Monthly Archives: August 2014

Barbecued Cajun pork burgers

Yesterday was National Burger Day (apparently) and I had the lovely Phil Dukes over for dinner and Doctor Who so I opted to cook burgers. (We watched Black Orchid and The Awakening – a plethora of Peter Davison, possibly influenced … Continue reading

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Jerk chicken with corn on the cob, and rice and peas

I’ve been a bit slow on updating this – sorry about that, it’s been a busy few days. Anyway, this was the dinner I cooked for Alberto and I last Tuesday. (No Fig for the evening as he was in … Continue reading

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Honey, lime and chilli swordfish steak, with hassleback potatoes

On Monday evening I fancied a bit of fish. I was initially thinking of some sort of jerk fish, probably cod, but in the end I changed my mind, (Don’t worry – Tuesday’s dinner was jerk chicken! I didn’t change … Continue reading

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Cod loin with fried leeks, wrapped in serrano ham

Monday night’s dinner was very similar to something I’ve cooked before, with cod wrapped in smoked bacon. That was tasty but I think, on the whole, I prefer this version – there’s something almost melt-in-the-mouth about the wafer thin serrano … Continue reading

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Roast pork

On Sunday I decided to cook a bit of pork for dinner. Alberto loves a Sunday roast and has been shamelessly flattering about the quality of my roasts often enough to ensure that he gets one whenever he wants one! … Continue reading

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Home-made beef burgers with polenta chips

Alberto was off out to a work’s leaving do last night and so I cooked dinner for the two of us before he went. I was originally toying with various ideas, including a couple of interesting looking stews, but in … Continue reading

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Chicken tagine with harissa, artichokes and green grapes

Last night I decided to make this for Alberto and I. It was partly prompted by the fact that we went out for pizza on Tuesday and he had one with artichokes on. That reminded me of this recipe which … Continue reading

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