Category Archives: Cheese recipes

The Summer Wardrobe: Parmesan Shortbread

My summer wardrobe began with a cocktail: refreshing, lovely and Spanish-inspired. But, on its own, a drink is not half as much fun as it could be. For that first drink of the evening, particularly in hot weather, I also … Continue reading

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How to eat well, whilst working full-time, in five steps

Those who read this blog regularly will know that for most of its existence I have been freelance, working a maximum of four days per week, generally from home. Which has meant that cooking for both the site, and for … Continue reading

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Seven-minute midweek cheese sauce for gnocchi or pasta

I have been back at an office 9-5 for four weeks and have, of course, been remembering how very few things are really WTF material. When you’re out all day, commuting for almost two hours, and trying to get life … Continue reading

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How to feel rich for a quid: marinated feta and mashed sardines

There aren’t many things that will tempt me into Lidl, despite the apparently jaw-dropping prices. The queues are so long, and the experience so abrasive, that I would rather pay more for things than brave it. However, they do have … Continue reading

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The twelve days of Kickstarter: mini-Gruyère cakes

A ‘cake’ in French is, confusingly, not what Anglo-Saxons might call a gâteau. It is usually a loaf shape for a start, sometimes served at breakfast and, often savoury not sweet. The first one I ever made, for example was a … Continue reading

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Tartiflette: the après without the ski

At this time of year lots of very smug-looking people get on the Piccadilly Line with huge great long bags, full of their own skis (no ‘renting’ them for the ‘pros’), and for a nanosecond I dream of snow, blue … Continue reading

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Roquefort, walnut and raisin bread

This is a very selfish post. I made this bread yesterday and, despite the fact that it’s not dinner, or a meal, or anything you’re likely to make after work, I am still blogging about it because I want the … Continue reading

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