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Chicken Lasagna Cacciatore

I’m not entirely sure if lasagna is a “sexy” enough topic for a blog post, but I’ve had enough people ask me for this recipe over the years that I thought I should share it with all of you. 1,617 more words


the same thing

In the early 1980’s my grandparents decided to move from the North to the South of England. I loved Phyllis and John and was extremely happy – as we all were – that they were coming to live nearby. 1,141 more words

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Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff is a classic  Russian dish, made distinctive by the use of paprika and sour cream. It makes a regular appearance in many homes, but is ironically one I’ve never eaten – before now. 315 more words


Butternut Squash Soup

This was a very special week!  It was the first time since last May it was cool enough outside in the morning when I woke up to be able to open the door and just have the screen open.  599 more words


Gluten-Free Banana Spice Muffins

It’s starting to get chilly and dark earlier each day in London, and everyone is moaning about winter coming but I am one of those annoying people that loves winter and everything about it, so I can’t wait for the cold, the snow, the mulled wine, and most of all CHRISTMAS; although I was born in February so I might be just a little biased. 202 more words


The Perfect Beef Stew

It’s been almost a month since the last time I posted something! These weeks have been kind of hectic and full of work, and the outlook is… they will continue being this way for at least another four weeks!! 400 more words


bean eaters

There used to be a pizzeria on Via Luca della Robbia whose sign said simply that, Pizzeria. However everyone called it il Toscano, the Tuscan, after the owner, whose name Fecini was engraved for the observant just above the door. 1,676 more words