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Layered Potato Bake Thyme Lemon Garlic Theo Michaels

Potato Bake Recipe with Pancetta, Thyme, Garlic and Lemon

My layered potato bake recipe is elevated with a few humble ingredients such as pancetta, thyme, garlic and lemon.
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Galantine’s Day Recipes! Enjoy a Galantine’s Day lunch or dinner with the girls

Who knew Galantine’s day even existed?! Well I didn’t until only recently when I was asked to create some Galantine’s Day…


Cote de Boeuf Recipe – how to cook the perfect cote de boeuf

Cote de Boeuf Recipe – there is something almost primal about a large slab of perfectly cooked cote de boeuf.
Cote de…


How To Make Horseradish Gremolata

Horseradish Gremolata is a great alternative and accompaniment to a traditional gremolata recipe.
Horseradish gremolata with freshly grated horseradish gives this herby…

Spaghetti Carbonara Microwave Mug Meal by Theo Michaels

Spaghetti Carbonara – Microwave Mug Meal (as seen on ITV This Morning)

Spaghetti Carbonara Microwave Mug Meal Recipe

A traditional spaghetti carbonara is a total guilty pleasure of mine – I always end up…

Christmas Mug Cake Recipe by Theo Michaels - Mcirowave Mug Meals

Mug Cake Recipe – Christmas Pudding in a mug as seen on ITV This Morning | Christmas Recipes

Mug Cake Recipe – Christmas pudding made in a mug, in the microwave in 90 seconds! Christmas Recipes.

My microwave Christmas mug…

Christmas Dinner in a Mug - Microwave Mug Recipe by Theo Michaels

Christmas Dinner in a Mug?! Microwave Mug Recipe as seen on ITV This Morning | Christmas Recipes

Microwave Mug Recipes don’t get any more spectacular than this – an entire Christmas dinner cooked in a mug, in the…


Prawn Saganaki – Microwave Mug Recipe (as seen on ITV This Morning)

My Microwave Mug Recipe for Prawn Saganaki is rich, vibrant and surprisingly delicious!
Traditionally a Greek recipe with tomatoes, prawns and feta,…

Easy Moussaka Recipe - Microwave Mug Recipe

Moussaka in a Mug?! Easy Moussaka Recipe done in 5 minutes. Microwave Mug Recipes

Is there such a thing as an easy moussaka recipe? Yes, as it happens there is. Not only an easy moussaka…


Braised Lettuce – delicious braised gem lettuce with peas

Braised Lettuce – what a revelation!
Move over cold salads – lettuce just got hot!
Braised lettuce, specifically braised gem lettuce is incredibly easy…


Oven Dried Tomatoes – made at home and stored in olive oil

Oven Dried Tomatoes – Made at Home and Stored in Olive Oil


Candied Orange Peel Recipe – how to make candied peel

Everyone needs a candied orange peel recipe.
Candied orange peel is a great recipe to have under your belt; really easy, makes…


Grape Jam Recipe – how to make grape jam without pectin

Grape Jam Recipe without pectin.
My homemade grape jam recipe is a wonderfully dark and seductive concoction. Oozing with flavour, really easy…


Microwave Mug Meals Cook Book by Theo

Microwave Mug Meals Cook Book – 50 incredibly tasty, home-made dishes – in an instant! Published by Lorenz Books
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pork souvlaki - how to make pork souvlaki by theo-michaels

Pork Souvlaki – how to make pork souvlaki skewers Cypriot style!

Pork souvlaki is one of my favourite barbecued meats – I mean just watch my video and tell me your mouth…

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Greek Style Slow Cooked Lamb - Kleftiko
Parmesan Baskets
Deep Fried Chicken Wings - best ever!
Monkfish and Pancetta Kebabs for the BBQ
Lamb Souvla - Greek BBQ Lamb
Luton Street Research - Showreel
Beef Stifado (Greek Beef Stew)
How to Cook Octopus
Steak Kebabs with Chimichurri Sauce Recipe
BBQ Beer Can Chicken on Weber Grill
ITV This Morning with Theo, Holly and Phillip
ITV This Morning Christmas 2016 Special - with Theo
Food Network The Big Eat
Christmas Dinner in a Mug - Microwave Mug Meals (as seen on This Morning)
This Morning Jan 2017 - Puffin in a Mug, Chocolate Cake and Jerk Shepherds Pie
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Theo Michaels on This Morning Jan 2017 Microwave Mug Meals - Chocolate Cake, Puffin, Shepherds Pie

This Morning Jan-2017 – Microwave Mug Meals! | Puffin, Chocolate Orange Cake and Jerk Shepherds Pie

Another great show on ITV’s This Morning with Philip and Holly – I love those guys! Today we cooked three delicious…

Theo Michaels ITV This Morning Christmas Special 2016 - Christmas Dinner in a Mug

ITV This Morning Christmas Special – Theo cooking Christmas dinner in a mug!

I had another wonderful day with the folks at ITV’s This Morning cooking my Christmas Dinner special – in a mug!



ITV’s This Morning – Theo’s Microwave Mug Meals

A great day had for my debut appearance on ITV’s This Morning where I was lucky enough to showcase three recipes…


Reveal Magazine – Microwave Mug Meals Cook Book

Reveal Magazine feature Microwave Mug Meals cookbook by Theo Michaels (that’s meeee!).


Best Magazine – Microwave Mug Meals Feature

Best Magazine are a lovely bunch of people and I’ve been lucky enough to have worked with them for a while.

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