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Duck legs with orange and mustard

Last night I had the lovely Abigail over for dinner and a plethora of Doctor Who (the latest new series episode, the final episode of The Romans and the first three episodes of The Web Planet) and so I had … Continue reading

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Drunken chicken with Lemon, Garlic and Herb Roast Potatoes and Boureki

Yesterday Neil and I had our friend David over for dinner and a film. (A View To A Kill, fact fans!) Rather than a heavy Sunday roast on what was the hottest day of the year so far, I flicked … Continue reading

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Lamb, ginger and broccoli stir-fry

Last night I fancied a quick stir fry before heading off to Abigail’s for The Rescue, so I pottered around on the BBC website and found this tasty little recipe. The chilli, sweet chilli and ginger give the dish some … Continue reading

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Harissa and Preserved Lemon Roasted Poussins

Last night I had the lovely Phil Dukes over for dinner and Doctor Who (first the latest episode of the current series, then the 4 part Peter Davison story Frontios.) and so I decided to cook this from the cookbook … Continue reading

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Turkish Adana Köfte Kebabs, served with a Chicken Liver, Potato and Chilli Salad

I cooked these two lovely recipes for myself on Thursday evening. The Kebab recipe is from Persiana by Sabrina Ghayour, whilst the Chicken Liver Salad recipe is from Purple Citrus and Sweet Perfume by Silvena Rowe. Both are great books … Continue reading

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Yiahni (slow cooked lamb) with a saffron and nut pilaf

Last night I had the lovely Abigail over for dinner and Doctor Who (The first three episodes of The Dalek Invasion of Earth.) and so I had a flick through my cookbooks to find something tasty to eat. This recipe … Continue reading

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Safavid-style beef pastries

Sorry it has taken me so long to update this blog – it has been a busy month! This recipe is something that I cooked for this year’s annual Eurovision party on the 15th. Most of the stuff I made … Continue reading

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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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