Archive for 2013

2013 Review of the Year

What a year it’s been for us here at! Eight In Search of Perfection recipes, dozens of experiments and lots of meals that were as fun as to make as they were infuriating. We managed to fit so much in this year we thought we’d take a look back and sum it all up in one post.

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How to Make Heston’s Turkey or Chicken and Ham Pie recipe with Christmas Leftovers

We can’t claim it’s worth the effort to make Heston Blumenthal’s Chicken (or Turkey) and Ham Pie recipe from scratch. But as a Christmas leftover dish it’s pretty hard to beat!

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How to Make Heston’s Perfect Brussels Sprouts recipe for Christmas

Cook sprouts to perfection with this simple but utterly delicious recipe from Heston Blumenthal. We think it really is the best Brussels Sprouts recipe you’ll ever try.

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How to Make Heston’s Hawksmoor-style Salted Butter Caramel Rolos Chocolate Petit Fours recipe

Salted. Butter. Caramel. Rolos. What more do we need to say? We use a Heston Blumenthal recipe to recreate the childhood (and Hawksmoor Air Street) classic.

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How to Make Heston Blumenthal Fat Duck style Hot and Iced Waitrose Mulled Cider or Mulled Wine recipe

Bring a little bit of Fat Duck style magic to your Christmas with this super cheap and fairly simple recipe for Hot and Iced Waitrose Mulled Cider or Mulled Wine. It’s dead simple to prepare ahead of time and we think it’s incredible fun! We’re really proud of this one.

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Heston’s Salt Beef Sub Roll & Prawn Cocktail Bloomer, prepackaged sandwiches for Waitrose product review

The Heston from Waitrose range plumbs seemingly new depths with their latest addition – readymade sandwiches! Would we fall for this trick and part with our money? Of course we would.

The Gallery of Regrettable Failures

Think we’re good cooks? Think again. Here’s a few of our favourite -and most embarassing kitchen cock-ups in pursuit of Heston Blumenthal’s recipes.