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Cajun Salmon Tortilla

There are quite a few chefs whose food I have either enjoyed or have inspired me to cook their recipes. On the eating side, Paul at Marzano’s Caffe in Llanelli, never fails to impress in both short order or tapas. When its Greek then it has to be a visit to Nikos at Whitford in Burry Port. Similarly Pedro…

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Tarta del Casa

I find it funny when scanning menus, finding the variations on the pie fitted with a potato roof. If it’s meat I have sampled everything from cottage to mansion; even giggled at versions using spam (council estate pie). When at sea we have the simple Captain’s promoting all the way to admiral and even commodore. For my latest supper,…

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Russian to make Dinner?

I have a passion for Spanish cuisine and whilst on my culinary odyssey, I discovered something which initially surprised me, but upon reflection, made perfect sense; a Spanish kitchen relies heavily on tinned produce. Tinning has been proven to be the best way to preserve foods, a real bonus in warm climates. I mention this because for my latest…

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Only the crumbliest flakiest chocolate

If you grew up the 70s then you know the lyrics to song that sold millions of Cadbury Flake bars. A spin off was the Cadbury Flake cake:a cuboid piece of vanilla sponge with a measure buttercream in the centre, covered in melted Cadbury’s milk chocolate with a piece of flake on top. Since Cadbury’s was bought out several…

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The cherry on the top

By request I am sharing this blog entry with you. As a preamble, I have been filling my days during the COVID19 lockdown performing my day job within government, taking each day the opportunity to exercise, avoiding all forms of face2face contact whilst via social media helping to keep spirits high. I have also been taking time to enjoy…

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Are Thee A Yellow Belly?

Today has been make my own sausages vol 2. My love of Lincolnshire sausages began a long time before I met my wife. She grew up in the city and would tell of the best butcher to buy authentic sausages was Curtis’ in the old market hall. I always preferred sausages and she was bacon. I was HP and…

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Leaning Tower of Pizza

My father used to annoy me or to put it another way, wind me up! I only discovered before he died he did intentionally as t0 get arise out of me and a giggle for himself. When I would phone and ask “What did you have for tea Dad?” I would be greeted with the answer of Pisa or…

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Hot Dog!

Not quite. Every cuisine has some sort of tubular fashioned meat or vegetable delicacy. Whether it be sushi or chorizo, Lincolnshire or haggis; the sausage features high on the list of ‘every day’ foods. The humble Hamburger was of course though a deviant, is still a sausage at heart. You may also have a craving for the breakfast sausage…

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Chicken Alfredo

I never thought I would be writing a blog from what is potentially The Lockdown Kitchen, at least for the immediate future. There have not been, fortunately, many occasions during my lifetime whereby as a nation we have faced such a deadly adversary as Corona (COVID-19), and known about it. Yet there is a percentage of the population whom…

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