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What To Serve With Teriyaki Beef: 8 Sides You Need To Try!

August 16, 2022
what to serve with teriyaki beef

Teriyaki beef is a fantastic family meal that’s full of exciting Japanese flavour. Take tender slices of beef, tons of nutritious veggies, and stir fry in a tasty sauce made with soy, mirin, garlic, and ginger, and you’ve got a nutritious dinner that’s likely to become a regular addition to your meal plan.  You’ll likely want to add a side dish or two though, and…

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What Starter Goes With Paella? 8 DELISH Appetisers!

what starter goes with paella

Nothing quite says summer sunshine like a delicious pan full of paella! This classic Spanish dish combines rice, saffron, veggies, chicken, and plenty of beautifully fresh seafood to create a one-pot dish that will remind so many of us of sunny holidays and trips along the Mediterranean coastline.  Recreating this dish at home is fairly straightforward, and it might be something that you’re considering to…

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What Starter Goes With Pizza? 10 BEST Appetisers!

August 15, 2022
what starter goes with pizza

Everyone loves pizza! It can be a quick and easy midweek dinner to enjoy in front of the TV, or it can be the main event at an Italian themed dinner party when you really want to impress.  It’s always a big hit with kids, though you can also make it more sophisticated by preparing a sourdough base and using fancier toppings such as fine…

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Brown Spots On Steak: Is It Okay To Eat?

brown spots on steak

So you’re planning a delicious steak dinner. You’ve got your favourite cut waiting in the fridge, you’ve selected the tastiest sides, and you’re all ready to fire up the barbecue or the grill.  But as you start to gather your ingredients together to do the necessary prep, you notice brown spots on your steak.  In this situation, it’s totally understandable to be concerned. After all,…

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What To Serve With Halloumi: 9 AMAZING Choices!

August 11, 2022
what to serve with halloumi

Though the Cypriots have been enjoying halloumi cheese for over a thousand years, it’s an ingredient that’s fairly new to many of us here in the UK and America. The salty, slightly squeaky cheese is best when griddled or grilled on the barbecue, and its robust, meaty texture makes it a popular cheese for vegetarians and carnivores alike.  Its crispy, golden exterior looks so tempting…

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