Category: Food & Drink

Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Live Final

After 6 weeks of creating recipes at home to test and improve our culinary skills, it was now time for the 10 finalists to go head to head to see who would be crowned Kenwood Chef. The live final was held at AVEQIA cookery school in London on Saturday 28th November 2015. We were allowed to

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Kenwood Chef Sense KVC5000T Review

I got to put the Kenwood Chef Sense KVC5000T through its paces during my 6 weeks recipe challenge for Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015. I love my gadgets and I’ve wanted a Kenwood mixer for ages, I remember my mum had one over 30 years ago.  Kenwood is well known for its quality build and durability. I also

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Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Week 6 Recipe Challenge – Roquefort Cheese Soufflé

It’s the final week! I can hardly believe it’s been 6 weeks already. I’ve had so much fun and the Kenwood Chef Sense has really revolutionised my cooking.  I won’t be hanging up my apron anytime soon, I have so much enthusiasm to try new things. This week’s recipe is Roquefort Cheese Soufflé created by Raymond Blanc.  

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Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Week 5 Recipe Challenge – Walnut Cake

So it’s week 5 already! This past week has been hectic.  The kids have had a bug and now I’ve got the worst flu ever.  But hey, cake makes everything better! This week’s recipe is Walnut and Strawberry Cream Layer Cake and was created by Miranda Gore Browne, Great British Bake Off finalist and cookery writer.

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Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Week 4 Recipe Challenge – Comté Cheese and Swiss Chard Tart

This week’s recipe is Comté Cheese and Swiss Chard Tart and was created by Raymond Blanc OBE, Michelin-Star Chef, Author and Television Personality. As much as I love eating pies and tarts, I have to admit I was super nervous about this week’s challenge. Ingredients For the shortcrust pastry 200g Plain flour 100g Butter, unsalted, diced

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Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Week 3 Recipe Challenge – Dim Sum

I can’t believe it’s week 3 already! This week’s recipe is Pork and Vegetable Wontons in a Spicy Oil Dressing and was created by Martin Johns, Kenwood Development Chef. I love wontons but never imagined I’d be making my own from scratch. I have to admit I was very nervous about making pasta from scratch.

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Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Week 2 Recipe Challenge – Chocolate Salted Caramel Meringue Cake

I’m having so much fun on my Kenwood Disaster Chef journey.  This week’s recipe Chocolate Salted Caramel Meringue Cake looks like a real show stopper and was created by Miranda Gore Browne, Great British Bake Off finalist and cookery writer. After watching Miranda’s video I was eager to start this rather technical challenge and wow my family

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Immune Boosting Carrot Orange Ginger Juice

Hi everyone!  I’ve got another lovely juice recipe for you. A simple combination of carrot, orange & ginger.  It’s like sunshine in a glass with a spicy kick of ginger! This juice is a great immunity booster.  I love to drink it whenever I’m feeling run down and I feel a cold coming on. Carrots

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Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Week One Recipe Challenge – Brioche

I did a post a few weeks ago I’m a Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Contestant! So the challenge started last week and I was happy to see the recipe was brioche as it’s my favourite bread, but I was also nervous as I’ve only ever made it in a bread maker. I’m always nervous working

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