Entertaining & Cooking Ideas


Spring 2016

Skill school
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Skill school

The best Asian dishes are quick and easy to prepare yet bursting with flavour. Set the scene for an authentic feast this Chinese New Year

Ken Hom explains why he can't live without his wok when he's cooking

High heat: 'As it's made from carbon steel, my Performance wok heats up very quickly and retains the temperature you need for good stir-frying.'

Light work: 'A non-stick coating makes the wok easy to clean, so I can go quickly from dish to dish. But never use harsh detergent to clean a wok, only hot water and a sponge.'

Easy use: 'The wok's flat base means it can sit on any hob without tipping.'

Best kit for

Crêpes are simple to make, but the right frying pan is key to the perfect flip. Here are some of the best

  1. Experience the John Lewis Titanium Ceramic Frying Pan, infused with titanium for extra durability, with a ceramic non-stick coating that allows you to cook with less oil
  2. The John Lewis 'The Pan' Pancake Pan has great-value shallow pan has a soft-grip, stay-cool handle that makes tossing pancakes easy
  3. The Eaziglide Open Frying Pan has an extra strong, triple-coated non-stick layer and is oven-safe up to 180°C

The occasion

Social by Jason Atherton is a new tableware collaboration between the chef and award-winning product designer Robin Levien

Available exclusively at John Lewis, Social is all about feasting with friends and family. 'Brunch is a meal that people look forward to. It's a lazy part of the day when you can get away with anything,' Atherton explains.

Shop Social by Jason Atherton tableware


Prepare, create, enjoy

Be inspired by hints, tips and delicious recipes and
indulge in great food to make every meal memorable

Salted Caramel and Orange Crepes

Salted Caramel and
Orange Crêpes

The decadent richness of salted caramel is perfectly offset by the bright flavour of orange

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Jerusalem Artichoke and Ricotta Tortilla

Jerusalem Artichoke
and Ricotta Tortilla

Jerusalem artichokes have a sweet nutty flavour, with black truffle as the pièce de résistance

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Orange Chicken Stir-Fry

Orange Chicken

The tangy citrus sauce is full of flavour, perfectly complementing the chicken thighs

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Prepare, create, enjoy

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