Category Archives: Web inspiration

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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A year of blogging and a true WTF chicken and chorizo stew

I started this blog just over a year ago, on 1st May 2011 to be precise and, although I have not reached my target of 20 blog posts every month (five days a week put paid to that in January), … Continue reading

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Warm salads for cold days: black pudding, caramelised apple and walnut

Defeated by this weather, I am yet again struggling to move into ‘spring’ food mode. I had a baked potato this week ffs! I haven’t had one of those all winter but this endless rain just sent me into a … Continue reading

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A perfect foodie Saturday: Maltby St market, Monmouth coffee and Catalan treats

London foodieness can be a tad exhausting. The best places to eat take months to get into, the newest places don’t take reservations and keeping up with what’s hot and where to go often makes me want to retreat to … Continue reading

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Smoked sardine crostini

A completely new ingredient, at least in your own country, is a rarity. So I was delighted to discover smoked sardine fillets in M and S last week. I had no idea what to do with them but, since I … Continue reading

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Making Vegetables Sexy: Riverford’s Vegetable App

There has been a lot of chat about vegetarian-only cookery books recently, partly inspired by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s newest offering but also resulting from the financial and ethical requirements of our age: properly bred meat is expensive and who has £14 … Continue reading

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Christmas begins…

Today has been a day devoted to food. I am spending Christmas with friends, so I thought I’d better make some contributions. First I soaked fruit for the second Dundee cake of the week (Delia’s), made mince pies (Delia’s mincemeat; … Continue reading

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