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Basic & Creamy Potato Soup #feedingabrokenheart

I do love a good recipe. For sometime now I have followed a food blog called http://pinchofyum.com/ Lindsay (of Pinch of Yum) creates the most delicious, easy idiot-proof recipes that are irresistible. She’s a foodie after my own heart.…

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LAMB CUTLETS WITH ROASTED VEGETABLES & PARSLEY, WALNUT...

As this blog progresses, you will realise my absolute and total love with cooking and eating food. However, despite that, you will also learn that I am also a huge fan of one-pan dinners. Straightforward, no-nonsense, delicious dinners with minimal washing up for your washer-upper or, in my case my dishwasher, my favourite kitchen gadget by a long way.…

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BLOOD-CURDLING FRUIT PAVLOVA WITH RASPBERRY COMPOTE

In honour of Halloween and inspired by one of the final tasks in The Great British Bake Off, I decided I’d make a two-tiered fruit Pavlova for a dinner party on Saturday night. If you fancy trying it, here’s how:…

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Chicken & Lentil One-pot Wonder

My favourite kind of cooking are those minimal mess, one-pot dinners that are low maintenance, healthy and absolutely delicious. This recipe, curated from a traditional Palmero (my father’s heritage) recipe “Lentejas”, was originally a cheap, meat-free, hearty meal to which I have added chicken. I also sometimes add bacon lardons, spinach, chard, Cavolo Nero just to change it up a bit. The purists will hate it but this simple, uncomplicated dish will happily feed a family any time of year.

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Eggless Vegetable Frittata

I ran out of eggs yesterday and being in #selfisolation I haven’t been able to get any. I love to do a tortilla, being of Spanish origin, and I often do these when I have leftover roast potatoes from Sunday’s dinner. So as not to break with tradition, I found a way around the absence of eggs! Here it is…

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Dining in, the new dining out!

It’s almost four weeks that we’ve been in lockdown. Every day feels like Groundhog Day! It’s the most bizarre Easter weekend we’ve ever experienced and yet the Husband and I were still looking forward to four days without our emails pinging and the phone ringing.

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Lorenzo’s Steak Diane

Serves 2 | 15 mins | 30 mins Ingredients 2 x 180g Sirloin Steaks 1 medium onion 2 cloves of garlic 50g Button mushrooms 1 tbsp English mustard 1 tbsp Dijon mustard A few dashes of Worcestershire sauce A dash of Tabasco 125ml red wine 75ml brandy Salt & pepper to taste 1 tbsp olive […]

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Skinny Chicken Caesar

Serves 2 | 10 mins | 25 mins Ingredients 1 chicken breast 1 anchovy fillet ½ a lemon 4 tbsp plain, fat-free yoghurt 10g grated parmesan Handful of rocket 1 Cos lettuce 1 Avocado Salt & pepper to taste Olive oil for cooking the chicken Method First butterfly your chicken breast. This means using a […]

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Mascarpone and Blackcurrant Cheesecake

Smooth, wobbly and utterly decadent!

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Lockdown Lowdown – Week 7

Home confinement has meant many things to many of us; rest, recalibration and perhaps even long ‘to do’ lists. As we hit 7 weeks, here’s what we’re learning…

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