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Fantastically Flavoursome Pasta Bake

Day 6 of the Cupboard Challenge, and in the process of preparing dishes for Big Sis’ impending birthday celebration I’d managed to add a couple of red peppers to our supplies.   637 more words


Creamy cauliflower and pancetta scallops

This probably isn’t the most attractive-looking dish I’ve ever made (something to work on, I suppose?). However, it was really comforting and tasty.

I made a creamy cauliflower sauce by blending steamed cauliflower with coconut cream and a little garlic. 35 more words


Gratin Polesano / potato and cheese gratin

I was given this delicious gratin recipe by Italian chef and cookery writer, Valentina Harris, who I met through my involvement in the wonderful… 376 more words


Big Bean, Little Bean

One of my most favorite legumes is fava beans (a.k.a broad beans), and I just can’t get enough of these guys. Sautéed with garlic & olive oil or whizzed up into a hummus, they’re super tasty anyway you cook them. 658 more words


Fried chicken breasts with green, yellow and red lentils and peas – WFD#23

Although this doesn’t look like the most delicious dinner, recipe number 23 for my ‘What’s for dinner? Challenge was actually really yummy. I think the main problem was all the green… I only bought green lentils, rather than the red, yellow and green that the recipe asked for but I didn’t want to buy three 500g bags of different lentils if I didn’t like them! 367 more words

What's For Dinner? Challenge

Parmesan Chicken & Pancetta with a Lemon Onion Cream Sauce and Lemon Asparagus

Tonight’s dinner is a slight variation of one of Linda and my childhood dinners, with a few ingredient changes. I know Linda remembers my mother’s broccoli wrapped with ham and Swiss cheese served with an onion sauce. 298 more words


My Carbonara Epic Fail!

I love spaghetti alla carbonara. I’ve eaten it many times and I’ve watched people prepare it. I know how important it is to make sure the eggs don’t cook & scramble. 247 more words

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