Monthly Archives: February 2008

Flapjack

Sorry this is a repost somehow I deleted this blog entry from Sunday ( found in cache though) Brownie points earned in multiple this weekend not only did Nick sit through Sweeny Todd the Barber of Seville , while I … Continue reading

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Chicken Peanut Stew

I was searching for inspiration from my Flickr pictures from last year .. decided to share this Chicken Peanut Stew a food from my childhood and fantastic store cupboard food , dare I say in in the wake of the … Continue reading

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Carrot Turnip and Apple Salad

My heart sank a little when I saw the turnip in the vegebox this week. They are heavy , dense and woodsy great for poaching a chicken and good in a long slow cooked stew however I have a few … Continue reading

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Pasta with kale, chilli and anchovy

Lots of cavolo nero ( kale) in the vegebox hunting around for a recipe without having to hunt out extra ingredients hit upon a recipe at The Times online . I suspect may become one of my storecupboard classics with … Continue reading

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Falafel with beetroot and carrot salad

I have celebrated fixing my oven full story below , by making Falafel , I love falafel but can never made to make the deep-fried variety at home , they always disintegrate in the pan . This recipe is full … Continue reading

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Stuffed Hearts – the other Valentines Meat

For a minute I considered doing these for Valentines Day but instead waited for a Saturday night in . Two hearts each is enough, these do really taste pretty luxurious the taste we agreed is between liver and game , … Continue reading

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Valentines Dinner

This was the Valentines Dinner I had planned to be light and a lot prepared in advance but with some lovely colours bit risky as I had never made any of these things before . Quite successully secreted alcohol in … Continue reading

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Fish Pie

Finally after weeks of craving and with enough time for this dish in several steps Would serve 6 normal people with some peas and vegetables , but 4 people like me who if they really tried could eat the whole … Continue reading

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Guinea Fowl with smoked sausage and butter beans

There has been a Guinea Fowl in freezer for a few weeks now bought is a flurry of shopping and intimidating me ever since , game does that too me Native to West Africa, the guinea fowl has graced British … Continue reading

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Salmon and Leek Fishcake with Leek and Lemon Salsa

A very busy day which meant I needed to calm down when I got home ,so was best suited to a recipe with a few steps. I had planned to have fish pie this weekend but the faggots just won … Continue reading

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