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Mayonnaise

What foods do you always have in the house? You know the ones that your cooking and eating are built around? Mayonnaise is not one of those foods in my house, at best I bought it because I needed it … Continue reading

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Lemon Posset

Ever since I had the lime posset at Dark Horse, I knew I wanted to learn how to make it, and Tom was here for dinner yesterday, so it seemed as good a reason as any to have a go. … Continue reading

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Another use for pancakes

Lasagna but with pancakes instead of pasta. I try and work pancakes into the entire evening meal on pancake day! I regret nothing…

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Roly poly sausage

It’s no secret that my mother doesn’t like cooking. She can cook, but years of having to do it and having to cater to my father’s odd tastes (he used to insist on putting hard boiled eggs in a steak … Continue reading

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Boiled Chicken

I talk a lot about how my childhood shaped the way I cook, but apart from Grandad’s Bread Pudding, I don’t have a lot of recipes from my childhood. I don’t remember Ma following them or having many cookbooks around … Continue reading

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Quick and Dirty Guacamole

I’m not a huge fan of avocado. It’s not the taste, it’s the texture, never say never but I can’t see me ever being a huge fan of avocado toast. The only form I eat avocados in is guacamole which … Continue reading

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Cooking lately

One of the things about August is that my eating and cooking become unplanned. Last year, I was logging this every week and August is full of weeks that start, “I couldn’t be bothered to cook” or “I was tired” … Continue reading

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