I’m going on tour for “An Evening with Manu”!

I’m going on tour for “An Evening with Manu”!

2016 has certainly kept me busy with both personal travel and that new (still hush-hush) project I mentioned in my Christmas newsletter, but I wanted to pause for a minute to share an exciting event I’m working on here in

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Roasted Tomato & Basil Soup

Soupe de Tomate Roti – Roasted Tomato & Basil Soup As autumn approaches and cooler nights set in this soup is a perfect way to use the bounty of late-summer tomatoes at the market. Roasting tomatoes in the oven is

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New Year’s Eve Greystone Wine Giveaway

As special, last minute New Year’s celebration treat, I have two magnums of 2009 Greystone Cornerstone Club Pinot Noir to give away to two fans! I’m really excited to be spending the New Year in Tokyo and would love to

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Classic Apple Tarte Tatin

Tarte Tatin – Upside-down Caramelised Apple Tart My Mum’s tarte tatin is the best on the planet, and it’s the only one of her recipes I can never seem to replicate exactly — but I do try. The sweet, sticky

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Giveaway: Part & Parcel Wine + “French for Everyone”

I’ve partnered with with one of my favourite Hunter Valley wineries, Tyrrell’s, to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a holiday gift including four bottles of Part & Parcel wine, and a copy of my third book, French

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How to Keep Herbs Fresh for Longer

Fresh herbs are the perfect ingredient to brighten-up any meal, but sometimes you only use a little bit of the bunch. This quick tip will keep your herbs fresher for longer, and save you money too! WATCH THE VIDEO ABOUT

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Mussels with Speck & Cider

Plump, juicy and sweet, cooked with smokey bacon, dry cider and a bit of cream – Moules Bretonne is an explosion of flavour that’s impossible to resist. No surprise it’s one of my favourite recipes. Make sure you don’t miss

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Dark Chocolate Mousse

I’ve made this decadent dessert so many times since I was an apprentice chef that I can whip it up with my eyes shut! I like to serve it with crisp palmiers, they make a perfect counterpoint to the silkiness

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