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Spicy meatballs in tomato sauce with dill and leek mash

In the proper Valentines Day tradition I made a nice dinner for myself this evening! 🙂 I was flicking around on the internet trying to find recipes to use up some fresh dill I had in the fridge and I … Continue reading

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Spanish pork and vegetable stew (Guisado de Cerdo Estofado con Legumbres)

Last night I had the lovely Figgy over for our regular Tuesday evening dinner and Who shenanigans (we opted for Sarah’s first story – The Time Warrior!) and I decided to make his recipe, which I’ve been meaning to do … Continue reading

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Chicken tagine with olives, preserved lemons and butternut squash

Neil and I had the lovely Alberto over on Saturday evening for dinner, (late) Christmas presents, and the first two episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 4. (my, but Gia Gunn is annoying! When’s she going to sashay … Continue reading

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Creamy bacon and squash, with tagliatelle

Last night I wanted to whip up something quick and tasty before going to Abigail’s. I also wanted to use up some of the fresh tagliatelle that I bought earlier in the week, as well as some of the squash … Continue reading

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Tagliatelle with puttanesca sauce and chicken and peppers

Last night I made a roast chicken for Neil and I. The recipe I usually follow involves finely chopped anchovy fillets, mixed with butter and other things, shoved under the skin. This meant that I had some leftover anchovy fillets … Continue reading

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Chicken Makhani

Last night I had the lovely Fig over for our first dinner and Doctor Who session of 2019. (Time Flight, if you’re interested!) Due to Christmas and illness it’s nearly a month since I saw him last. I’d found this … Continue reading

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Speedy sausage gnocchi gratin

Neil and I had the lovely Vanessa down from London for the weekend and so I needed something to cook us for dinner on Saturday evening. I was flicking around through some cookbooks and on the internet and I found … Continue reading

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Korean pork Bulgogi stir-fry

Fig wasn’t feeling very well on Tuesday, so I had the lovely Phil over for dinner and Doctor Who instead. (Earthshock, from the lovely, shiny, new Season 19 Blu-Ray boxed set!) I was thinking about what to cook, when I … Continue reading

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Sausage, pumpkin and sage casserole

I made this for me and Neil last night to eat whilst watching The Greatest Showman last night. (Good film, but Neil still has the tunes in his head this morning, so be warned – they’re ear-wormy!) I fancied some … Continue reading

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Oxtail with cider, prunes and beans

A bit of a delayed one here – I actually made this for myself on the 15th, and what with the rush on the run up to Christmas and everything, completely forgot about blogging it until now. It’s a lovely, … Continue reading

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