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Halloween party ideas

In Cakes and Bakes, Other, Pasta and Risotto, Pork, Sides, Snacks, Sweets On October 20, 2014 0 Comments

I do love Halloween though I have never been trick or treating. It’s just not in my British nature to knock on someone’s door and give out ultimatums…. Read More »

cheese and onion quiche

Cheese & caramelised onion quiche

In Other, Pastry, Tarts and Pies, Veggie On October 14, 2014 19 Comments

I have never ever hankered after a daughter. Obviously if one had appeared then I’d have loved her and been very happy indeed. But one never did. And… Read More »

rosemary and dijon chicken

Rosemary & Dijon chicken stew

In Chicken, Curries and Stews On August 26, 2014 4 Comments

I got chatting to a girl from Halifax the other day. It was a revelation. We found that both Leicester and Halifax have similar Christmas traditions. Now I… Read More »

cauliflower bulgar wheat salad

Roasted cauliflower, cumin & bulgar wheat salad

In Salads, Veggie On June 17, 2014 6 Comments

I am a barbecue snob. I’m not happy or indeed impressed by a few burgers and a sausage or two. Add to that a pack of pre bought… Read More »

broc and cauli mac cheese

Broccoli, cauliflower and pasta cheese

In Pasta and Risotto, Veggie On May 6, 2014 10 Comments

So although I am now less than 6 weeks from my due date the main thing that’s clouding my mind isn’t packing my hospital bag, nor is it… Read More »

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Carrot, courgette & cheese mini savoury pancakes

In Other, Snacks, Veggie On May 1, 2014 11 Comments

I have lost count of the amount of times I’ve heard intelligent, caring, perfectly competent parents state that they just can’t bring themselves to let their kids help… Read More »

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Banana berry smoothie

In Other, Snacks, Veggie On April 28, 2014 0 Comments

What’s that saying? Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper. I’m not sure we have time in our house to breakfast like… Read More »

beef bourg pie

My slow cooker beef bourguignon pie

In Beef, Pastry, Tarts and Pies On December 13, 2013 2 Comments

Now I know this sounds like a lot of ingredients and possibly therefore hard work, but I promise you it’s not. It’s the dish that really gives back…. Read More »

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Cranberry stuffing balls

In Christmas, Pork, Sides On December 1, 2013 2 Comments

What’s the best bit of Christmas lunch? Not for me the meat, nor the roasties. Not even the honey glazed parsnips or gravy. The stuffing has it all;… Read More »

pizza

Homemade pizza

In Breads, Other, Veggie On October 29, 2013 7 Comments

There are some things in life that once you upgrade, you simply can’t go back. Shoes spring to mind, no one wants squeaky cheap shoes. Men too; after… Read More »