake has had a bit of a surge of popularity recently, but it’s actually a cake that has been around since the 1960’s – if not earlier – where it originated from Jamaica before being exported to the United States and gaining popularity in their southern states. The Hummingbird Cake shares a fair few characteristics with carrot cake – it’s oil-based, it’s beautifully spiced and it has a…

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