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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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Allotment Adventures: Not much to report.

If traditionally a Bank Holiday weekend means lots of time on the plot, then I broke with tradition this weekend. I’m blaming the hives… We got to the plot on Saturday and watered and weeded and planted out some squash … Continue reading

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Cottage Pie

I made this over the Christmas break, using the leftover roast beef. I’ve never made a cottage or shepherds pie using the left over roast before and as roast dinners were never much on Ma’s repertoire of meals she cooked, … 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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