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Cauliflower and Macaroni Blue Cheese Soup

I mentioned a few posts back that I had restarted my journey to lose weight. I love soup at any time, but particularly at lunchtime, because they are filling, often packed with veg in a way that a sandwich can … Continue reading

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Cooking With Children: Honey and Soy Chicken Kebabs

One of the most educational activities you can do with your child is cooking, but so often that seems to mean baking biscuits or cookies and cake. That’s fine every now and then, but doesn’t teach them about how to … Continue reading

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Curried Coconut Tofu Noodle Pot Recipe

This is a variation on the prawn and miso noodle pot recipe that I posted a while back. This version is very slightly more labour-intensive — you have to dice the tofu! — but not by much, and I can … Continue reading

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Salmon Miso Noodle Soup

A while back I shared my love for one of my favourite recipe books, The Kitchen Revolution and now I’m going to share one of my favourite recipes from it, a Japanese-style noodle soup with salmon and miso paste. I … Continue reading

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White Chocolate and Raspberry Rice Pudding

I love rice pudding. I almost feel embarrassed writing this up as a recipe it was so ridiculously easy, but it’s so delicious and easy to cook I don’t really care. Ingredients 100g pudding rice 850ml whole milk 60g white … Continue reading

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Raw Date and Raisin ‘Truffles’

As a member of Tesco Orchard, I received some vouchers to try Bioglan’s organic raw cacao powder and another product of my choosing, for free courtesy of Tesco and Bioglan. Have I mentioned that I love Tesco Orchard? It’s a … Continue reading

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Chicken and Chorizo Paella with Chicken-Skin Crackling

After cooking this the first time round, the idea of stripping the skin from the chicken pieces and frying them to create crunchy little croutons popped into my head. I was trying to find ways to make the photograph a … Continue reading

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Thai-Style Minced Pork with Basil and Jasmine Rice

I make no claims for its authenticity, but this makes a quick and easy cheap midweek meal, ideally suited for using up any vegetables that you might have languishing in the fridge. I used courgettes and peppers this time, but … Continue reading

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Sunday Lunch: Herb Roast Chicken with Braised Greens, Roast Potatoes and Carrots

Roast beef and pork with strips of tooth-shatteringly crispy crackling are all very well, but after a while I always end up with a craving for roast chicken. Maybe it’s something about it being a whole animal, or the seemingly … Continue reading

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Coconut and Chicken Noodle Soup

While this recipe might seem a little long and involved, I promise you it’s not. It started with a yellow stickered free range chicken from Sainsbury’s buried in the freezer and half a tin of coconut milk left over from … Continue reading

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