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27 Jun 2019

Fabulous French Onion Tart

Not to be confused with Quiche Lorraine, French Onion tart really is what it says. Onions. ...
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19 Jun 2019

Vegan Bagna Cauda

Bagna Cauda (literally warm bath) is a Piedmontese dip, traditionally made with garlic and ...
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21 Aug 2018

Pesto alla Poly Tunnel

Like many, I think I might have overdone it a bit on the tomato planting in the poly tunnel...
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09 Aug 2018

Green Eggs Over Lentils

The best things are often afterthoughts and this was just that. I was tweaking Nigel Slater...
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31 Jul 2018

Rare Roast Beef and Lentil Salad

Rare roast beef and lentils are a great basis for any salad but what really gives this it&#...
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30 Jul 2018

Perfect Beef Fajitas

We've started making our own fajita rub but adding a bit of lime and pineapple juice d...
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30 May 2018

Elderflower Cordial

If you find the over fragrant 'cat's pee' smell of elderflower a bit too muc...
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30 May 2018

Lemon Cordial

You can either make a big batch of this, pasteurise it in a water bath and store in a cool ...
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01 Aug 2017

Smoked Chicken and Potato Salad

A simple lunch or easy supper that is quick to make and shows off our delicious smoked chic...
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13 Jul 2017

Apricot Jam

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19 Jun 2017

Crab & Chorizo Empanadas

Makes 20 / prep time – 20 minutes Preheat the oven to 180°C and bake for about 20 minute...
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19 Jun 2017

Crab Cakes

Makes 12 / prep time – 30 minutes Preheat the oven to 180°C and bake for about 30 minute...
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27 Apr 2017

Devon Steak Pasty

Makes 7/8 pasties / prep time – 30 minutes (excluding making the pastry)/cooking time Pr...
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04 Nov 2016

Stuffed Tomatoes

Stuffed Tomatoes - or Pomodori al riso as they’re known in Rome. Stuffed anything sounds te...
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04 Nov 2016

Caponata Involtini (aubergine rolls)

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04 Nov 2016

Panzanella -Tuscan bread and tomato salad

As my sister said to me - 'who would have thought bread and tomatoes could be so delic...
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04 Nov 2016

Tabbouleh

Tabouleh comes in all shapes and colours. Bulgar/cracked wheat is a must, as is enough flat...
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04 Nov 2016

Harissa Crab Pasta Sauce

Classic crab pasta sauce with a harissa twist. Easy, tasty and a bit flashy - what more can...
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04 Nov 2016

Tandori Chicken & Squash

Baked harissa chicken with butternut squash.
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04 Nov 2016

Poor Man’s Tagliata

The joys of a thick, BBQ’d and sliced on the bias, ‘Italian Tagliata’ style steak are worth...
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04 Nov 2016

Broth of God

Stocks and broths are wonderful creations that we all should be making more of – not just b...
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04 Nov 2016

Risi e Bisi e Runner Beans

In it’s pure Venetian form, Risi e Bisi is a wet risotto of rice (obviously), smoked pancet...
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04 Nov 2016

Black Pudding & Cavalo Nero Pasta

Our black pudding is the best – not only for breakfast but for supper too.
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29 Sep 2016

Uncle Vito’s Meatball Sauce

Why anyone wants to eat boring old Spaghetti Bolognese when they could be eating this beats...
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