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A feast of golf

Sports-loving chef Marco Pierre White has long been a fan of golf and a follower of the Ryder Cup One of Marco Pierre White’s pastimes is a good round of golf, so where better to test his skills than the four British and Irish courses that have played host to the Ryder Cup matches between the USA and Europe, and the one scheduled to do so (Gleneagles) in 2014. Here’s our guide to them and where to stay afte ...

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Cooking with alcohol

Using alcohol in your cooking can add a depth of flavour, and turn an everyday meal into something special! Many more meals and desserts use alcohol than you might first imagine, ranging from the classic Beef Bourguignon to tasty whiskey-based cakes and flambéed Crêpes Suzette with lashings of brandy. The key to cooking with alcohol is, if it doesn’t taste great, don’t use it. The flavour could ruin your me ...

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Taste with Marco Pierre White – October 2011

"Cooking has become a real pleasure once more. Not sweating it out in a professional kitchen but at home spending time making meals for my children – it has made me realise that anyone can cook Michelin-star-style meals at home if they have the right guidance. That’s why I am delighted to be associated with this magazine because I can show you that by using the right ingredients you will be able to make a f ...

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Six great cook books

Inspiration for budding chefs! Marco Made Easyby Marco Pierre White, £20, Orion From sumptuous shellfish to mouth-watering meat dishes, Marco Pierre White has rediscovered the joy of simple at-home cooking. With a selection of straightforward recipes that still offer a sense of occasion, Marco Made Easy gives domestic cooks the culinary prowess of the Michelin-starred chef himself, without the stress. Keepi ...

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Shaken and stirred: Eight of the best cocktails

Cocktails aren’t just for hot summery days – there are plenty of delicious, even warming, combinations that make the perfect pre- or post-dinner drink...  Say the word cocktail and many women of a certain generation may think of Tom Cruise in the 80s film classic, or James Bond and his martini sidekick. Cocktails are by no means the preserve of glamorous films, but their presence on screen through the ...

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Marco Pierre White’s dinner party menu

Impress your dinner guests with these gloriously simple, flavoursome dishes. Marco guides you, step-by-step... Pear and endive salad with Gorgonzola‘The sweetness of the pear contrasts with the bitterness of the cheese,’ says Marco. ‘Roquefort can be used instead of Gorgonzola, although I prefer the latter. Similarly, I like comice pears, but you can use your favourite variety – just make sure that the frui ...

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Six of the best chocolate desserts

It takes a strong woman to resist the seductive wiles of a tantalising dessert, but these innovative chocolate-inspired treats are definitely worth caving in for!   Rum trufflesA naughty after-dinner nibble with extra kick, these devilishly delicious truffles are a great addition to any dinner party, or can be enjoyed alone as the perfect accompaniment to a long, luxurious bath. Makes 25 You will need: ...

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Drink your way to good health

Is what you’re drinking every day a healthy glassful? We discover the best beverages… We all know water is good for your health. But when it comes to other drinks, what should you be supping more or less of? WaterThe ultimate health drink – and calorie-free! The more water you drink, the better: experts recommend 2 litres (eight glasses) a day. Keep a litre bottle on your desk so you can see how much you’re ...

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Gastro Britain: Eat your way around the UK

Britain has a wealth of gourmet offerings from every corner of the country – let our guide inspire your appetite! From north to south, east to west, there are foods in the UK that are unique to their area, and renowned – even protected – for their one-of-a-kind taste and flavour. So come on a tour of our proudly British culinary delicacies and be prepared to have your tastebuds tempted… Yorkshire: RhubarbFo ...

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Food fashions: Five decades of food fads

Can you remember what tickled your taste buds in the 70s, 80s and 90s? Check out our guide to Britain’s culinary crazes through the ages…  70sFuturistic food and technicolour treats   The more processes food had been through, the more the 70s British population craved it. A taste of the space age involved cheese and pineapple sticks to start, Smash instant mash for main, and Angel Delight for pudd ...

