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Karen Burns-Booth is creative freelance food writer & blogger. Her love of seasonal food & recipes stems from her childhood observing her grandmother and mother’s cookery skills. A regular contributor in Country Kitchen magazine, she currently writes for numerous other publications, food, travel and tourism websites and has several recipes in print in compilation cookbooks. She is currently working on a Historical British Cookbook.

Latest Blog Posts

Spanish Orange Custard Flans
Spanish Orange Custard Flans
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Karen Burns-Booth shows us a simplified Spanish orange custard flan. These colourful little desserts are ideal for dinner party cooking!

Blanquette de Poulet aux Champignons
Blanquette de Poulet aux Champignons
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Karen Burns-Booth's Blanquette de Poulet aux Champignons is a perfect mid-week meal to stave off any winter blues.

Lighter and Leaner Cottage Pie
Lighter and Leaner Cottage Pie
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Karen Burns-Booth's recipe for lighter and leaner cottage pie has all the benefits of decadent winter comfort food...without the guilt!

Lower Calorie Baked Jam Doughnuts
Lower Calorie Baked Jam Doughnuts
By Karen Burns-Booth •

Virtuous doughnuts?  Not quite, but by using low-fat yoghurt, low-fat spread and by baking them, you can cut the calories right back by over 50%.

Low Calorie Singapore Noodles
Low Calorie Singapore Noodles
By Karen Burns-Booth •

Kickstart the new year with some delicious Asian food that's low on calories, but doesn't skimp on flavours.

Turkey
Turkey "Wellington" Plait
By Karen Burns-Booth •

Bored of turkey sandwiches and turkey curry? Try Karen's Turkey Wellington for something a bit different. A family favourite, it uses up all the Christmas leftovers in one go. 

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