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Gary Fenn
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A bit of a geek who loves food. I keep a blog about what I cook too.
A bit of a geek who loves food. I keep a blog about what I cook too.

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competition: win a sous vide gadget #competition #win #seriouslysousvide

This month on BigSpud it’s sous-vide month! I’m going to be looking at all things water bath and sharing recipes, ideas and inspiration. To celebrate, I’ve teamed up with Grant Creative Cuisine to giveaway this amazing gadget, an Uno Sous Vide Controller…

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It is said that good food brings good mood and with the coming of online shopping and e-commerce websites the trend of food shopping has grown. E-commerce websites which are mainly dedicated to the food are appealing because they provide a hassle free…

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Here’s a guide to buying olive oil from Jamie’s Italian. Do you spend a long time thinking about what olive oil to buy? Is it what’s on offer? Or do you find the flavour too strong? Personally I always keep two types of olive oil in the cupboard: one…

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New blog post: what's cooking?

Time for a quick pre-Christmas round-up of all the things I’ve been up to lately, products I’ve been lucky enough to try and things I’ve cooked… Pud in a mug You know how you can make a quick mug sponge in the microwave? Well these is exactly that… in a…

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New #recipe: pan-roasted Fjord Trout with lentils, crispy bacon and chervil

Something a little different here today: I’m lucky enough to get invites to all sorts of great events. But now, stuff is getting passed down the family. Spud Jr. is now a catering student in London and in some respects, can value these experiences more…

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restaurant review: pizza express, southend-on-sea #Essex

Pizza Express Southend has had a makeover. See what’s new in my review. When I was a lad going to Southend was a treat. A short hop on the train from Benfleet as a teenager meant the cinema, cool shops and places to hang out. It was the first place I saw…

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Sometimes all you want is stodge. Stodge with sticky sweet tender meat. Slow cooker BBQ beef is a great crowd-pleaser, and you barely need to do anything bar dumping into your slow cooker. This slow cooker BBQ beef recipe is sweet, sticky and tangy: just…

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Here’s a quick round-up of things I’ve been up to in and out of the kitchen lately… Gennaro Contaldo and Bertolli butter Just a few days after chatting with Antonio Carluccio, this hungry Essex boy met up with the other greedy Italian Gennaro Contaldo. At…

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Brighten up lunch with @lekue

Sandwiches for lunch every day drives me mad. Coming up with interesting things to eat for a work day lunch can be taxing, especially if all you have is a microwave and a kettle. True torture for someone into food is having to make a dull ham sandwich.…
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