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Simple and Healthy – Chicken Cacciatore Recipes

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Here in the UK we love our Hunters Chicken. It’s available at most local pubs and restaurants and is a favourite homemade dish. The word “cacciatore” in Italian means hunter. So essentially this dish is just an Italian version of this British Classic. For Chicken Cacciatore Day we take a look at the history of the […]

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Celebrating Yorkshire Pudding Day – A British Favourite

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Yorkshire puddings can be found on most dinner tables. At the very least on Sundays, but if it’s my house we’ll have a Sunday dinner any day that ends in y. As an American, there is nothing better than having the equivalent of Thanksgiving Dinner every Sunday or even on a cold night during the week. […]

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Tuck in – It’s National Curry Week!

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Curry is a British favourite. We’ve gone so far as to name it a “national dish”. Curry came to the UK through the first curry house, Hindostanee in 1809. During this era customers were enjoying tucking into spicy Indian dishes whilst indulging themselves in a bit of hooka smoking. We’ve come a long way since then. Now […]

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Sweet, Smoky and Sultry – It’s National Chocolate Week

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I think every week is National Chocolate week or at least we’d like it to be. I never need an excuse to sip a hot chocolate, eat a napolitano chocolate with a fresh coffee or tuck into some tantalising chicken mole. Instead of going back through the files to repost something I’ve made already; I thought, why not dish […]

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Breakfast is sorted! It’s World Porridge Day

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Today is a celebration of a British breakfast tradition going back thousands of years. With the versatility and taste it’s easy to see why it’s been around this long, and why Scotland has made it a National Dish. They even have an event that is in it’s 22nd year, the World Porridge Making Championship. So if you […]

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GBBO Final – ACity Helps You Whip Up a Winner

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Oh no! In less than 12 hours we’ll see the finale of Great British Bake Off for yet another season. If you’re anything like me, GBBO gives me this feeling that I can conquer the baking world, whip up a confectionary concoction fit for a king and dazzle my friends with complex desserts. Alas, this […]

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Serve Up a Cracking Good Meal for National Egg Week

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Hurrah! It’s National Egg Week. From eggy bread to scotch eggs and everything in between. We’ve rounded up some creative egg recipes to fill your families bellies this autumn. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day you might as well make it delicious! Indian Style Scrambled Eggs Indian food is a British favourite. This […]

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Recipes with British Influence for National Seafood Week

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I don’t think there is a week in the year that doesn’t have a food attached to it. This week is no exception. Touted by the fish mongers and fish and chip shops, it’s National Seafood Week. We plan to bring you a new favourite recipe whether your a lover of langoustines or a connoisseur of […]

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Simple, Delicious One Pot Meals

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Pretty soon we’re going to be leaving the house when it’s dark and coming home when it’s dark. Cooking lavish meals when it’s so depressingly dark outside can take time and effort that some of us don’t have during this time of year. My answer to this is simple, delicious one pot meals that can sometimes […]

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Divine White Chocolate Recipes

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Someone told us today was White Chocolate Day. Not that we need an excuse to eat chocolate, but we did need some inspiration on how we could have it for every meal, because really, why not?! White chocolate is the sweeter, creamier, lighter cousin of milk chocolate. Ok, so it may be an opinion that it’s […]

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Recipe Inspiration for Macmillan Coffee Morning

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It’s that time of the year where we open our hearts, our ovens and our wallets to support Macmillan Coffee Morning. Here at Appliance City we put on a full spread of delicious cakes and baked goods for everyone who comes into our showroom. Gather up your friends and family, bake something yummy and show […]

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