Just back from France, and ooh la la, how lovely the short break was! We basically ate, read and slept, which is how every good weekend break should be. More to come on that, but in the meantime, here's a recipe that I did on the first night over...Read More
You know those days your lovely OH has spontaneously invited four highly critical friends over for dinner? Like, tonight. And you’ve nothing in the fridge except a half jar of pesto and some nuclear-war resistant parmesan. Check the freezer, if you’ve some fish and a bag of breadcrumbs too,...Read More
When I was a poor student in France, I predictably wanted to sample all the epicurean delights of the region. However, my impoverished status usually meant it came down to a choice between food and wine. You can imagine which one won that epic battle...so I learned to line...Read More
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I bake this because I’m lazy, but Mum cooks an amazing veg-topped healthy version in the pan which is to be honest, must tastier. This is a good dieting dish, but be careful, the Cajun spice’s first ingredient is salt, which is not...Read More
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My only experience of men cooking during college was their big weekly dish, usually lasagne, which for some reason demanded a Dolmio Lasagne Set, lots of cheap gristle-riddled mince and seven separate dishes left ‘to steep’ for six weeks.
That version was...Read More
This sounds a lot fancier than it is. The smoked chillies are also known as chipotle chillies and have a beautiful deep smoky taste which really does transform a basic dish.
This is a lovely comfort food, and when it appears in our house my boyfriend usually knows to stock...Read More