Rachel Khoo

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December 16th, 2014

Have you seen my Pinterest UK Christmas Pin Picks?

I’ve been a fan of Pinterest for a while, so I was really excited when I was asked to get involved with a festive-themed Pin Picks. Of course I said yes! The ‘Your best ever Christmas dinner’ Pin Picks features four boards from me to whet your appetite, as [...]

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December 15th, 2014

Recipe: Omelette pinwheels

Entertaining over the festive season can be stressful, especially if you’re hosting a party which requires the preparation of lots of canapés. This is where my Omelette pinwheels recipe comes in. Not only is it quick and easy to prepare, but it’s also versatile [...]

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December 15th, 2014

Solar Monday Musings

* Genius – flatpack stove which runs on solar energy and is powered by biofuel. An amazing innovation, developed by African Clean Energy to help combat the problems caused by cooking on open fires. * Doesn’t the trailer for the new Pixar film Inside Out look fun? [...]

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December 12th, 2014

My snapshots…exploring Melbourne

I’ve had so much fun during this brief trip to Melbourne. It’s been great meeting so many amazing producers and sampling local foodie treats like this Columbian hot chocolate with cheese (sounds weird I know, but it’s good!) and delicious fried chicken at [...]

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December 10th, 2014

Christmas tips and recipes

Christmas is nearly upon us – for some it’s an enjoyable culinary escapade, and for others it’s highly stressful. I for one feel that Christmas Day (come to think of it – all festive celebrations) should be as stress-free as possible. While the food [...]

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December 8th, 2014

Recipe: Goat’s cheese truffles

I’m a complete cheese fiend, so I always like to serve up something cheese-based when entertaining. These little Goat’s Cheese Truffles are perfect for the festive season; easy and quick to prepare, yet they’ll certainly impress your guests! I like to serve [...]

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December 8th, 2014

Hopeful Monday Musings

* As regular readers know, I’m a big fan of hip hop. So I was warmed to see this video on the Guardian website about SlumGods, an Indian hip hop dance crew who are supporting children and challenging stereotypes. * Amazing innovation: edible plates that can be put in [...]

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December 5th, 2014

My snapshots…beachfront cooking and more

Well it’s been another action-packed week, which has taken me from the beautiful beaches of Penang, where I’ve been busy learning how to cook with new ingredients like these mantis shrimp, to the amazing Melbourne. It’s been a while since I’ve been in [...]

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December 4th, 2014

Macrobiotic eating in Chiba

You might think that macrobiotic cooking is the antithesis of what I do, and in actual fact, you would be quite right. It is very much at odds with the French facon de manger and the food I have made my name cooking. While I love to eat lots of vegetables and wouldn’t [...]

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December 3rd, 2014

Flavour of the month – Edible gifts

If the much-documented chaos and clamour of Black Friday was enough to put you off shopping for life, it’s time to consider the alternatives as Christmas draws nearer. I have long been an advocate of the edible gift, not simply because I love my food and suspect many [...]

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