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S T R E S S E D…{backwards}

If you spell stressed backwards you get DESSERT! Here’s a cheeky little simple dish to push the blues away. Ingredients fresh or frozen berries such as raspberries and blueberries Meringue nests Vanilla ice cream Almond shavings 70% Cocoa Dark Chocolate Squirty cream Method in a non-stick pan heat the fruit with a little water and sugar on a high…

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Risotto Campagna

One of my favourite dishes it has to be said is Risotto which is a northern Italian rice dish cooked in a broth to a creamy consistency. The broth can be derived from meat, fish, or vegetables. Many types of risotto contain butter, wine, and onion. It is one of the most common ways to cook rice in Italy….

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Picnic or Takeaway

Two observations that always fascinate me is firstly, our sense of vogue for other culture’s peasant food and secondly, how around the world did we adapt to store and preserve the harvest until the next. Even the best hunter-gatherer would be on occasion hard pressed to live up to the title. I remember the famous ‘farting’ scene in “Blazin’…

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Spicy Meet-balls

I cannot think of a better way to spend a Sunday evening than with friends enjoying a home cooked meal. Tonight was no exception and as a departure from the usual Sunday Roast is Pasta Sunday. This meal is almost vegan; I say almost most because we enjoy an unhealthy sprinkling of Parmesan; whilst enjoying vegetable protein meatballs. So…

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Cawl On Lan

The history of the Guinness Book of Records it is reported start because the brewery felt it necessary to produce a reference which would end the famous ‘pub argument’. In Wales there is one topic for sure that most people agree on; they all love “a drop of Cawl”. Cawl has two meanings depending on which side of Powys…

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Once Upon A Time…

Tonight’s hearty midweek treat was loosely based on a dish mentioned in the 3rd “Mariachi” movies by Robert Rodriguez, “Once Upon A Time in Mexico”. In the movie the character played by Johnny Depp says he orders simple pork and rice in every cantina he’s been in looking for the best. He then proceeds, having found the best, to…

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a Hot Pot

Pasta Bolognese  Mince Onion Mushrooms Garlic Basil Chopped Tomatoes Tomato Puree Pasta Water WHOOSH!!!

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Ancient & Modern

The long standing pot of stew goes back in history 100s of years. Designed to be an affordable ready meal for the family after a long hard day of labour. Today isn’t a good day in this house and I have had to find something to do, so I have prepared my sausage casserole which is a scratch recipe…

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Chilli under Pressure

Here’s a quick hearty meal thats serves 6-8 depending upon appetite. Chilli is another spicy dish ever popular with us Brits. My version was needed to feed hungry souls quickly. Living on a budget? No problem I estimate a total cost of £5 (yep 65p per head). I used a pressure cooker instead of the usual slow cooker. Ingredients…

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