Monthly Archives: July 2014

Duck tagine with clementines

As duck is still on special offer in Sainsbury’s I decided to make this recipe, which I found yesterday whilst looking for something to cook for Fig. Unfortunately Sainsbury’s is currently out of duck legs, which the recipe specified, but … Continue reading

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Salt duck with spinach, potatoes and bacon

Last night Fig was over for dinner and Doctor Who (The Stones of Blood this week!) and so I decided to make this lovely dish. Partly, I must admit, because Sainsbury’s has duck legs on special offer at the moment! … Continue reading

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Glazed teriyaki pork belly

On Friday I decided to cook another meal from the The Family Meal cookbook. This time I only did the main course, not the full three courses. I’ve done this pork belly recipe once before and it is delicious but … Continue reading

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Raspberry ripple ice cream

The final course for Thursday’s three-course dinner wasn’t from the Family Meal cookbook but was, instead, some home-made raspberry ripple ice cream that I’d actually made on the Monday evening. It’s fairly easy to do and came out rather well … Continue reading

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Lamb with mustard and mint

And so this is the main course to follow up the chickpeas and spinach. It takes about three hours to cook so it’s not something that can be done in a rush. I used less water to cook the lamb … Continue reading

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Chickpeas with spinach and egg

On Thursday evening I decided to cook a meal from the Ferran AdriĆ  cookbook The Family Meal. I’ve mentioned this book before – it lays out 31, three course meals, complete with a full list of ingredients and a timeline … Continue reading

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Chipotle and lime chicken with Mexican rice

Last night I had my friend Abigail (a new Brighton resident, having just moved into the flat that she bought a month ago.) over for dinner and Doctor Who and Alberto was off out so, before he went, I made … Continue reading

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Spiced lentils

Sorry – I seem to have slipped behind a bit in updating this blog. To be fair, it’s been a busy week – Fig on Tuesday, Matt (and cancelled theatre) on Wednesday and then re-scheduled theatre on Thursday. So, this … Continue reading

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Cheesy biscuits

I made these lovely little biscuits on Saturday evening as I had Dan and Nick over for a couple of games of Kill Dr Lucky. I got the recipe from my colleague Jane who made them for a work leaving … Continue reading

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Greek lemon lamb with new potatoes

Last night I had my lovely friend Matt over for dinner. (and an attempt to fix my desktop. He didn’t manage it (dead motherboard) but he did save all my data, which is brilliant. He really earned his dinner!) I … Continue reading

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