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Slow cooked oxtail with chicken livers and red wine

I had the lovely Phil over for dinner and Doctor Who on Friday – we opted for the wonderfully dark Vengeance on Varos – and, as it was a cold and distinctly wintery evening, I decided to cook this lovely, … Continue reading

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Chicken and butternut squash stew

I had the lovely Fig over for dinner, and The Satanic Rites of Dracula, last night and so I decided to cook this for the two of us, and Neil. It’s a tasty recipe that Abigail cooked for me last … Continue reading

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Ginger biscuit sandwiches

I came across this tasty little recipe on Facebook and so I decided to make some on Friday to take to my friend Abigail’s for us to nibble. I was making them in a bit of a hurry and accidentally … Continue reading

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Beef, chickpea and sweet potato tagine, with oxtail

I fancied a Friday evening tagine and so I cobbled this together out of some suitably tagine-y ingredients. Serves 2 3 teaspoons of ghee 400-450g of braising steak, diced 1 large brown onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1cm of … Continue reading

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Salmon a la pesto with giant cous cous, watercress and lemon

I made this for myself on Saturday evening as I fancied something quick, tasty and easy to do. Once again it’s from the Roasting Tin cookbook and is an easy all in one dish. The only slight problem that I … Continue reading

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Chicken and pea traybake

On Tuesday evening I didn’t have the lovely Figgy over for Doctor Who as normal and so I decided to make this for myself. It’s a Nigella Lawson recipe that my lovely friend Craig passed on to me. It’s incredibly … Continue reading

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Persian saffron, chicken, fennel and barberry stew

On Monday evening I had the lovely Douglas over for a spot of dinner and some old TV. In this instance we opted for Stand Up Nigel Barton, which was interesting, very entertaining, and a bit theatrical in places. I’ve … Continue reading

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Five-spice duck with wild rice, kale and ginger

Once Vanessa had gone on Sunday evening I needed something for myself that was tasty, but quick and easy to do. I love a bit of duck so I’ve had my eye on this one from The Roasting Tin for … Continue reading

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Smoky sausage, sweet potato and red onion traybake

I had the lovely Vanessa down for the weekend and so I decided to do something from the The Roasting Tin cookbook that she gave me. It’s a tasty little recipe and anything with sausages is always a winner. There’s … Continue reading

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Roast chicken with fennel, lemon, shallots, garlic and mustard mayo

On Tuesday I had the lovely Fig over for our usual Tuesday evening televisual shennaigans – this time we opted for Shock Treatment, the sort-of-sequel to the Rocky Horror Picture Show, and great fun it was too! I’ve had my … Continue reading

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