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Who doesn’t love cookies? This is my favourite and easiest recipe. There’s no eggs so it can be eaten raw (although you might want to bake the flour for 10 minutes to “cook it.” Switch up the filling to your liking and let us know what your favourite cookie flavour is

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Lunya Review

Excellent tapas can be hard to find outside of Spain (and occasionally in it too). Lunya delivers. This Liverpool based restaurant and deli has a sister in Manchester’s Barton Arcade

Buying a stir fry deal from a supermarket always leaves me pushing mystery veg around my plate and wishing for more chicken or noodles. The simple way to get around this is by making your own. It seems really complicated but actually, it couldn’t be easier, just choose from this mix and match list and follow the cooking instructions.

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Impress your housemates with a classic roast chicken. This recipe adds another layer of flavour with parsley and lemon, while the vegetables and potatoes are cooked around the bird so it truly is a one pot meal

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If you’ve never made bread before then it can seem daunting but I promise you it’s a very easy process. If you buy a tin of easy bake yeast then there’s a quick recipe on the back that will made decent enough white bread but by following these simple, additional steps you can achieve a wonderful white loaf that works as the basis for many different types of loaf. It will take time to rise (about 2 hours total) but needs less than 30 minutes of active preparation and is worth it.

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This recipe is one for a dish that seems like it should be really easy to make but often isn’t. It’s pasta carbonara and I’ve made Theo Randall’s, Antonio Carluccio’s and countless other recipes before, all with varying degrees of success. Until I found a version of this one from BBC Good Food that is straightforward and tasty.