Category Archives: Meals

Fish Tagine (Pressure Cooker)

Tagine are traditionally slow-braised at low temperature, ate mounds of them during a holiday in Marrakech , usually I will cook a tagine in the slow cooker, usually using something that favours a long cook, mutton or rabbit. But this … Continue reading

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Cookbook : Leon Baking & Puddings : Spelt and Walnut Loaf , Damson Parfait

Another cookbook to kick my cooking muscles back into gear this time for Leon restaurants the takeout restaurants tick all my boxes  with a focus on sunstainability and seasonally . Leon restaurants don’t exit outside London which is really unfair … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Meals, Season, September, Vegetarian, Wild Food | 4 Comments

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

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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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Slow-Cooker Steak and Kidney/Mushroom Pudding

It seems a bit wrong to be eating steamed puddings in July  but the weathers been pretty odd and I really need some comfort food at the moment to power me through hours of breastfeeding and nappy changing. Nicks’ parents … Continue reading

Posted in Beef, Meals, Meat, Uncategorized | 9 Comments

Chard and Cheese Pasta Gratin

In a desperate attempt to get this baby out we have been eating a lot of spicy food, but I decided to give our tummies a bit of a break and made something with some stodge I am loathe to … Continue reading

Posted in Brassica Cauliflower Cabbage and Kale, Meals, Pasta and Noodles, Uncategorized, Vegetables and Fruit | 6 Comments

Honey and Raspberry Semifreddo

Prior to my pregnancy I  didn’t really like ice cream, I aways felt a bit to creamy and I preferred sorbet or an ice lolly but since getting pregnant I am happily obsessed with ice cream. Taking every opportunity to … Continue reading

Posted in Desserts, Cakes and Biscuits, July, Vegetables and Fruit | 6 Comments

Cucumber , Radish and Broad Bean Salad with Radish Leaf and Feta Pesto

One of the signs of early labour is something called nesting, women report a strong urge to clean. Nesting is the only practical explanation for  I spent the first day of a heatwave  vaccuming the house, washing the kitchen floor, … Continue reading

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