88
Mark Knowles profile image

Mark Knowles

Joined 7 years ago from Europe. Last activity 7 weeks ago.

180

4,095

103

Check out my awesome recipes. :)

My Content: Hubs, Answers, and Forums

Show: All
  • All
  • Autos (3)
  • Education and Science (2)
  • Entertainment and Media (1)
  • Food and Cooking (1)
  • Gender and Relationships (1)
  • Health (1)
  • Home (1)
  • HubPages Tutorials and Community (121)
  • Pets and Animals (2)
  • Politics and Social Issues (5)
  • Religion and Philosophy (48)
  • All
  • Autos (14)
  • Business and Employment (2)
  • Fashion and Beauty (1)
  • Food and Cooking (64)
  • Games, Toys, and Hobbies (2)
  • Gender and Relationships (1)
  • Health (4)
  • Home (3)
  • HubPages Tutorials and Community (1)
  • Personal Finance (7)
  • Religion and Philosophy (1)
  • Sports and Recreation (3)
  • Technology (16)
  • Travel and Places (4)
  • 4

    Video How to Light a Barbeque Using a Charcoal Chimney Starter

    2 years ago

    A short, high quality video showing how easy it is to light a barbeque or bbq with a charcoal chimney or charcoal starter.

  • 52

    Help! Google's Search Engine is Broken !!

    3 years ago

    Good grief!. There has been an awful lot of hoo ha over the recent google "farmer's" algorithm changes at google's search engine. Google's stated intention is to weed out "poor results" from search...

  • 165

    The Best Easy Way to Make Money Online is to Open a Hubpages Account

    12 months ago

    Hubpages gets a sign Hubpages blogEDIT! - It is only fair to point out that this site has suffered somewhat in the recent Google algorithm changes and the information here - although true at the time of publication -...

  • 22

    How to Make Homemade Brown Gravy from Scratch

    2 years ago

    This is the traditional English way of making gravy, and you are going to be surprised at how eco-friendly this recipe is. The old adage "waste not, want not," definitely comes into play because we are not...

  • 24

    Nicoise Salad Recipe

    2 years ago

    With summer here, and an abundance of summer vegetables, plus the fact that I live just a few miles from Nice in France, it is time to get out the summer salad recipes, and the Nicoise salad is one of my favourites....

  • 11

    Homemade Hamburgers :: Easy Gourmet Burger Recipe

    3 years ago

    Making your own hamburgers at home is not exactly rocket science, but a lot of people fail to appreciate the difference between buying a frozen hamburger patty and getting your own hamburger meat ground - either by...

  • 8

    Top 5 Best Rated iPhone Bluetooth Headsets 2-4 G

    4 years ago

    Woo hoo! The IPhone 4G is out! Slimmer, lighter, better quality and a sales pitch even the most ardent Apple-haters will have trouble vomiting to. But in dire need of a bluetooth headset After numerous people took...

  • 16

    Duck Recipes :: Duck Legs Braised With Apples

    3 years ago

    After years of frustration at being unable to cook a crispy duck to my satisfaction, I recently worked out how to cook duck breast and have been experimenting using a similar technique with other duck parts, in this...

  • 5

    Start A Business Doing Data Entry Work From Home

    3 years ago

    If you have been looking for ways to make some extra income while working at home, and have adequate typing and grammar skills, you may want to consider starting a home based business doing data entry work. Starting...

  • 3

    Flat Panel TV Wall Mount and Vertical Bracket For Flat Screen

    3 years ago

    Installing a flat panel wall mount in your home has numerous advantages. From being able to keep your home up to date and stylish, to clearing up the clutter and keeping your children safe, the advantages are fairly...

  • 3

    Pay As You Go Prepaid Cell Phones For Kids Compared

    3 years ago

    Pay as you go cell phones have taken the markets by storm over the last few years, but are they really a good deal? Depending on your intended usage, a prepaid cell phone may be the perfect solution. Go over the...

