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Chicken and butternut squash tagine

Neil and I had Alberto over for dinner on Monday evening, and so I cooked this for Alberto and I (Neil was having pasta.) as I fancied something with a Moroccan influence. And, if Iā€™m going to be honest, I … Continue reading

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Pera Palas Pie

Neil and I had Martin over for dinner and boardgames on Saturday evening, and so I had a riffle through the new cookbook that Vanessa bought me down the other weekend. The book is called Orchards in the Oasis by … Continue reading

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Pork and leek pie with cider and wholegrain mustard

I made this for myself on Wednesday morning to have when I finished work late on Wednesday evening. It’s fairly straightforward and in one of my lovely little pie dishes, just the right size for one. Serves 1 2 pork … Continue reading

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Apple cake

I also made this last Wednesday, to take into work for my tea. I love an apple cake ā€“ lovely and autumnal, with a hefty dose of cinnamon in there as well. It went down well with my team too! … Continue reading

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Thai fishcakes

I actually made these last Wednesday and completely forgot to blog them! Ooops! Anyway, here we are now. I found this recipe on the BBC website ā€“ it’s tasty and easy to do and the fishcakes are spicy full of … Continue reading

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One-pot tagliatelle with bacon and peas

I fancied some quick and easy past last night and I had previously spotted this recipe on the Sainsbury website, so I decided to give it a try. I did make a couple of additions of my own too! Serves … Continue reading

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Chocolate tiffin

I fancied doing some baking today. Initially I was considering shortbread, but decided upon some chocolate tiffin instead. It’s easy to do and very tasty ā€“ although with sugar, syrup and loads of chocolate, it’s not exactly healthy… Ingredients 110g … Continue reading

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Tapas Feast (including, albondingas, chorizo in cider, fried aubergine slices, patatas bravas, serrano ham and fuet, friend pimientos and manchego montaditos)

Well, the Spanish theme continues (you can tell that Neil and I are missing our holiday, can’t you?) as on Friday we decided to have a tapas feast and made lots of little dishes accordingly. Some, like the albondingas, I’ve … Continue reading

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Chicken and chorizo, with braised peas and serrano ham with eggs

On Thursday evening I had the lovely Phil over for dinner and Doctor Who and, still being in a Spanish frame of mind I decided to cook something else with a Spanish flavour. I opted for chicken and chorizo as … Continue reading

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Chicken breast stuffed with chorizo, served with Patatas Bravas and Mashed Chickpeas

Still on a Spanish food kick and with Fig coming over last night for Doctor Who (Frontios, if yer interested!) I decided to try and replicate the dish that Neil and I had for our main course when we were … Continue reading

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