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Rachel Roddy’s chicken with potatoes and anchovies

If there was anyone I’d be happy to share my kitchen with, I think it would be Rachel Roddy. Since my kitchen is tiny, with barely room for one person, let alone two, this would be quite a step. But … Continue reading

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The Summer Wardrobe: Lemon Salsa

As a Brit I find food and cooking more of a challenge in the summer than throughout the rest of the year, mainly because, just as hot-weather clothes are rarely needed in this country, so is hot-weather food. But this year we’ve had … Continue reading

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How Europe educated my palate and why it matters

I had a post all ready for this weekend, I was planning to upload it on Friday and then, well, then we know what happened. I don’t think I have ever been more shocked by a piece of news since … Continue reading

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Friday Night Fixes: feta-basil crostini and anchovy dressing for green vegetables

My cooking life has, rather unexpectedly, been turned upside down by renovations that don’t even touch the kitchen.  A new bathroom. moving the washing machine and new doors would, in most people’s houses, not even stroke the edges of the … Continue reading

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Duck parmentier

I’m back! Did you notice I’d gone? Did you know that I was in Port Eliot, then Suffolk, then France then the Edinburgh Festival? What do you mean you had better things to do?! Ah well, me too, but now … Continue reading

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Summer avocado pre-dinner treat

Do you ever have those days when you come home, head straight into the kitchen and you’re just too hungry to even think about making anything dinner-like; you have to eat NOW? I have them all the time and usually … Continue reading

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Erm…look what I’ve got!

A business card, with the most beautiful typography. Thank you Mr David Pearson; I love it.

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