  • 2

    How To Install A Flat Panel Wall Mount For a Plasma TV Screen

    3 years ago

    Purchasing a new large diameter flat screen television can be an exciting time for any home owner but, unfortunately, when you get it home you quickly realize that you do not have a spot to put it. Many consumers face...

  • 4

    Relocatable Homes

    3 years ago

    If you have been on the market for relocatable homes lately, you’ve probably figured out that the prices are incredibly cheap. There are quite a few reasons, but it really doesn’t matter why they’re...

  • 8

    Fender Guitars - Used Telecaster and Stratocaster For Sale

    3 years ago

    Synonymous with Rock and Roll, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, has become one of the world’s leading guitar manufacturers. Known worldwide for the manufacture of the Telecaster, Precision Bass, and Jazz...

  • 6

    Tanglewood Guitars

    3 years ago

    The Tanglewood Guitar Company began in England in 1991 and has become one of the most well known brands of guitar sold in Ireland, United Kingdom and just recently in the Americas. Instruments manufactured by...

  • 3

    Buying A Used Fender Stratocaster Online - Where To Buy A Strat

    3 years ago

    Buying a Fender Strat Online Buying a used Fender Stratocaster online is a great way to not only save yourself some money, but also get a higher quality model than you may have been able to afford otherwise. Before...

  • 31

    Making Money Online With Product Reviews - How To Make Money Reviewing Products

    3 years ago

    If there are products that you currently use, that you know other consumers would like to purchase as well, you can make some extra money from your blog or here on hubpages by promoting them in different ways. Writing...

  • 165

    Best Way To Lose Weight After Quitting Smoking

    3 years ago

    Not only is what I am going to share here the best way to lose weight – it is - in fact – the only way to lose weight. Yes – you heard me correctly – there is only one way to lose weight and that...

  • 44

    How To Clean And Season A Dirty Cast Iron Skillet

    4 years ago

    Warning – Viewer discretion is advised. Some of the images in this article may be shocking to some viewers. If a dirty kitchen implement is offensive to you – please do not read any further.If – on...

  • 26

    Best Indian Recipes - Chicken Curry Selection

    18 months ago

    Indian food is one of the most diverse cuisines in the world, and this is a selection of some of teh best recipes.

  • 9

    Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe Using Curry Paste

    3 years ago

    Indian food has to be hands down my favourite ethnic cuisine, and I seem to be craving Indian curries a lot this winter. It may be that living in France I am rebelling against the tasty but almost-always spice-free...

  • 5

    How to Go About Adjusting Or Removal Of A Shimano Bottom Bracket

    3 years ago

    When it comes to adjusting bottom brackets, it always frustrates me that a special tool is needed. These special tools are invariably of no use on any other job and sit in the bottom of the tool box until the next time...

  • 30

    Beef Curry Recipe

    4 years ago

    This is a really easy Indian beef curry recipe. I differentiate between an Indian beef curry and a Thai or Japanese beef curry by using different spices. Plus, the indian recipes tend not to use coconut milk, at least...

  • 10

    Motorcycle Helmets Custom Painted

    4 years ago

    Custom painting a motorcycle helmet is an art form unlike any other. The challenges of creating a piece of artwork to a customer's specifications on an odd-shaped piece of plastic designed primarily to be damaged to...

  • 10

    Shimano Mountain Bike Pedals

    4 years ago

    Well, the first casualty in Mark's losing weight after quitting smoking battle happened to be a mountain bike pedal. In this case, the cage surrounding one of my Shimano PD-M424 mountain bike pedals. I recently...

  • 26

    Slow Cooked Duck Breast Recipe

    15 months ago

    Cooking duck "properly," is harder than most people think. Try this easy to follow approach and be impressed with yourself.

  • 113

    Backlinks for Dummies

    2 years ago

    Backlinks for Dummies Blogging tools If you are serious about making money blogging, there are a number of tools that are indispensable, a few tools that are nice to have in the box and about 27 million tools that are...

