Monthly Archives: July 2016

Chocolate and cherry ice cream

I decided to make some more ice cream today (well, the weather was nice!) and fancied experimenting so I had a think and came up with this little idea. It seems to have come out rather nicely and the two … Continue reading

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Lamb rendang

Last night Phil came over so that we could finish off The Seeds of Death and so I flicked through the book Dinner by Domini Kemp and selected a couple of interesting looking recipes before eventually settling on this one. … Continue reading

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Lime and chilli marinated sea bass with a breadcrumb and pea crust served with sweet potato chips and roasted asparagus

This evening I was just cooking for myself and I fancied something that was, effectively, fish and chips. I was trying to remember a fish dish that Andrew had eaten when we were on holiday in Cornwall six years ago, … Continue reading

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Italian beef stew with cheese mash and saute├ęd kale

On Saturday evening I had the lovely Douglas over for dinner and some vintage TV. For once we didn’t go for Doctor but two other old TV shows, however both had a Doctor Who connection. The first, Mr Rose, starred … Continue reading

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Orange and mustard marinated chicken, with salad and new potatoes

I had the lovely Phil (not Jonjo O’Neill!) over for dinner and a spot of Doctor Who (episodes 1-3 of The Seeds of Death) yesterday evening and so I had another riffle through Purple Citrus and Sweet Perfume and found … Continue reading

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Rhubarb and honeycomb ice cream

As yesterday was gloriously hot I decided to drag out my ice cream maker and make some fresh ice cream. I love a bit of rhubarb and I thought that the tartness of the rhubarb would contrast nicely with the … Continue reading

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Lamb and pistachio kebabs with tomato, pomegranate and Sumac salad, with pomegranate dressing and potato moutabel

On Tuesday evening I had the lovely Figgy over for dinner and three more (frankly blood-spattered) episodes of The Walking Dead and Alberto had work to do in the evening so I was cooking for the three of us. As … Continue reading

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Moroccan lamb shank with tomato and chickpeas

On Monday might I fancied a lamb shank. This was partly inspired (oh, alright, completely inspired) by the fact Alberto had a couple of lamb shanks on Sunday evening and it made me realise that I a) hadn’t had one … Continue reading

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