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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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Pulled Pork

There are lots of recipes for what to do with a pork shoulder. If you were looking, you can’t go wrong with this one from Dinner: A Love Story,¬†which is what I planned to do last week. Then I caught … Continue reading

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Cooking from the Allotment: It’s that time of year

There is so much food coming off the plot this year. Last year, I had an abundance of courgettes and documented a couple of ways to use them. There was pickle, cake, pizza and caviar. The cake and the pizza … Continue reading

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Summer Dinner

Last week I celebrated living in my flat for eight years. I think this is the longest space of time I’ve lived somewhere since I moved out of home. It was a Tuesday and Ma just finished her holiday and … Continue reading

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Other People’s Recipes – February 2017

I’ve been in a bit of a cooking slump recently, but these are things that have caught my eye since last time! Yogurt panna cotta This looks so good Yottam Ottolenghi’s winter soup recipes.¬† I generally give Ottolenghi’s recipes a … Continue reading

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Cooking fail

I like to think I’m a pretty good cook but being competent doesn’t mean that I don’t have things go wrong. Any cook who tells you that everything they cook is a total success is a liar or doesn’t actually … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cookies in a Jar

One of Oli’s Christmas presents this year was a jar of ingredients for making cookies. I also made up a jar each for the Baxter’s because they both seem to enjoy cooking too and I figured that during the Christmas … Continue reading

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