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Pancake Day !

Today is Shrove Tuesday so as they say across the pond... Happy Pancake Day ! The day preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent) in Great Britain is traditionally known for making pancakes. English pancakes have three key ingredients:…

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Cooking for the Queen

The Duchess of Cornwall has launched a 'Cook for The Queen' competition to celebrate Her Majesty's  Diamond Jubilee British Food Fortnight is inviting all schools in the UK to create a special menu featuring recipes that showcase the best of…

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Happy Birthday Kate ! Chocolate Cake ?

Happy Birthday Kate !  The Duchess of Cambridge turns 30 today, but the newly wed royal couple have no plans for a big birthday bash at Buckingham Palace. What may be on the royal menu however is "the" chocolate birthday…

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Video of me cooking on HMY Britannia

 Recently I was invited by the BBC TV show Hairy Bikers to cook on board The Royal Yacht Britannia again as part of a series they were taping on "Best of British" food and how food from years ago influenced…

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Back on the Queen’s Yacht after 20 years

The last time I cooked on the Royal Yacht Britannia was in 1992. It was just a short paddle across the English Channel for Her Majesty the Queen to pay a State Visit to President Mitterand of France and at…

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Cooking with the Hairy Bikers on BBC 2

A shout out to my friends in the UK. November 14th is the new series of Hairy Bikers (Best of British) on BBC2.  For those that haven't seen the show it's like a remake of "Two Fat Ladies"... only this…

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Check out my interview with KnoxNews.com

Just done an interview with KnoxNews.com ahead of my trip this weekend to Tennessee. It  is going to be an action packed weekend teaching kids to cook, doing cooking demonstrations and samplings and hosting a five course gourmet dinner party.…

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Sneak Peak into the Buckingham Palace Kitchens

Australian TV chef Bill Granger gets an exclusive tour of the royal kitchens at Buckingham Palace ahead of a reception to mark The Queen's forthcoming visit to Australia. Granger teaches the Queen's pastry chefs the authentic way to make traditional…

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