Monthly Archives: December 2007

Sozzled Slow Roast Lamb

There really are lots and lots of sheep in Wales , so you have to have lamb really just to eat your way through them Always tempted to add tomatoes to my slow roast lamb but in Wales we had … Continue reading

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Christmas Leftovers

Very happy walking on Boxing Day with Turkey and Ham Sandwiches (using up the Spiced Ham ) just us and the sheep again …… But lots of Turkey also means plenty of Turkey Soup , either Laksa which is zingy … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner well maybe not

I think Christmas dinner might be the most boring meal all year for some reason though it was my first year cooking it and nothing burnt but I did not find it very satisfying , perhaps its because I am … Continue reading

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Wettest Walk in the World Soup

Back from some very wet but lovely walking in Wales over Christmas the rain comes from all directions , getting soaked to the skin requires some very warming soup on return . Some quick preperation before heading out means and … Continue reading

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Christmas Holidays

So Christmas is being spent in an isolated cottage in Wales which means I am trying to make sure we have enough food and drink for a fantastic Christmas and work out if I can live without internet access for … Continue reading

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Lentil Leek and Potato Warm Salad

I haven’t really been food shopping this week , was away last weekend and waiting for the festive food delivery at the end of the week to cart it all off to rural Wales. Still there were some vegetables left … Continue reading

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Banana and Rum Cake

Up visiting the boyfreind and while he is at work for the day decided to use up some decidedly brown bananas in some Banana Bread , if nothing else it promotes the domestic goddess look to have the smell of … Continue reading

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Spinach and Lentil Curry

Continuing to feel a bit ill , recommended that I consume plenty of spicy food and sweat it out , so a very quick curry eaten in front of the tv under a blanket. But served in the lovely bowl … Continue reading

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Lentil and Parsley Soup with Crispy Pancetta

What I thought was an allergic reaction this morning , has developed into a full blown cold so I have called and moaned at everyone I know , made honey and lemon and now I thought I would share it … Continue reading

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Mashed Butter Beans with Lamb Stew

While I love mashed potatoes its actually quite tricky to do enough for one ,but for something delicious and creamy absorbing of the most tasty stew might I reccomended mashed butter beans . Mashed Butter Beans A can 400g of … Continue reading

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