Category Archives: RECIPES

Recipe – Very Easy Mango Chutney

I love mango chutney and there’s a vast quantity of recipes out there. I like the idea of a chutney that is not only fast and fabulous but one where the sweet mango flavor really stands out and isn’t swamped … Continue reading

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Recipe – Spiced Corned Beef & Cabbage

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, although for the life of me I don’t see why this isn’t eaten year-round, because it’s absolutely delicious and would warm the heart of any ‘meat and potatoes’-type of person. If you have … Continue reading

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Recipe – White Bean & Chestnut Soup with Prosciutto

This is a lovely comforting soup for a blustery day. I’m all for the shortcut of opening a can of beans but if you’re a purist and insist on soaking dried beans overnight, then go ahead but this soup takes … Continue reading

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Recipe – Sausages Roasted with Potatoes and Apples

Here is a visually more appealing version of an old standby recipe from my student days long ago.  Layers of sausagemeat, apples, onions, herbs and something else I can’t recall, were baked in the oven. It was an economical and … Continue reading

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Recipe – Chocolate Shortbread Cookies with Tart Cherries

These tender little melt-in-the-mouth cookies are ridiculously simple to make in a food processor. The dried tart cherries are optional. You could use dried cranberries or leave them out altogether. I happen to love the contrast between a rich, chocolatey, … Continue reading

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Recipe – Baked Celery with Stilton & Walnuts

When it comes to cooked vegetables, celery is generally overlooked which is a shame because it has a wonderful robust flavor that goes brilliantly with roast meat or fowl  – and the addition of walnuts and Stilton cheese takes it … Continue reading

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Recipe – Chicken Roasted in Milk with Aromatics

This is one of those weird and wonderful recipes that really works. Originating from Jamie Oliver, it yields a deliciously moist and fragrant chicken. The fact that it’s ridiculously easy to make, is also a huge plus. The lemon zest … Continue reading

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