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Cooking from the Plot: Vegetable Quiche

I’ve been dealing with a surfeit of vegetables for the last month. The summer squash decided to go mental, the greens are abundant right now, there’s a lot. I came across a recipe for roasted vegetable quiche which had a … Continue reading

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Cooking from the Plot: Chard and Goat’s Pasties

Last weekend we pulled the chard up from its bed and with that there will be no more chard in the Dempsey household until August at the earliest. But over the last two months or so, those plants have been … Continue reading

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Shallot Tart

Ages ago I used to make an onion tart. It was a pretty good tart, simple to make (because I don’t do faff) and tasty. Where I got the recipe, I have no idea but I did write it down … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon and Potato Tart

The week after Christmas, I was all about using up the Christmas leftovers. I think I’ve probably said it a thousand times but we didn’t buy or eat that much this Christmas but I still felt like I was drowning … Continue reading

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Black Bean and Corn Pastries

One of my mainstay meals is black bean and corn tacos. Like anything I cook a lot of I’ve adapted it from the orignal recipe to suit me better. Those changes are that I add more vegetables, I put red … Continue reading

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The Weekend is gone…

The weekend just whizzed by, on Friday night I was in bed by 8pm and slept all the way through until 8pm! Then I was up and sorting stuff out, two batches of pastry for mince pies and the biscuit … Continue reading

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Cooking: Leek, Anchovy and Goats Cheese Tart

If you have at any point come to my house for dinner mid week you will at some point have eaten a version of this tart. The original idea of using puff pastry like this came from Nigel Slater as … Continue reading

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