Monthly Archives: May 2015

Pork belly on Chinese leaves

Sorry that I haven’t updated for a while – I’ve been cooking a lot of familiar recipes over the last couple of weeks and then, of course, there was Eurovision, with lots of tasty buffet items that I’ve blogged about … Continue reading

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Chicken with crispy holy basil leaves

I’m finally getting around to writing up the main course from Saturday night’s Thai dinner. I’m not quite sure why it has taken me quite so long – I’ve not been abnormally busy. Hey ho, here we go now… It’s … Continue reading

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Thai fish cakes

The second part of Saturday night’s dinner was Thai fish cakes. I love a tasty little Thai fish cake and I’ve been meaning to try and make them again for ages. I’ve only made them once before and, as I … Continue reading

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Galloping horses

On Saturday evening I had the lovely Phil Dukes over for a spot of dinner and Doctor Who (we chose The Happiness Patrol. Happiness Will Prevail!) and I fancied cooking Thai. This was partly because I fancied doing Thai fishcakes … Continue reading

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Sausage pie with hot water crust pastry

To finish up my weekend’s worth of cooking I fancied trying hot water crust pastry, which I had never made before, and decided to use it to make a sausage pie like my Mum used to make when I was … Continue reading

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Cheese pies from Alonissos

On Sunday I decided to do a bit of cooking and throw a few things together. First I made spicy bread: https://cookingwithneil.wordpress.com/2013/05/19/filone-allarrabbiata/ Then honeycomb: https://cookingwithneil.wordpress.com/2014/04/20/chocolate-dipped-honeycomb/ And then these little darlings. They’re from the Greek Islands cook book that Alberto got … Continue reading

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