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Captain Cooks Guide to Making Bread

There’s nothing like the smell of freshly baked bread radiating from the kitchen and making your own bread is very special. It can seem a daunting task at first, but once you’ve mastered the technique you’ll never buy bread in the supermarket again. Follow our simple Captain Cooks step by step guide. Ingredients: 500g white…

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Captain Cooks Great British Bake Off Competition

The moment we’ve all been waiting for – the Great British Bake Off returns to our screens with a bang. The fab four are back Mary Berry with her meticulous baking, Paul Hollywood with his eye for the artisanal as well as Mel and Sue with their oh so helpful comments (not forgetting the 12…

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Turn your Kitchen into a Preservers Paradise

Let’s face it we no longer have to make jam, it’s much faster (and a whole lot easier) to pop down to the local shop and pick up a pot of factory made, sweet, sticky goodness. However, on a winter’s day nothing tastes quite as good as spreading a lovingly crafted home-made preserve on buttered…

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Girl’s Guide to Genius Juicing

Home-made juices have never been so fashionable – lets face it everything tastes better when it’s freshly-made. Of course owning a good juicer helps to make the process simple and effortless. Fancy having a go? Here’s our guide to making the ultimate juices including ingredients that have a host of health benefits (keeping you feeling great inside and out) along with our favourite juicers and some brilliant recipes. Our nifty…