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Bread of Heaven

The wonderful Welsh hymn Cwm Rhonnda (Rhondda Valley) was given English lyrics by the legendary hymnist William Williams (Pantycelyn). The hymn is more widely known by another title, taking it’s name from a line at the crescendo. “Bread of Heaven – feed me now and evermore”. Indeed it is true you can’t live without bread, whether dietary, spiritual, or…

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The Wonders of the C

After a life time of avoiding fish following a bad experience as an infant; it nothing short of miraculous for my new found like is. Consider this, who hasn’t enjoyed the favoured Fish Finger sandwich with copious amounts of Ketchup? Driven through McDonald’s and used the excuse that a ‘Fillet O’ Fish’ is healthier than a Big Mac. Dashed…

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When the strong crumble

When it comes to desserts it is all too easy to buy some supermarket sweet treat. The downside of course is lack of control over sugars, fats and preservatives. Although it is easy, I often think its akin to handing over your house and car keys to a complete stranger and saying “drop me off somewhere and I’ll get…

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Pests & Fowl

Looking for a tasty Saturday night dinner I head towards the Med. Chicken & Pesto with roasted Tomatoes served with either cooked pasta or medley of roast vegetables makes for a filling tasty main. Butterfly chicken breasts and fill with pesto, surround with cherry, plum or salad tomatoes (halved), drizzle over olive oil and season. For extra touch sprinkle…

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Kim Yong Porc stirred Fry

It’s been a while since I last blogged recipe or a menu, but today I feel compelled to share my latest supper and a new regional style. I came across a recipe for Korean Sesame Pork Stir Fry which sounded quite tasty and relatively straight forward. Here’s the recipe from the BBC I amended the recipe to allow for…

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The Life of Pi(e)

A guilty pleasure of mine many years ago was mince and onion pie with chips from the local chippy. Alas with maturity comes the result of years of abuse which means I can no longer stomach both portion size nor the fats involved. The stodgy delights from my youth can be recreated in a much lighter vein in my…

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Well and Truly Stuffed!

In my opinion stuffing isn’t the right thing for me,I just don’t like the smell of the Paxo stuffing that you all by from tesco e.t.c.What i do like tho is homemade stufing,it’s just alot better.Infact i love the smell of homemade stuffing,it’s wierd how i like homemade stuffing but not Paxo,so people out there that don’t like suffing…

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Tandoori nights

Tandoori Culture Tandoori food was generally cooked in a Tandoor oven in the Indian subcontinent which was  a large clay or mod dome that could reach 450 degrees Celsius using coal and wood. The word Tandoori comes from “tinûru” meaning mud (tin) and fire (ûru) in Akkadian. To respect this culture most people toss a tandoori ready meal in…

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