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Recipe: Toad in the Hole

February 15, 2016

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Hello Brummies If you suddenly found yourself single in the last week or two you will be surprised to learn that you are not the only ones.  February is statistically the most popular for the breaking up of relationships. Maybe it is the thought of Valentine’s day and all that lovey-dovey stuff that breaks shaky […]

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Recipe: Deep South Ribs

January 20, 2016

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Good day to you Brummies, and welcome back. An announcement.  As you may be aware, Birmingham Favourites is slowing down it’s production.  This is for several reasons. Firstly, we agree that it has served it’s purpose in getting the ball rolling, in highlighting the best of the city.  Secondly, we all need to move on to […]

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Recipe: Toasted Spicy Nuts

December 15, 2015

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Hey Birmingham How is the Christmas shopping going? Anything wrapped yet I have found a new recipe that is more addictive than crack.  To compliment your drinks, try Spicy Toasted Nuts.  Furthermore, they are really easy. You need the following equipment: One baking tray One mixing bowl One spatula And the following ingredients: One big […]

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Recipe: Thai Salmon Fishcakes

December 8, 2015

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In the on-going party season you need to sometimes give something slightly bigger than scrawny chicken wings.  Especially when there is that much alcohol floating around.  I will be straight with you, that fish cakes take a bit of work, but you can freeze them, and defrost them on the day you need them, so […]

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Recipe: Southern Fried Chicken Wings

December 1, 2015

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  Hello noble people of Brum, Well the party season is just around the corner, and you seem to have the drink end pretty much sorted out.  But what about party food?  Nibbles and buffet food?  We need that too or people will be trollied by the first hour. Let’s start with an old favourite. […]

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Cocktails with Nick: Mojito

November 26, 2015

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Hello  Brummies, is it five o’clock yet? Fresh out of Havana comes one of my all-time favourites.  The Mojito has a unique flavour, sweet and fresh, yet deep and mellow at the same time.  It is rum based, and everyone has their favourite.  I like Morgan’s Spiced Rum, as it has a kick, and the spices […]

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Cocktails with Nick: Cosmopolitan

November 16, 2015

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Hello you lovely Brummie people, Let’s get this show on the road shall we?  Clear some space, grab some clean glasses, because it is Cosmopolitan time. This drink of choice dates back to the days when Dorothy Parker and her cohorts would write a short column for Vanity Fair in the morning and then retire […]

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Recipe: Potato and Cauliflower Curry (Indian month)

October 26, 2015

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Good morning, fine folk of Birmingham.  Did you enjoy your Sunday lunch? Got any leftover roast potatoes and cauliflower? Great, I have just the quick recipe for you. The last curry we did was a bit of an  epic, but this one will be much quicker to put together. Half the work is done already. You […]

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Recipe: Lamb Curry with Bombay Potatoes (Indian month)

October 13, 2015

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Feeling ready for a challenge?  This is a recipe that has been a bit of a work in progress over the last week.  It combines a lot of flavours  and takes over an hour and a half to prep and cook. [But I’m sure it’s worth it – Ed.] You need the following: Two lamb […]

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Italian Sausage and Chips

September 28, 2015

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  Happy Monday, people of Birmingham.  Had a fun Birmingham Weekender with the Rugby?  Did you look around Grand Central yet?  So it is time for the curtain to drop on Italian month, for this year.  I hope you enjoyed it and learned some interesting and diverse things.  I know a lot of it was […]

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