Monthly Archives: August 2007

Green Tea and Cardamom Madeleines

Its a weekend at home for the first time in ages so I have done a little baking having rediscovered my love for chai as usual doing festival season, I fancied making some with green tea and cardamom they taste … Continue reading

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Camping again … surely not

So three weekends in a row under canvas and three national parks This time Snowdonia ..my first visit and it did not disappoint glorious hills almost totally deserted for some quality walking , lunches in heather and bracken swept hills … Continue reading

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Fabulous Fennel

I posted before about what to do with huge bunches of parsley how you end up putting it in everything and just loving finding new combinations . Well thanks to my vegebox I tend to get a large bulb of … Continue reading

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Festival Food – Green Man Festival

Food at Festivals is now all about sustainable organic freshly made food , this weekend we hit the Green Man Festival after a massive range of food stalls last year I was not disappointed this year with spanish, mexican , … Continue reading

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Camping it up – Chilli and Pasta

We have been trying to get out camping for weeks now things kept cropping up and the weather was dire, so the tent had stayed packed up . Finally this weekend we hit the Peak District with the car loaded … Continue reading

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Poaching a chicken

I am off for the weekend , didn’t want to leave a chicken and a lot of vegetables in the fridge . I pretty much always buy whole chickens not portions these days .. it was a nice yellow organic … Continue reading

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Noodle Soup

My little brother is currently exploring south east asia, an amazing photographer he is making me insanely jealous with his pictures It did get pretty cold yesterday sat at my desk so made up some udon noodle soup ,tofu flavoured … Continue reading

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“One day the apprentice will surpass the master” – Dinner at my Mums

Well no time soon my mum served a blinder of a meal this weekend and she was very understanding about me photographing everything . Despite being a full time GP she cooks everything from scratch at least 3 meals at … Continue reading

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Pulses and Grains

Currently pretending to be very healthy with piles of grain and pulse based salads. Beetroot , Goats Cheese Beluga Lentils and Thyme Salad The great thing about these salad is that unlike tomatoe or lettuce based salads they actually mature … Continue reading

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Lentil and Red Pepper Soup

Very easy Two cups of red lentils, a large red pepper three cloves of garlic. Pour over a two pints of boiling water simmer for 30 minutes . Puree It was very cold today raining cannot believe that in August … Continue reading

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