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Claire's Food Diary

Posted by Claire Wallace-Watson on Saturday, January 11, 2014, In : Cookery 
Most of you will know that I have six loves in life: food and wine, books, photography, walking, family and my labradors Jack and Henry. A lot of these can be combined so indulging them all is not too consuming and the plus side is that I don't have time to persue the pet hates of fashion and trudging around the Metro Centre and Eldon Square.

I discovered cooking at the age of five and put my first Sunday dinner on the table at six and studied at the Cordon Bleu Cookery School in London for my...
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Bread recipe

Posted by Anne Witton on Wednesday, July 25, 2012, In : Cookery 
We had a great time last night learning how to make foccacia bread. Here's the recipe so that you can have a go:

Vienna Bread

200g strong white flour
3g salt
1.25g milk powder
3g vit C powder (optional)
6g yeast
120g warm water (from tap, weighed)

(1) Mix all dry ingredients together
(2) Gradually add in all warm water
(3) Form into dough and knead for 15 - 20 mins. (You can't pver-knead by hand but can under-knead, which results in a heavy dough).
(4) Leave to rise until doubled in siz...
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Loch Fyne outing

Posted by Anne Witton on Thursday, October 6, 2011, In : Outings 
One of our summer activities was a visit to Loch Fyne restaurant in Gosforth. Whey Aye President, Allison Underwood, shares her thoughts here:

"I arranged a fish filleting session at a local fish restaurant on Gosforth High Street at the beginning of September when most members had returned from their well earned summer holidays. I chose this restaurant as Loch Fyne is a well renowned fish restaurant chain as well as being a local fresh fish supplier. It is also one of my favourite pla...

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