Monthly Archives: April 2017

Spring chicken & citrus stew

On Tuesday evening I had the lovely Fig over for our usual bout of zombieness and so was flicking around on the internet looking for something to cook. I fancied something stewish as Tuesday was sunny but cold but also … Continue reading

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Tagine of lamb

My new flatmate, the lovely Neil, moved in on Wednesday, and so I cooked us dinner. I decided to go for this recipe from the book The Beer and Food Companion that Alberto got me for my birthday. The recipe … Continue reading

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Salmon and mozzarella puff pastry plat

I saw this recipe on Facebook and decided to give it a go this evening. It’s easy and tasty, so why not give it a go! Serves 1 1 salmon fillet A couple of thick slices of mozzarella 1 sheet … Continue reading

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Slow-cooked lamb with chickpeas

I had Abigail over last night for The Sensorites episodes 3-6 and so I flicked through several cookbooks and found this in my Islands of Greece cookbook, by Rebecca Seal, that I got from Alberto a couple of years ago. … Continue reading

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Soutzoukakia – meatballs in tomato sauce with cinnamon and cumin

It’s another one from my new Rick Stein cookbook – I seem to be on a bit of a roll with that book at the moment. I love a meatball (no sniggering at the back there!) and so when I … Continue reading

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Kozani chicken with prunes, saffron and paprika served with pilaf rice

Douglas came over for dinner and various bits of cult TV on Friday evening, so I thought I’d give this little recipe a go. (Technically these recipes, as the pilaf rice is also from the same book.) Again, as with … Continue reading

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Poulet au permentier – a gruyère gratin of chicken with tomato and black olives

I had the lovely Abigail over for a spot of dinner and Doctor Who on Thursday evening and so I decided to give this recipe a go. It’s another one from the Rick Stein cookbook Long Weekends, that I got … Continue reading

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Viennese Gulasch with spätzle

Sorry it has taken me a while to get ‘round to blogging this – life’s been a bit hectic over the last couple of weeks. I made this on Saturday 25th when my lovely friend Vanessa was down from London … Continue reading

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