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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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How to feel rich for a quid: make cheese #1

Cheese, she says. I can hear the sighs from here. But cheese isn’t all the hard stuff, only produced by those wearing hairnets and plastic shoes. It can also be the likes of this labne, or ricotta, or paneer, soft cheeses … 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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A weeknight rarebit

Things on toast, that’s what you need on a wet, windy Monday. Things on toast that require very little work and no shopping whatsoever. A rarebit, or rabbit as some people call it, is the perfect antidote to effort as … Continue reading

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Alpine food for Alpine weather: Recipe Rifle’s Tartafin

The snow may have melted but there is apparently more on the way and you could be forgiven for slathering yourself in duck fat, wrapping yourself in foil and getting in the oven to keep warm. I have thought of … Continue reading

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Fast Festive Treats, including Deserve-To-Be-Famous Rarebit Puffs

It’s that time of year, the time when you can’t move for cocktail sausages, smoked stuff on blinis and small, overpriced battered things in boxes of 12. But there is another way, a homemade way and although you may scream … Continue reading

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Champagne, cheesy biscuits and celebrating

I am celebrating. The bathroom is done-ish, I have some more work when the landscape was looking distinctly bare and I have just made peace with my oldest friend in the world, probably one of the few people, bar my … Continue reading

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