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Eco food: Eat to save the world

Healthy eating has just gone one step further. You can now eat to benefit not only your own health, but that of the planet, too! The food you eat has a direct impact on your health. Simple enough. But can it also have an impact on the wellbeing of the planet? The new healthy eating plan from WWF (formerly World Wildlife Fund) aims to help you become a more eco-friendly consumer and understand how the food y ...

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Three delicious prawn recipes

This luscious seafood is affordable, fast and a sure-to-please winner on any dinner party menu. Try these easy crowd-pleasers... Hot and spicy prawns Serves 4 You will need: 600g shell-on cooked prawns Large knob of butter 2tbsp coriander, chopped For the spicy paste: 30g smoked paprika 30g ground cumin 30g ground coriander 10g cayenne pepper Ground black pepper Sea salt 120ml olive oil 40g brown sugar Firs ...

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A-Z of ales

Quench your thirst for brewer’s knowledge with this ultimate guide to ale terminology, brewing art and the best pubs and tours – with a few tongue-tickling names thrown in along the way... AdnamsStocked at Marco Pierre White’s Steak & Ale House, this is one of the chef’s favourite ales. The team at Adnams prides itself on brewing authentic beers, each with its own fresh, unique and vibrant character. Yo ...

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Be the hostess with the mostest

Ensure your shindig is one to remember for all the right reasons with these 10 party planning pointers... Parties are a great idea in theory. We’d all love to imagine ourselves as queen bee, mingling with guests and topping up glasses of Champagne as we sashay around with canapé trays. Yet, in reality, parties require a lot more work than you might think. As the saying goes, failing to prepare is preparing ...

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20 minute meals

Tired after a long day at work? You can have these delicious dinners on the table in 20 minutes or under... Asian noodle and prawn soupOne of the easiest recipes to cook after a long day. Once you’ve got your cupboard stocked with the right Asian ingredients, shopping for this dish will be nothing more than fresh herbs and chillies. It’s very versatile and can be made with any vegetables, fish or meat. Prep ...

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Global gourmet

Holiday feeling fading fast? Bring back summer memories with our whistle-stop tour of exotic dishes from distant lands! NorwayBergensk fiskesuppe (Bergen fish chowder) Bergen is a town on the west coast of Norway with a rich maritime tradition. This classic fish soup is easy to make, wholesome and hearty for cool autumn or winter nights. The mix of seafood gives it real depth. Serves 4 You will need:   ...

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Top 15 dining experiences

Get ready to whet your appetite and tantalise your tastebuds with our guide to eating out. And with Bookatable.com, making a reservation has never been easier! Clos MaggioreCuisine: FrenchLocation: 33 King Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8JDPhone: 020 7379 9696Price per head: £50     Even in Covent Garden, the charming Clos Maggiore sits head and shoulders above its neighbouring eateries. ...

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How to cook like a chef

Get a top grade in gastronomy with a little help on those tricky challenges from our favourite culinary experts... Marco Pierre WhiteGrill a steak Tip: Start with a great cut of meat Invest in good kitchenware – big chopping boards, sharp knives and good quality pans. A George Foreman grill is a great thing to have at home. You can just throw a piece of steak onto it – perfect for the average person or amat ...

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Vegetables for autumn cooking

Make the most of autumn’s bounty of health-giving produce with these shopping and cooking tips on three super-nutritious gifts from nature... Butternut squashThe lowdownButternut squash is a native American veg and a member of the Cucurbitaceae family, along with pumpkin, cucumber and zucchini. A long-established part of the diet in all five continents, it’s thought wild squash was eaten in the Americas ove ...

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The real Marco Pierre White

Marco Pierre White, once dubbed the ‘enfant terrible’ of the restaurant world, has mellowed in recent years and, dare we say it, gone a bit… well, soft. Renowned chef Marco Pierre White was once wild haired, tempestuous and, if his autobiography The Devil in the Kitchen (£8.99, Orion) is anything to go by, frankly a bit of a bully. In the book, Marco describes the kitchen of his first restaurant, Harveys in ...

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