  • 5

    Shimano Deore xt Groupset Review

    4 years ago

    The groupset that came with my Merida matts mountain bike is the Shimano deore XT groupset. It took some getting used to as the last time I owned a mountain bike it had twist grip shifters, and this group has 2-way...

  • 12

    Easy Curry Recipes

    3 years ago

    This is a selection of incredibly simple and easy curry recipes. They all take less than an hour including cooking time and some of them can be made in even less time. There are no hard and fast rules for making a...

  • 9

    Espresso Coffee Machine

    3 years ago

    Espresso is different to other types of coffee. It is the basis for several other ways of making coffee, such as a cappuccino, but is radically different from filter coffee for example. Not only is the basic process...

  • 90

    Increase Your Pagerank with Automatic Backlink Software - Don't kid yourself

    17 months ago

    I am a big fan of learning by personal experience, and as making money online is a constant learning experience I decided to try a piece of automatic backlink software recently. I was a little wary because I had heard...

  • 35

    The Best Espresso Machines are Italian

    2 years ago

    I cannot face the day without first having a cup of coffee in the morning, and it needs to be decent coffee made with an espresso machine, not some instant crap sold using a catchy jingle. In fact, my wife refuses to...

  • 38

    Lesbian Dating Sites

    3 years ago

    The best lesbian dating sites. Where to find the most popular lesbian dating sites on the internet - or are they a scam?

  • 8

    Best Massage Tables

    3 years ago

    A professional massage therapist needs very little equipment, but a massage table is pretty vital unless you are also an expert at levitation or will be working on the floor (as some therapies require – the floor...

  • 14

    Mercedes 190E 2.5 16v

    3 years ago

    Having owned several of these over the years, the Mercedes 190 2.5-16v and 2.3-16v are cars I can heartily recommend. They are fast, reliable, and handle extremely well (especially if they still have the original...

  • 8

    The Best Men’s sandals

    3 years ago

    I am hard on clothing, particularly footwear. Usually, I am lucky to get two months out of a pair of sandals. I have tried all sorts, from basic flip flops to the latest indestructofibre, guaranteed-to-last-a-lifetime...

  • 1270

    Creationism vs Evolution? The Creation vs Evolution Debate

    15 months ago

    God apparently took 4.5 billion years to create Adam. Not sure what his problem was - If I was all powerful, I could have done it in a day....

  • 2

    Honda RC45

    5 years ago

    I dropped in to see one of my pals the other day – he paints yachts on the French Riviera, and discovered that he also custom paints motorcycles. Little did I know, but he had one of the most desirable bikes on...

  • 8

    Best cards for playing poker

    4 years ago

    There are dozens of makers of poker cards, and you can of course use “normal,” cards for playing poker, but there is one set of cards that stands out head and shoulders above the rest. Kem cards. The makers...

  • 8

    Best Poker Chips

    4 years ago

    Although it makes absolutely no difference to the way the game is played, if you have decided to run your own poker games, the minimal investment on a decent set of poker chips is absolutely worth the money. I mean...

  • 4

    100% Home Equity Loan

    5 years ago

    A 100% home equity loan is a loan against the value of your house. Or rather against the the total value of equity you own in your house. During the recent credit boom, these loans were freely available to almost...

  • 27

    Tea Tree Oil – The best Natural Antiseptic

    5 years ago

    As a massage therapist, I have used tea tree oil to treat numerous ailments, from Athlete’s foot to outbreaks of Herpes and infected cuts. Tea tree oil is made from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia trees...

  • 95

    My wife’s last box of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese

    5 years ago

    I am English and my wife is American, and one of the things it took me some time to get used to was the fact that she would eat Kraft Macaroni & Cheese in a box. Not sitting in a box – but the powdered stuff...

  • 46

    Five Best Digital Single Lens Reflex Cameras SLR

    4 years ago

    If you have read my other camera hubs, you will know I am a big Nikon fan. But, even I have to admit that there are other great Digital SLRs on the market. The Nikon D3 is top of my list as the best digital camera, but...

