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4 Ingredient Cacio e Pepe Spaghetti

20/10/2016 (Last Updated: 25/10/2019)

What could be faster than mac and cheese? Your very own Cacio e Pepe, of course. Literally consisting of pasta, pecorino romano cheese and cracked black pepper, it’s the sophisticated take on mac and cheese for adults that you’ve been waiting for.

4 Ingredient Cacio e Pepe Spaghetti - Like mac & cheese for adults, this is the cheesy pepper pasta you need for a quick, elegant mid-week dinner. So. Good. Vegetarian. |

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So this week we tried an Italian recipe that is going to BLOW your cheese-loving minds.

(Assuming you are as massive lovers of cheese as we are. You ARE, aren’t you??)

Now, this recipe comes to you by way of our good friend Stefan. We first caught up in Venice at our friend Beppe’s apartment (and you might remember both of them from this little recipe-fail known as How NOT To Make all’Amatriciana).


As it turns out, Cacio e Pepe has sorta/kinda a few similar techniques to all’Amatriciana, but this time there was no Beppe around to throw his chaotic little spanners in the works! 😛 😛 😛

So what little knacks do you need to know to get it juuuust riiiight?

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5 Minute Recipes/ Recipes/ Salad/ Side Dish

Haloumi Salad with Tomato and Mint

19/03/2016 (Last Updated: 22/10/2019)

Here’s a quick and easy recipe for haloumi salad that you can whip up in no time, whether grilled or pan-fried. Keep this haloumi simple with tomato, baby spinach, mint and a quick squeeze of lemon juice, or take it even further with some of our delicious haloumi salad ideas.  From side dish to main superstar, this cheesy salad never fails to impress. Who can resist crispy, squeaky, golden goodness?

Plate of salad with haloumi, tomato, baby spinach and mint.

Why We Love This Recipe for Haloumi Salad

This is a super tasty, super quick, super simple recipe for haloumi salad that you can make easily while sipping a glass of wine and chatting with friends in the kitchen. Once that haloumi is ready, all you need is a bed of baby spinach and a scattering of cherry tomatoes, then top it all off with a squeeze of lemon and a good drizzling of olive oil. A crack or two of black pepper and this baby is ready to hit the table and your tummy.

Enjoy as a light, refreshing main dish for lunch or dinner, or a simple appetiser or perfect side dish for BBQs and parties. Crispy, savoury haloumi complements mediterranean cuisines or barbecued meat or chicken deliciously.

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Recipes/ Snack

Honey Baked Camembert with Bacon and Rosemary

18/01/2016 (Last Updated: 11/05/2018)

Mmm mmmm. Honey Baked Camembert with Bacon and Rosemary is the perfect appetizer or addition to a Sunday feast with friends. Even better, it’s super easy to make in minutes. Soft melty camembert cheese, crispy bacon and rosemary, drizzled in golden honey… this is real comfort food to the max!

Honey Baked Camembert with Bacon and Rosemary - What a recipe. This dish simply OOZES with a fantastic combination of honey and creamy cheesy camembert goodness. Add some salty bacon, and your friends will be DYING to know this quick and simple recipe. |

This week is the first ever #CulinaryTravelWeek (18 – 24 January) and we’re super keen to be sharing one of our favourite memories from our wandering foodie adventure. A huge thanks to the awesome guys over at The Funnelogy Channel for having us on board.

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Recipes/ Salad

Goat Cheese and Cured Duck Breast Salad

22/06/2015 (Last Updated: 11/03/2020)

This Goat Cheese and Cured Duck Breast Salad is a decadent treat for a hot summers day. Pair with your favourite cooked meats, charcuterie or grazing platter for a delicious afternoon with friends!

It was a bright sunny afternoon in Southern France, and we’d just escaped the bustling city of Bordeaux for an afternoon in the countryside. It was hot; so hot that the idea of cooking in the kitchen was way too much to contemplate. Kitchen gardens surrounded us, growing happily under the vines; all we needed was a little bit of inspiration to turn them into a feast and avoid the oven at all costs!

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