Monthly Archives: November 2007

Chicken and Butter Bean Stew with Polenta

Very easy but heartening quick stew about 2 minutes preparation , one of those store cupboard dishes , just have to remember to take the chicken out the freezer , alternatively they defrost in warm water in about 25 minutes. … Continue reading

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Coconut and Lime Macaroons

I am not a big chocolate eater but I do have a soft spot for a Bounty Bar ( featured here on the stunning Chocablog ) sadly its a bit cold and rainy to venture out. Making some food for … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Stars

Chrismas Gingerbead Cookies in the wild ,eaten while walking the coastal path in Devon , the red blobs are actually Scarlet Elf Cap Wild Mushroom growing in the grass. This is probably going to be my Christmas card .This image … Continue reading

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Carrot and Apricot Cake

After the success of the sticky gingerbread last week I am in a baking frenzy for the upcoming weekend away attempting to prove my domesticity and provide sustenance for the planned mammouth walks. Mostly carrot cakes are made with raisins … Continue reading

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Mushroom Soup for the Soul

Returning home from the weekend the fridge is pretty empty other than a box of mushrooms from the vegebox , I could eulogise forever about how different these babies are to anything you find in a supermarket instead of going … Continue reading

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Chunky Vegetable and Lentil Soup

Urggh Frustrating Day – work has “upgraded” my laptop with Windows Vista so even trying to type a document. Just formating a simple document means hours tracking down all the standard functions under cutesy irritating graphics – its time to … Continue reading

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Spicy Fishcakes and Asian Slaw

Wanted something a little bit wicked and spicy the asian slaw is deliciously fresh and crunchy next to the oily smokiness of the fishcakes. Just grabbing a bunch of coriander the rest of the ingredients were in the house already … Continue reading

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Sticky Gingerbread

> As Guy Fawkes Night is celebrated across the UK on the 5th of November obviously , always seems a bit perverse that the foiling of conspiratorial plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605 should be celebrated … Continue reading

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Borscht , Beetroot Soup

Its cold outside and have some cooked red cabbage from the weekend and some beetroot from the vegebox . So it is time to revive a recipe from earlier in the year , giving credit to the recipe to flickerite … Continue reading

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Roasted Pork Loin with Apple and Apricot Stuffing

After a busy week, gentle Saturday walking in Wales and an easy dinner of Roasted Pork Loin stuffed with apple and apricots , served with baked celeriac and stilton , and vegebox red cabbage. Once prepared everything cooks in the … Continue reading

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