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In Your Area: Top tips on baking a pud fit for a Queen…

Sevenoaks chef and founder of the Cooking Apple cookery school, Pip Porter gives advice on how to create the perfect recipe for the jubilee competition Any pud fit for a Queen needs to be fun, fresh and appeal to all ages – offers Sevenoaks chef, Pip Porter. Mrs Porter, who runs her own cookery school […]

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French Food Folly

We decided like so many others to holiday in the UK this summer.  We cancelled our planned trip to Greece on the grounds that it was too much – risk, admin, cost, frankly everything – to get there.  And we really enjoyed two short trips. One to St Ives & another to the gorgeous Mendip […]

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Blog on… good food vibes

I spent this morning in a beautiful meadow at a mini yoga retreat.  My job (after enjoying the fab yoga experience) was to share how to get good vibes from what you eat. Oh – and some food. Words alone won’t feed people!  We munched on seasonal asparagus dipped in a hot citrus dressing, pistachio […]

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Muddy Stilettos – Article

Over the whole Zoom Quiz thing? Getting together with friends virtually can still be fun! We’ve found the perfect solution – an online class with the The Cooking Apple! Okay, so we’re agreed on one thing. We are all SO over the Zoom Quiz. But that’s not to say that getting together with friends virtually […]

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Blog on… Cheese boards

My first blog and back to my roots to tell you a story, suggest some great independent cheese shops to try and some ideas for serving cheese platters. Want the speed version? Scroll to the end for three delicious cheese board ideas for your festive table. One of my tests before becoming a food buyer […]

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