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Veal Saute with Red Wine Sauce

This was pretty easy to make, but I found the meat to be a bit tough. I thought that veal scallopine were supposed to be tender – maybe it’s the place where I buy it from. 127 more words



I love Beef Wellington, but it’s a tricky thing to make so I usually leave it to the experts.  This Salmon Wellington looks a lot easier and although the recipe uses tinned Red Salmon I don’t see why a nice piece of fresh salmon couldn’t be substituted.

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Lemon Pasta with Chicken

One of the great thing about friends is that you have common interests. I have friends who post, or rather, re-post recipes they see on social media, but I’ve never known them to cook! 294 more words


Cheese Please!

Made a quick and delicious herb cream sauce for some pasta this evening. Easy to make and very satisfying.

Garlic, shallots, thyme, butter, heavy cream, chicken stock, parmesan cheese, S&P. 107 more words


Beef Tenderloin with Porcini and Pepper Sauce

Once again I am dashing off to another trip to the coast, this time to our RV river property for four days. I made this a couple of weeks ago, with HUGE THANKS to Conor Bofin of the delightfully funny and delicious food blog, … 188 more words

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Pumpkin, snake bean and bamboo soup with coconut

The food and cooking of Indonesia and the Philippines, 160pp.
Ghillie Basan and Vilma Laus
Aquamarine, London, 2007
Cooking on page 32

The majority of this cookbook focuses on Indonesia, which is just as well because it is the cuisine I know better—haven’t been to the Philippines yet, but it’s on our travel list. 524 more words

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