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Garlic dough balls (DOUGH! BALLS! Big Balls of Dough! (spot the Miranda joke!) )

I also made these last night to accompany our pasta dish. I love a garlic dough ball! Makes 10-15 balls For the dough: 250g of strong white bread flour 1 teaspoon of salt 5g of fast acting yeast (yellow packet) … Continue reading

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Farfalle with peas and pancetta (only slightly amended)

I had the lovely Abigail over for dinner and Doctor Who last night and so I decided to do another recipe from the Rick Stein cookbook (I seem to be on a bit of a roll with this one!), however, … Continue reading

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Apple Strudel

I made this on Saturday evening as a dessert to follow up the spatchcocked chicken. It’s also from the Rick Stein Long Weekends cookbook. It’s tasty and easy to do, although I don’t think that the filo pastry sheets I … Continue reading

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Dress the board spatchcocked chicken

I had the lovely Phil and Douglas over last night for some dinner and Doctor Who (Day of the Daleks) and I fancied doing this recipe from the Rick Stein ‘Long Weekends’ cookbook. It’s extremely tasty and easy to do, … Continue reading

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Sweet potato and spring onion Börek

On Saturday evening Neil had his friend Martin over and they were going to cook something Moroccan for the three of us and so I decided to make some Turkish börek as a little starter. I’ve made some caramelised leek … Continue reading

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So Fish, So Clean (warm new potato and mackerel salad)

Another recipe from Killing Me Soufflé. This one is titled after So Fresh, So Clean by Outkast. I made it on Wednesday morning as a light lunch before going to work. It was ok, although I would cook the potatoes … Continue reading

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Return of the Mash (braised beef cheek with celeriac mash)

I made this for myself on Sunday evening. It’s another recipe from Killing Me Soufflé, this time a play on Return of the Mack by Mark Morrison. It’s a delicious, slow cooked recipe pairing beef cheek with a creamy celeriac … Continue reading

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Sexy Bake (Tomato braised sausages with Parmiggiano Polenta)

This is another punning recipe from my new cookbook Killing Me Soufflé. The title of this one is a riff on the Justin Timberlake song Sexyback, although it is a bit of a stretch, as the dish isn’t actually a … Continue reading

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Glazed and confused (brown sugar and lime glazed salmon with sticky rice)

I saw my friend Nikki and her, frankly adorable, children yesterday and got my Christmas present from Nikki and her husband Michael (and the kids) – they clearly know me well as part of my present was a lovely cookbook … Continue reading

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Braised brisket of beef with vegetables (slow cooker recipe)

As well as making the cheese and onion pie on Saturday I also fancied making something for myself for dinner in the slow cooker. I flicked through the little booklet of recipes that came with the slow cooker and settled … Continue reading

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