  • 149

    Five Best iPhone Bluetooth headsets

    4 years ago

    If you don’t mind looking like a pretentious wanker and annoying the life out of everyone in earshot, a Bluetooth headset is a must-have accessory for your Apple iPhone.

  • 26

    Apple iPod Hi-Fi Speaker Systems that won’t break the bank

    5 years ago

    To take full advantage of the iPod’s capabilities, a speaker system is a useful accessory. There are a selection of speaker systems that will work well with the Apple iPod, but all speaker systems are not made...

  • 17

    Apple Mac MacBook Air Life Span and Battery Expectancy

    4 years ago

    Steve Jobs once again managed to wow the world with the latest laptop release from Apple. The MacBook Air. Thinner, lighter and following Sony’s lead, one of the first mainstream computers to offer a solid state...

  • 45

    Five Best iPhone Earphones and Headphones

    4 years ago

    One of the features of the stunning Apple iPhone is the ability to listen to music. One of the most annoying features of the iPhone is the ability to listen to some one else’s music, whether you want to or not. ...

  • 39

    kodak printer review

    6 years ago

    When you think of photography, you have to think of Kodak. Kodak have been making and selling photographic consumables since the idea was invented. As an ex-professional photographer and photographic processing business...

  • 153

    Five Best Laptop Computers Ever

    20 months ago

    Choosing which laptop computer to buy can be a confusing experience. Read this article for some tips and advice to get the best value for money laptop.

  • 67

    Where and How to Find Bank Owned Property and HUD Foreclosures

    17 months ago

    Where to find foreclosures. A comprehensive list of banks that sell foreclosures and foreclosure listing sites

  • 62

    Five Best iPhone Cases and Covers

    4 years ago

    Nobody could argue anything other than the Apple iPhone was the best new cell phone released in 2007. Incredible design, off-the-wall looks, marketing and usability. The iPhone re-wrote the book on mobile phones and...

  • 730

    How I got my hub to be on Google's first page

    6 years ago

    Before I start, I will say this – I am not selling anything. There will not be an offer to buy my ebook at the end of the hub so you can learn my “secrets of success,” for a fee. Nor will I be selling...

  • 44

    How to Buy a Property in Pre-foreclosure

    2 years ago

    For a property investor, the benefit of buying a pre-foreclosure home is the opportunity to pay less than the property may be worth by offering a short sale to the current owner and therefore the chance to avoid...

  • 108

    Most Expensive Motorbikes in the World

    6 years ago

    There are many different types of motorcycles – fast ones, big ones, good cruisers, motor crossers, all sorts. But this is about a different kind of bike – Insanely expensive, ridiculously trick,...

  • 17

    2008 Street Bikes Motorcycle Guide

    17 months ago

    Street bikes? Take the fairing off, add a loud exhaust and tune for wheelies. Simple!

  • 17

    Suzuki GSXR-600 2008 Specs

    3 years ago

    Suzuki took a beating in last year’s AMA and WSBK Supersport championships. The best they managed in the World championship was a lowly 8th place. They are determined to fix that this year with an all-new GSX-R...

  • 7

    Ducati 848 Superbike 2008

    3 years ago

    The 2008 Ducati 848 is 30% more powerful than it’s predecessor, producing 134 hp. It is also a stunning 44 lbs lighter. These two factors combine to give a power to weight ratio which is even better than the 999. ...

  • 6

    Yamaha YZF-R6 2008 Colors

    3 years ago

    Yamaha want to win at Supersport racing, and they want it badly. So badly, in fact that they have created a completely new YZF-R6 for 2008. And when they say completely new, they don’t just mean a fresh paintjob...

  • 14

    Suzuki GSXR-1000 2008

    3 years ago

    From the moment it was launched, the Suzuki GSXR-1000 (1100 originally) was the bad boy's on-the-road race replica. Handling on the originals was “dubious,” to say the least and a quick look around any bike...

