Monthly Archives: July 2017

Pollo a la cerveza – Chicken in beer

Last night Neil and I had Alberto over for the final two episodes of the recent series of RuPaul’s Drag Race (yes, I know, I know, we’re a bit behind! Still, we were pleased with who won!) and so I … Continue reading

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Roasted lamb shanks with lemon potatoes

On Sunday evening I made this tasty dish for Neil and I in lieu of a full roast. It comes from the Gino D’Acampo cookbook Buonissimo and is originally for a slow-roasted lamb shoulder, but the shanks were on special … Continue reading

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Ploughman’s cheese and pickle tart

I saw this recipe in the Radio Times the other week and thought I’d give it a go on Friday afternoon. It’s easy to do and very tasty. (a good, strong cheddar is essential.) It makes a nice snacky alternative … Continue reading

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Singapore noodles

Last night I fancied some sort of tir-fry and so I flicked through my Big Book of Wok and Stir-Fry cookbook and found this tasty dish. It’s a nice recipe with plenty of flavour and you can vary the levels … Continue reading

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Navarin of Lamb with flageolet beans

On Saturday evening I had the lovely Phil Dukes over for dinner and Doctor Who, (we watched the series finale for the current season and then followed up with the special, feature-length edition of the Arthurian-themed Sylvester McCoy story Battlefield.) … Continue reading

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