What’s Cookin? It’s The Reole Deal

The four stages of muffuletta

As the drummer in indie-pop-rock band The Alibis, I count as the musical element of Edinburgh Foody. Consequently, I was enlisted to review ‘What’s Cookin? with Reole Shizzle,’ a CD of 13 reggae/pop tracks and a booklet of 7 recipes. Since most cookbooks don’t come with an accompanying soundtrack –…

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Learn to cook Punjabi style

Learning how to make chapatis at Punjabi Junction

I love dipping into a new cookbook. The recipes tempt you. You turn to your store cupboard and realise that you’ve not got all the ingredients. That initial enthusiasm dims a little. “Ah well, I’ll get the ingredients next time I shop” I think. Then you have the problem of actually finding…

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Classic Summer Pudding

Serve with whipped cream.

Nothing says summertime quite like the classic seasonal dessert that is Summer Pudding. This mountain of juicy ripe fruit and sweet syrup looks spectacular yet is quite simple to make. No unusual ingredients are required, simply white bread, fruit and sugar but the end result is far greater than the…

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