Monthly Archives: August 2011

Breast of Lamb Slow Cooked with Onions

I really enjoyed watching Simon Hopkinsons The Good Cook very relaxing watching though inducing serious kitchen envy, now trying to work out how I might squeeze a sofa into our kitchen. Like his popular book Roast Chicken and other stories … Continue reading

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Chocolate Date Cake

I am not one of those girls obsessed with chocolate for me it is a bit of a take it or leave it ingredient. The exception was while I was pregnant I craved both cake and chocolate. I partly put … Continue reading

Posted in Desserts, Cakes and Biscuits | 6 Comments

Slow Cooked Sausage and Beans

This is definitely not a normal August dish but as I write this it is grey and drizzling, feels more like Autumn and  I  definitely need warming food. Juicy sausages with earthy pinto beans slow cooked til rich and sticky. … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Grains and Pulses, Meals, Meat , Joints, Steaks and Sausages | 4 Comments

Portabello Stuffed Mushroom Burgers with Tomato Salsa

I love the big portabello mushrooms we get in the vegebox. They are lovely make just seasoned and grilled in a cob.  This time I decided to do a little extra with them by stuffing them. You could use sausage … Continue reading

Posted in August, Summer, Vegetables and Fruit, Vegetarian | 2 Comments

BBQ Leg of Lamb and Boulangere Potatoes

For weeks I have jealously watched the biggest numbers of hits on Girl Interrupted Eating be for BBQ  recipes, getting to grips with the routine of a newborn has not left much time for playing with fire. Last weekend it … Continue reading

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