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La Tartiflette

One of the more marvellous things about French cuisine is the sheer variety. Every region, sometimes every village not only has its own cheese, but its own specialities or variation on local dishes. 727 more words


Partidge in a pear tree? No....red wine!

Such suppers are simply a treat and give a real feeling of early Christmas merriment. This is a warming, rounded, fulsome dish that leaves you feeling replete and at one with the world. 296 more words


BiteSighs: You do make friends with salad

I know, I know. There are two problems with this ‘recipe’:

1. It is a salad. At Christmas. And I’m going to tell you that this will fill you with sparkle and festive spirit. 803 more words

Half-baked Ideas

Claire's Super Smokey Bacon and Kale Pasta

Today’s we bring you another main meal using an ingredient from part 1 of our Superfoods Series and today the hero food is Kale :  386 more words

Eat Clean

Proper spaghetti carbonara

I didn’t like parmesan cheese when I was younger, so this dish, for me, was like some sort of culinary awakening.

I know that sounds ridiculous, but obviously when you get older and your taste buds mature you suddenly get a real appreciation of what food, in particular, traditional recipes, are supposed to taste like. 264 more words


Comfort Leek and Lardon Quiche

Not only did I not post anything for a while but I am also not sticking to the Halloween theme. So double apology. I am in a transitory period and all I need at the moment is comfort food. 363 more words



This is the simplest supper supreme – yet it needs care and love and attention. Be patient – use the best ingredients and you cannot…well not really… go wrong…really. 225 more words

Italian Cuisine