  • 4

    Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R 2008

    3 years ago

    You have to love Kawasaki’s rationale for improving their already blisteringly-quick 2008 ZX-10R: Give the new components to Kawasaki’s Japanese Superbike rider Akira Yanagawa, have him thrash them to...

  • 10

    Yamaha YZF-R1 2008

    17 months ago

    The 2008 Yamaha YZF-R1 is unashamedly based on MotoGP technology. The YCC-T fly-by-wire throttle system along with the World’s first electronic variable-length intake funnel system and slipper-type back...

  • 76

    2008 Motorcycle Guide - Best Bikes of 2008

    2 years ago

    A comprehensive guide and resource for 2008 motorcycles. links to all the new models, reviews and comparisons.Brand new models from all the major manufacturers, updates on existing models and the introduction of some...

  • 24

    2008 Sport Bikes Motorcycle Guide

    3 years ago

    Yamaha, Ducati, Honda, Suzuki and Kawasaki vie furiously for supremacy in motorcycle sporting events round the world. World Superbike, MotoGP, national championships, The Isle of Man TT, the list goes one. The end...

  • 7

    Honda CBR600RR - 2008

    3 years ago

    Close your eyes just a fraction, squint a little, take a good look at the 2008 Honda CBR600RR and you could be forgiven for thinking you were looking at Nicky Hayden’s MotoGP bike. Even wearing some decent...

  • 86

    Forex Trading Guide - FX Trading for Dummies

    16 months ago

    Forex trading or the foreign exchange trading market (also commonly known as FX or simply, “currency”) involves trading one currency for another. Forex is by far and away the largest financial market in the...

  • 145

    Top Ten Best American Recipes and Food

    17 months ago

    You think American food is garbage and junk food? Think again.

  • 5

    Pizza with Salami and Mushrooms recipe (Pizza Capricciosa)

    6 years ago

    I love making my own pizzas, and with a little time and effort, you can easily make your own at home. The investment is well worth the effort, because a home made pizza is much, much better than a delivery pizza. Just...

  • 3

    Authentic Indian Baked Spiced Chicken

    5 years ago

    Authentic Indian cuisine is not hard to make; this recipe calls for crushed whole spices, smells and tastes spectacular and is as close to genuine Indian cooking as you can find. The only thing missing is a clay oven,...

  • 26

    Ultimate American Chocolate and Coffee Brownie recipe

    4 years ago

    If you are not content with a double shot of espresso to kick start the day, here’s a great recipe to perk up those slow-to-start people among us (myself included). Although, as the saying for beer goes,...

  • 15

    Home Made Chili Con Carne Recipe With Fresh Tomatoes

    3 years ago

    Making your own home made chili is a breeze. Chile con carne means chilli with meat. It’s a simple and easy as cooking gets. Everything gets thrown in a pot and left to cook for a while. This home made chili...

  • 29

    Buffalo Wings Recipe - The Best Homemade Chicken Wings Ever

    17 months ago

    Make your own Buffalo chicken wings at home and surprise the whole family while saving money.

  • 104

    How to Make the Best Home Made Hamburgers. Period

    15 months ago

    Simple homemade hambuger recipe with some "gourmet," serving suggestions.

  • 7

    Awesome Homemade Apple Pie Recipe

    3 years ago

    Who doesn’t love Apple pie? It’s an American classic, up there with BBQ spare ribs and hamburgers. It may have started life as a European import, but nothing says “America” like a home baked...

  • 1

    Frying a Pan Fried Pizza

    4 years ago

    Looking for a fast, easy way to make Pizza? This is the answer. No messing around making bread dough, and you can have this prepared, cooked and on the table before the kid on the end of the phone at Domino’s has...

  • 4

    Beef Burgundy or Boeuf Bourguignon Recipe

    4 years ago

    Boeuf Bourguignonne is a classic French recipe, that is rightly famous. The rich combination of flavors; bacon, mushrooms, beef and red wine combine to make a truly special dish that tastes spectacular. Despite the...

