Monthly Archives: May 2011

Wet Garlic and Preserved Lemon Risotto with Slow Roasted Tomatoes

After a lovely roast chicken last weekend , I put the bones covered with water  into the slow cooker on low for 4 hours resulting in a lovely rich chicken stock that screamed risotto. As a main ingredient I was … Continue reading

Posted in Grains and Pulses, Uncategorized, Vegetables and Fruit | 10 Comments

One Pot Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

  As I have got older weekends have changed and the food I eat has changed to suit . I used to need a hearty Saturday breakfast to soak up Friday night post work cocktails,  now I am more likely … Continue reading

Posted in Meals, Season, Summer | 6 Comments

Pork Belly with Lentil and Slow Roasted Tomato Salad

Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean I  want to give up big Sunday roast joint ( if only for the leftovers) . In summer though, out go the vegetables and in come the  lighter salad ingredients . This weekend we … Continue reading

Posted in May, Meals, Meat, Pork, Salads, Spring, Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Smoked Trout Salad with Crispy Fish Skin

  I love smoked fish and could happily eat it every day, the smoking gives fish an extra richness delicious in salads, fishcakes , pate. Thanks to Smiths Smokerys’ regular stall at Farmers Markets  in the East Midlands , I … Continue reading

Posted in Fish, May, Salads, Season, Uncategorized | 11 Comments

Green Thai Fish Curry

Little packets of fish pie mix in the supermarket , you know the one pink white and yellow fish are expensive at full price for fishy offcuts. Half price or less they look more enticing with a limited shelf life … Continue reading

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