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Thai curry is the spice of life

The beauty of this recipe is that it can either be made as a curry in a hurry by using a shop bought curry paste or, should you wish, you can take the time to make the deep, rich Thai green curry paste, helping you create an “authentic” dish., writes Alasdair Nunn of Halifax-based caterers RachAls Kitchen. So go on try for yourself.

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How to create perfect brunch

How to create perfect brunch

I love what brunch stands for, writes Alasdair Nunn of RachAls Kitchen Ltd, the Halifax based caters.

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Win a family ticket to see Ben & Holly

Win a family ticket to see Ben & Holly

From the producers of the hugely successful Peppa Pig theatre tours, Fiery Light Productions, comes the welcome return visit of the live stage show, Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom.

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Don't become a victim of fraud on your holiday.

Warning as more holidaymakers fall victim to fraud

Holidaymakers are losing an average of £1200 to holiday fraud, according to Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.

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Everybody loves a muffin

Everybody loves a muffin

Now that Easter is a couple of weeks behind us and the memory of all those eggs is in the distant past I think it’s time to talk chocolate again, writes Alasdair Nunn of RachAls Kitchen Ltd, the Halifax catering company.

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Jamie Murphy has spent 100 hours recreating a 3D model of Manor Heath Mansion from old blueprints.

Mansion lost for decades is restored in 3D

This Image is the end result of an artist’s labour of love to resurrect one of Halifax’s most extravagant buildings, which had been lost since its demolition in 1958.

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Bread, jam and a cup of rosie...

Bread, jam and a cup of rosie...

Here’s a great recipe for a very homely rhubarb and raspberry jam courtesy of head chef Darren Parkinson and his team at the Shibden Mill Inn. For more recipes go to http://www.shibdenmillinn.com/recipe-of-the-month

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Free fun at the Orange Box

Free fun at the Orange Box

Singing karaoke, baking Easter treats, upcycling clothes and dancing and performing are just some of the holiday activities at Orange Box young people’s centre, Halifax, next week.

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Landrover Defender

Land Rover Defender is still a good investment.

IT is now over a year since the Land Rover Defender went out of production but forecasts then that the iconic vehicle would be a good investment have turned out to be correct and prices are holding up well and should continue to do so in the future.
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Calling dads to the kitchen

Calling dads to the kitchen

I would say that my time in the kitchen learning to bake was either with my mother or grandmother writes Alasdair Nunn of RachAls Kitchen Ltd, the Halifax based caterer.

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Modern children have tried olives and quinoa before turning five

Modern children have tried olives and quinoa before turning five

Millions of modern children have already had their first taste of olives, hummus and quinoa before the age of five, a study has found.

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This Easter the clocks go right back at Eureka!

This Easter the clocks go right back at Eureka!

While most people will be putting their clocks forward this Spring, Eureka! The National Children’s Museum will be celebrating the Easter holidays by turning theirs way back, for a bit of Medieval Mayhem between April 1 and 23.

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Superb curry is made in a hurry

Superb curry is made in a hurry

The history of the Balti is tricky to trace, says chef Alasdair Nunn of RachAls Kitchen Ltd, the Halifax based caterer.

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VIDEO: How to cook the perfect steak

VIDEO: How to cook the perfect steak

It’s National Butchers’ Week and you’ve got yourself a quality cut of meat from your local butcher - do it the justice it deserves by cooking your steak like a pro.

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Nando’s launch their hottest sauce ever

Nando’s launch their hottest sauce ever

Chicken chain Nando’s are to test the tastebuds of their local clientele, with their hottest sauce yet.

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Nigel Barden with Simon Mayo.

The voice of food and drink: Nigel Barden’s celebration of Yorkshire fare

Talking to Nigel Barden is like listening to a who’s who of the food and drink scene in Yorkshire. If he doesn’t know a food producer or restaurateur you get the feeling they aren’t worth knowing.

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Early spring snowdrops, crocus and winter aconites

Todmorden in Bloom: Spring blooms to lift winter glooms

Spring is on its way! Each new flower heralds its arrival as gardens comes to life again.

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Inspirational

Inspirational

It was one of the most horrific moments of the Falklands conflict when two Argentinian war planes attacked the RFA Sir Galahad.

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In every way a souper soup ..

In every way a souper soup ..

After showing readers the way to make a very tasty but very naughty syrup sponge recipe last column I felt it was only right to go with a healthy recipe this week, writes Alasdair Nunn of RachAls Kitchen Ltd the Halifax-based catering company.

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The art of the perfect Yorkshire pudding

With February 5 marking Yorkshire Pudding Day, Mark E. Johnson speaks to Pride and Pudding author Regula Ysewijn to find out the story behind this signature British dish.

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