  • 7

    Italian Sausages Braised in Red Wine

    4 years ago

    Italian sausage is a bit of a misnomer, because you cannot buy “Italian” sausages in Italy, but this is an extremely tasty way of serving them. There are hundreds of sausages to be found in Italy, but I hate...

  • 2

    Best English Pot Roast Recipe

    4 years ago

    This is an English Style recipe, and by English style, I don’t mean over cooked and bland, I mean cooked the English way, which includes a lot of root vegetables that absorb the meat flavors. This is a very...

  • 1

    Smoked Fish pate recipe

    6 years ago

    Although I have put a list of smoked fish in the ingredients section, you can pretty much use any combination of smoked fish either to suit your own personal taste or to use whatever’s in the fridge. The...

  • 26

    Absinthe - The New Tequila ?

    3 years ago

    Absinthe is making a come back, both in Paris and other European cities. The French ban on absinthe is still actually in force, but new regulations bringing French law in line with EU laws have once again allowed the...

  • 4

    Pork Pate Recipe

    5 years ago

    This pate makes a nice change from typical liver pates. It is very simple to make your own pate, and this recipe produces a really tasty coarse pate that goes very well with a hot crusty French bread. The preparation...

  • 10

    Homemade Chicken liver Pate

    4 years ago

    Forget buying expensive ready-made pate, this is so easy, you will wonder why you never made your own pate before. This recipe makes a very smooth, very subtle tasting pate, that’s very easy on the eyes as well....

  • 11

    Traditional Roast Turkey with Pork, Sage and Onion Stuffing Recipe

    4 years ago

    Roasting a turkey is very simple and this is a traditional, old fashioned roast turkey recipe, that makes the juciest tastiest roasted turkey possible.

  • 5

    Cold Chicken Pot Pie Recipes

    4 years ago

    This pot pie is so rich, you will have your guests groveling for the recipe. This particular pie can be served hot, but for some reason works much better as leftovers, although it’s not really leftover as we are...

  • 6

    Roast Duck with Morello Cherry Sauce

    6 years ago

    Roasting a duck is no harder than roasting any other bird. In fact, it is easier because one thing a duck does not need is any added fat. Duck is a naturally fatty food, but most of it will come out during cooking,...

  • 1

    Cock au Vin Recipe

    4 years ago

    Coq au vin means literally, “Cock in wine,” but nowadays it has become less traditional to use an actual cock because it’s far easier to find a chicken than a cock. This is another really easy recipe...

  • 0

    Easy Irish Stew with Dumplings Recipe

    4 years ago

    I am not so sure about this being a genuine Irish recipe, but that’s the name, so I’ll stick with it. This is a very tasty, easy recipe, because basically you just throw everything into a casserole dish and...

  • 9

    Home Made Pizza with Mozzarella, Olives and Anchovies - Pizza Romana Recipe

    3 years ago

    Sure, you can buy a ready made Pizza, and have it delivered - they are cheap and easy and…….well, they are cheap and easy. If you have ever eaten a home made Pizza, you know what I’m talking about. I...

  • 4

    French Potatoes Boulangere Potato Recipe

    3 years ago

    I love potatoes, the French love potatoes, everyone loves potatoes. One of my missions in life is to collect every single potato recipe ever written, try them and write my own variation. I know, it’s a big job,...

  • 4

    Normandy Pork with Cream and Apples recipe

    7 years ago

    This is a wonderfully rich dish I like to serve in the Autumn. It’s not quite a winter dish, nor a summer one, so Autumn feels right. Autumn is a sadly neglected time of year for recipes. There are loads of...

  • 14

    Boat Drinks and Recipes

    3 years ago

    “Gentlemen, we have boat drinks.” The classic toast at the end of the film “Things to do in Denver when you’re dead.” Of course all the characters are dead, but finally they are realizing...

  • 16

    Best Roasted Potato Recipe - How to Get the Best from Roasting Potatoes

    3 years ago

    Potatoes are an important source of vitamin C, higher in protein than most other vegetables and, cooked with their skins, also a good source of fiber.My absolute favorite way to cook them is to roast them in the oven,...

