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What do you think? What do you think? Do you love Brussels Sprouts, or think they are the ‘devils food’ and taste like hard-boiled farts? If it’s the former then you’ll find 10 surprising recipes here on SimonStapleton.com. For what it’s worth, my two favorites are Brussels Sprout and Prosciutto Pizza and Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Apples and Walnuts. Nothing like my old grandmother used to make at Christmas-time. She would ‘put the veg on’ at the Read More
What do you think? What do you think? Take a break from the processed and unhealthy foods. Try these healthy foods that not only taste great but also will make your heart healthier! Cholesterol is painted as the big bad heart-killing compound, but the truth is more complex than that. The body requires cholesterol to carry out important functions. There are two types- the LDL lipoproteins are the ‘bad’ cholesterol that builds up and clogs Read More
What do you think? What do you think? For your entire life you have been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s a way to jumpstart your metabolism, giving your body the fuel it needs to get up and get going. If this is so, why are most ‘traditional’ breakfasts so unhealthy? Here is some food for thought – no pun intended, of course! Fat, Fat and More Fat This Read More

Healthy Eating Using Air Fryers

Posted by Simon the Chef on April 5, 2018
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Category: Blog
What do you think? What do you think? Healthy eating! One of the hardest aspects of life to keep up! We are told time and time again to make sure we maintain a healthy diet and to get enough nutrients and vitamins to enable us to keep up with our busy lives. But if you’ve ever tried to stick solely to a healthy diet, you’ll know the struggles and tribulations that will occur! But, out Read More

Why Students should eat Healthy

Posted by Simon the Chef on March 27, 2018
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Category: Blog
What do you think? What do you think? The 2004 documentary Super Size Me gained almost instant cult-like following when director and lead character, Morgan Spurlock decided to try out food from the fast food industry, by eating a certain amount of fast food each day. Did you catch it? Selecting McDonalds, as the largest fast food restaurant, Spurlock began the process of eating three McDonald square meals each day, for 30 days. During this Read More
What do you think? What do you think? I am known amongst my friends as a food-innovator. Last weekend, I made them Mushroom and Single Malt (Whisky) Soup, and they loved it. Now you might be thinking this is an odd combination, and you are mostly right. But try it, and you will be converted. How it came about By accident – I assure you. Friends were coming over to dinner for a birthday celebration Read More

Hot news! How to pep up Scrambled Eggs

Posted by Simon the Chef on November 3, 2017
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Category: Blog, Breakfast
What do you think? What do you think? Scrambled eggs with toast is a timeless classic breakfast dish. I give mine a zing that most people don’t forget when they try it. Don’t get me wrong – scrambled eggs with toast is delicious without any bells and whistles. It’s almost perfect. Add some salt, and a bit of pepper (white pepper for me!) and we have a triumphant breakfast. But it can be made far, Read More
What do you think? What do you think? Use your favorite fruit in this delicious dessert that takes just a few minutes to make, and it’s really easy too. A dessert that is as quick and easy to make like this shouldn’t taste so good. First, a little history on the ‘fool’. A fool, or foole, is in fact a very old dessert. It’s origins can be traced back to the 15th century. The word fool Read More
What do you think? What do you think? This is a clever trick to impress your friends. Anybody can make butter, from scratch, using only three pieces of equipment (that most of us have in our kitchens) and fresh cream. You won’t believe how simple this is. Your friends will be amazed! Perhaps it’s a result of our modern world – most of us no longer know how to make this commodity. Our great-grandparents may Read More

Welcome to the New Look Easy2Cook.TV

Posted by Simon the Chef on October 30, 2017
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What do you think? What do you think? Easy2Cook.TV has been re-launched, and re-born. Under new ownership, new writers, reviewers and curators have joined our team to bring you the best recipes and cooking tips on the web. This is a community website. Which means that it is created for you, your family and your table. We want you to rate the recipes and share them with your friends. Is there a recipe you cannot Read More