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Mini pizza bites

I also made these to take along to John and Tom’s BBQ on Saturday. This recipe makes about 10 pizzas. I topped them as detailed here, but really you could pop anything on them – whatever you fancy. For the … Continue reading

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Polpettine di melanzane (aubergine patties)

On Saturday the lovely John and Tom had a delightful, sunny afternoon BBQ. I decided to take along a couple of snacks. I found this recipe in the book Cicchetti by Lindy Williams and Valentina Harris. It’s a lovely of … Continue reading

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Crispy rice balls

I also made these tasty, crispy little fellers to take along to Anthony and Sandy’s for The Three Doctors on Wednesday. The recipe comes from a booklet of Sabrina Ghayour recipes given away in bookshops to promote her book Feasts. … Continue reading

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Spiced lamb borek

On Wednesday the lovely Anthony had a few of us over to watch The Three Doctors on the sparkly Season 10 BluRay Box Set. As I had the day off I decided to make a couple of snacks to take … Continue reading

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Tomatoes stuffed with cheese and herbs

The other recipe from Mamushka that I liked the look of was this one, so I decided to cook it on Monday, to accompany my fish and salad. Another tasty one – the saltiness of the cheese (I used feta) … Continue reading

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Potatoes with pork and shallots

Whilst flicking through cookbooks on Saturday, trying to decide what to cook (before I’d settled on Thai), I found a couple of ‘side dish’ recipes in the lovely book Mamushka by Olia Hercules that I fancied trying some other time. … Continue reading

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Thai fishcakes

On Saturday evening Neil and I had his friend Adam over for dinner and so I decided to make a swathe of Thai food. For the starter I opted for some Thai fishcakes and a selection of tempura vegetables. I … Continue reading

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Easy Jambalaya

I fancied something quick and easy tonight after my late night at work, and I found this recipe on the BBC website and thought it looked tasty, so I decided to give it a go. It’s certainly full of flavour, … Continue reading

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Meatballs in red onion gravy with peas and mustard and leek mash

Last night for dinner I went a bit old school, with some tasty meatballs and mash. The weather was grey and overcast (flaming June!) and so something more warning than a salad seemed appropriate. Easy to do and satisfyingly tasty. … Continue reading

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Slow-cooked pork with pumpkin

I had the lovely Phil over last night for some dinner and Doctor Who (the Sunmakers, fact fans!) and so I flicked through my cookbooks until I found this in Orchards in the Oasis by Josceline Dimbleby. It’s rather tasty … Continue reading

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