  • 6

    Home made Pizza Napoletana Recipe - How to Make the Best Neopolitan Pizza

    4 years ago

    Home made Pizza Napoletana beats a delivery Pizza any day of the week. It’s more work but definitely worth the effort. Most delivery Pizza companies, despite their advertising campaigns, put a load of garbage on...

  • 4

    Sauteed Potatoes Lyonnaise

    5 years ago

    I love potatoes, it’s no secret. Sautéed potatoes are nice and simple to do. This recipe calls for onions, but if you prefer them plain, just leave out the onion. This is a really easy recipe, but to get...

  • 8

    Baked Trout with Lemon and Herbs

    6 years ago

    Trout are wonderful, flavorful fish and this is a very low fat recipe, if you don’t serve the Trout with a big dollop of herb butter, as I am wont to do. This is a really simple recipe, with very little...

  • 5

    Mild Chicken Curry Recipe

    4 years ago

    Indian food does not have to be difficult to cook. Whilst this is not a traditional Indian meal, the basic ingredients, ginger, turmeric and curry powder lend an authentic taste to the dish. This is definitely one o...

  • 25

    How to Make Easy Beef Wellington

    4 years ago

    If you feel the need for an impressive, albeit expensive meal, perhaps to impress someone, or just plain indulge yourself for once, Beef Wellington has to be top of my list. The English like to claim this recipe as...

  • 42

    Fish and Chips

    3 years ago

    How To Make Genuine English Beer Battered Fish 'n' Chips This is one of the few genuinely English recipes that is recognized world wide. Everyone knows that Fish ‘n’ Chips come from England, and I...

  • 28

    How To Make Perfect English Chips

    4 years ago

    That’s a French fry to my American readers. Or “freedom fry,” if you’re feeling all political. Unlike most American fries, there is only ONE ingredient in an English chip – Potato....

  • 8

    Eggs Leeks and Potatoes au Gratin - French Potato Recipe

    4 years ago

    This is one of my all time favorite recipes, and an excellent winter warmer. It is a very simple, easy to do recipe and a great, inexpensive meal. All in all, this recipe will take about half an hour, perhaps a little...

  • 34

    Authentic Spaghetti Carbonara Pasta Recipe

    3 years ago

    Living close to Italy, I have plenty of opportunities to wander over the border and sample genuine Italian cooking. In fact, I’ve been know to pop over to Italy just for a pizza for lunch. Another of my all-time...

  • 7

    Meat and Macaroni Pie Recipe

    5 years ago

    This is sure to become your family's favorite, and is almost as easy as macaroni cheese to make. It looks good, smells good while cooking, but most of all, tastes great. It is very similar to the Greek dish,...

  • 13

    Easy Traditional Lasagna Recipe

    3 years ago

    As far as I am concerned, this is the ultimate pasta dish. This recipe is for a traditional lasagna with Bolognese and béchamel or white sauce. There are hundreds of other ways of making Lasagna, but this is the...

  • 27

    Simple and Easy Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe

    18 months ago

    Great recipe for authentic Italian Spaghetti bolognese.

  • 8

    How To Make Vegetable Samosas - Easy Recipe

    4 years ago

    I love Indian food, and genuine Indian Vegetable Samosas are one of my favorites. Easy to make, healthy and low fat. I know, that’s unusual for me, but I like all foods and if it happens to be low fat then so much...

  • 10

    How to Make Onion Bhajis

    4 years ago

    Cooking Indian food is a joy to do - it is my most favorite ethnic food with complex flavors, varies incredibly, and most importantly, with a little attention to detail, is easy to do. Often it is vegetarian and this...

  • 36

    Best Naturist and Nude Beaches in the South of France

    16 months ago

    Best Naturist beaches in the south of France There you are, minding your own business and all of a sudden, wham! You are surrounded by naked people. Sound like a dream come true? Or your worst nightmare when your...

