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Cookings is all about the joy of cooking - the joy of creating a gift for friends and family.  Most importantly, it's about the joy of friends gathering together over a home cooked meal and being friends for each other.

Cookings aims to make it easier and more fun to entertain at your place.

To do this, Cookings brings you recipe ideas, menu plans, recommended cook books, a cook's guide to the web, plus wine and music reviews for adding that little something extra.   Cookings is not a large recipe archive, but a collection of essential recipes and menus  to cook through.

Why not send us an email with your contribution?

What's New?

The Web Chefs new BBQ
Great easy soup - Corn and GInger
Speciality of the house:  LumberJack Cake
A new essay under the new Poetry of Cooking section on Nigella Lawson's new book.
And a few dangerous suggestions for take away Japanese
A new webite for Nigella as well.
By popular request, Dave's Potato Salad

Site Map

Recipe and Menu Ideas

Favourite Recipes
Starters
Mains
Desserts
Menus - Putting it all together
The Quick Fix - When you need to throw something together in a hurry
Kids - What to do?  Coming Soon.

Book Reviews

Reviews and recommendations
Recommended recipes from our favourite cookbooks
Stephanie Alexander's Cooks Companion
Marie Claire Flavours
Marie Claire Food Fast

Poetry of Cooking

Disaster Stories  Oh, Oh.  Cookings chefs share their disasters
Essays on Cooking

The Extras

Wine - Cookings members recommend wine to go with that special meal
Music - Ideas to create the right mood for the right occasion

Links

A Cooks Guide to the Web

Cookings Directory

Find out about Cookings members

Contact the Webchef 

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Disclaimer:  All recipes, ideas and recommendations are contributed by the ordinary folk who are the Cookings community in good faith.  If you manage to poison yourself, burn the house down or anything else nasty, don't blame us!

"Cookings" audio:  Spoken by Jonty Cornford aged 2, now aged 4.

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