Posted by | May 2, 2014
Courgette & butter bean soup

This is really easy, cheap and filling. I added the broccolini for a fancy shmancy garnish but it can easily do without. You can serve it with crusty bread, drizzle...

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Posted by | February 21, 2014
Cheat’s poached egg with smoked trout and rosemary mushrooms

I do love to indulge in a good poached egg but as much as I've tried, and I have tried so many times using all sorts of tips and tricks,...

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Posted by | February 17, 2014
Autumn Rainbow Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing

I saw rainbow carrots at the shops last week and was overcome with a compulsion to have them, as I loved the idea of cooking with these gorgeous little batons...

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Posted by | February 6, 2014
Beetroot and dill salt

Rock or flaky salt in a bag is pretty cheap in the shops. And it's handy for all kinds of things, like covering your wooden chopping board with it to...

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Posted by | January 30, 2014
Salmon ceviche

Ceviche, pronounced seh-vee-tcheh, is a really fresh, citrus-marinated sort-of raw fish salad. It originates from the coastlines of South America, more specifically Peru, and it's starting to reach our shores. The...

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Posted by | September 4, 2013
Asian-inspired burger

I was recently tasked with coming up with a burger based on limited but conventional burger-related ingredients: beef, buns, gherkins, iceberg lettuce, tomato and onion. I could add 4 additional...

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Posted by | July 15, 2013
Lazy beef pie with suet crust

I have been participating in a weekly challenge hosted by the PnP Fresh Living Magazine called Freshly Blogged. Every Friday they email us a list of ingredients and we are...

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Posted by | July 15, 2013
Belly-warming smoked paprika butternut soup

Effort:  Easy Expense: The wine and black garlic might be a bit pricey, the rest is cheapy cheap Kitchen fire potential: Virtually none Serves: 6 I was given black garlic...

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Posted by | June 12, 2013
BBQ Springbok loin & roasted sweet potato

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Father's day is coming up and this would be a great treat to do, and compared to the cost of a beef fillet, its not...

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Posted by | June 5, 2013
Roasted tomato and curry soup

Effort:  There's a bit of chopping involved, so its a leeetle schleppy but worth it Expense: Won't break the bank Kitchen fire potential: There'll be a bit of heat from...

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