  • 21

    How To Make The Best Ceasar Salad - Caesar Salad Recipe

    16 months ago

    The original Caesar salad recipe. Don't accept any substitutes!

  • 46

    The Best BBQ Baby Back Ribs Recipe on the Planet

    3 years ago

    I can’t really take complete credit for this barbecue baby back ribs recipe, because it comes out from a combination of several other barbecue ribs recipes. It is based on Alton Brown’s recipe which also...

  • 6

    Types of Appetizers and Hors D'Oeuvres to Serve With Cocktails

    4 years ago

    There are many different types of hors d’oeuvres: canapés, crudités with or without dips, some extremely sophisticated and elegant, some less so. Pastries cut into funny shapes, fishcakes, you name...

  • 11

    How to make Crepes or French Pancakes

    20 months ago

    Crepes are no harder than American pancakes to make. They tend to be lighter than American pancakes, and are usually served as a meal on their own.

  • 11

    Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Salad Recipe

    17 months ago

    This is one of the easiest and tastiest salad recipes ever! Great summer salad.

  • 5

    Playgrounds of the rich and famous - The French Riviera

    4 years ago

    Nothing says you’ve made it like a villa in the south of France. Just say the names out loud, Cannes, Nice, Saint Tropez, Cap D’Antibes, and your mind conjures up images of the rich at play on the endless...

  • 11

    A Big List of Essential Cooking Utensils Tools and Kitchen Equipment

    3 years ago

    Essential cooking tools. There are dozens, if not hundreds, or possibly even thousands of gadgets for sale to use in the kitchen. My personal opinion is that most of them are going to spend much of...

  • 17

    The French Riviera - Best beaches

    16 months ago

    The French Riviera – Best beaches One thing to know about the beaches on the French Riviera is that there are several types of beaches on the south coast. Public beaches. Antibes. There are hundreds...

  • 44

    How to Make American Style Pancakes

    4 years ago

    Cooking made easy – American style pancakes Pancakes. Every one loves pancakes and most people buy a ready-made mix. Why not try making your own? They taste far better and are really easy to make. And, you know...

  • 6

    How to Make Easy Potato Pancakes

    3 years ago

    Potato pancakes are very simple to make. They are great for breakfast or any other meal. With this particular recipe, I have added onions, but you can leave them out if you’re not partial to onions. The onion...

  • 8

    How to Make Fish Cakes

    3 years ago

    This particular fishcake recipe is one of my favorites. It is one of the cheapest, easiest meals to prepare and cook. It takes minutes to prepare and less than 20 minutes to cook. Good, wholesome food high in protein...

  • 14

    How to make bread crumbs

    3 years ago

    Cooking made easy – How to make your own breadcrumbs. Why on earth would I want to make my own breadcrumbs I hear you ask. Good question. There are several reasons. You know exactly what is in them ...

  • 27

    The Best Authentic Macaroni and Cheese Recipe - Gourmet Mac n Cheese

    3 years ago

    Macaroni and cheese comes from the Italian Maccheroni Cacio e Burro, which means "Macaroni and Cheese and Butter," which will make sense once you see the ingredients I use for my version of this classic dish. ...

  • 6

    How to Cut an Onion into Strips or Slices

    4 years ago

    Cooking made easy – How to cut an onion Now this may sound simple, but when I first started to learn how to cook, I became frustrated when I came across instructions that assumed a level of knowledge I...

  • 13

    Simple Easy Omelette or Omelet Recipe

    3 years ago

    Simple Omelet - Cooking made easy This has to be one of the simplest recipes ever and is probably the easiest meal to cook. It takes less than ten minutes to make this easy omelet - including the preparation work. For...

  • 2

    The French Riviera - Map of The Main Towns

    2 years ago

    The French Riviera, or the Cote D’Azur, runs from the Italian border, along the southern French coast as far as Cassis near Marseille, or Saint Tropez depending on who you believe. There is some dispute as...

    Please wait working