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Honey-Roasted Carrots and Parnsips

Quick Facts: Servings:8 Equipment Needed: Roasting dish, large bowl and whisk Cooking Method: Oven roasting  Ingredients Ingredients Metric Imperial Carrots 500g 17.6oz Parsnips 500g 17.6oz Olive Oil 2tbs 2tbs Honey 4tbs 4tbs Mustard (Wholegrain) 2tbs 2tbs Temperatures: Preheat Oven Metric

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Food Hack: Peel Carrots in Half the Time

Ok, this isn’t going to revolutionise your life, but it will save you a bit of time in the kitchen. For this hack we try to eliminate the wasted movement when peeling carrots and other root vegetables. The video below

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Roast Potatoes inspired by Heston

Quick Facts: Servings: 6 Equipment Needed: Large saucepan and large roasting dish Cooking Method(s): Oven roasting Recipe Source: Heston Blumenthal  Ingredients Ingredients: Metric Imperial Garlic 1 head 1 head Olive Oil Potatoes (Maris Piper preferred) 1.25kg 2.75lb Rosemary Sprigs 30g 1.1oz Salt Temperatures

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Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy

Quick Facts: Servings: 1 litre Equipment Needed: Roasting dish, Sieve/strainer, potato masher, rolling pin or mallet Cooking Method(s): Oven roasting and stovetop Recipe Source: Jamie Oliver  Ingredients: Metric Imperial Bacon Rashers (streaky) 2 2 Bay Leaves 5 5 Carrots 2 2 Celery

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The World’s Best Christmas Pudding

Quick Facts: Servings: 8 Equipment Needed: Large Pudding Basin, Pressure Cooker or large saucepan, greaseproof paper, tinfoil and string Cooking Method(s): Pressure cooker/steamer Recipe Source: Larousse Gastronomique – 3rd Edition Ingredients: Ingredients: Metric Imperial Blanched Almonds (chopped) 250g 8.8oz Breadcrumbs (white) 125g 4.4oz

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