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Natalie topped these cheesecakes with meringue, cream and strawberries for her dessert on Come Dine With Me Wigan
Natalie marinated her lamb with spicy yoghurt then slow-cooked it for this tender meat main course from Come Dine With Me Wigan
Cat-lover Natalie added leeks and potato to this soup starter on Come Dine With Me Wigan
With wine, tomatoes and garlic, Geoff created this Spanish dish with plenty of flavour on Come Dine With Me Wigan
A Greek starter with cous cous, chickpea fritters and tzatziki from Alan on Come Dine With Me Wigan
Geoff's meatballs and garlic prawns formed part of his Spanish tapas starter on Come Dine With Me Wigan
Alan topped his light sponge with a sticky spiced syrup for this fruity pud from Come Dine With Me Wigan
Caroline kept it local with this northern starter on Come Dine With Me Wigan
Caroline gave this hot pot her own twist with a pastry lid and two types of meat on Come Dine With Me Wigan
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