Category Archives: Made in Under 30 mins

Recipe – A Winter Soup

Chock full of smoky andouille sausage, potatoes, kidney beans and kale, this soup is hearty, spicy and rather garlicky – in fact it’s just perfect served piping hot, with lots of crusty bread on a frosty night. It’s also really … Continue reading

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Recipe – Very Easy Indian Naan Bread

Once you realize how easy it is to make delicious naan bread at home in a matter of minutes, you won’t bother buying it again. Piping hot and straight from the pan, they can be eaten plain or perked up … Continue reading

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Recipe – Spicy Shrimp Vol-au-Vents

These tasty little appetizers came about by accident when I purchased frozen puff pastry vol-au-vents thinking I was buying frozen puff pastry sheets. I’m happy to admit to always having frozen puff pastry in my freezer; to make it from … Continue reading

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Recipe – Cinnamon Spiked Chicken Pilaf with Olives, Lemon & Almonds

I love one-dish meals that involve little effort but taste as though you slaved away for hours. Apart from the chicken marinating time, this aromatic pilaf will be on the table in under 30 minutes, provided you have all the … Continue reading

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Recipe – Rosemary-Scented Blackberry Fool

When you find yourself in a field that’s almost completed fenced in by towering blackberry bushes loaded with fruit, you have to run and get a large container. I know I go on about British fruit but I can honestly … Continue reading

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Recipe – Espresso & Rum Semi-Freddo

I didn’t set out to make a semifreddo, it just evolved into one. I was intrigued by the utter simplicity of a classic Italian dessert that should have taken no more than 5 seconds to make in a blender; ricotta, … Continue reading

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Recipe – How to Cook Lobster

I’m sure there are many people out there who enjoy fresh lobster but are daunted by the task of cooking it themselves, so when I was invited to my friend’s annual lobster party, this time rather than going for a … Continue reading

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