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A really wonderful Sri Lankan curry

I originally made this in trepidation, wanting something other than cauliflower cheese, but not sure what the ingredients would be like when they came together.  There was no need to worry.  484 more words


On the menu - pasta, ice lollies and the New York Times food app


I am always open to new suggestions with my cooking, which is perhaps not always a good thing because when you’ve got a particular recipe down to a tee, why deviate into something that is probably not going to be that good? 1,108 more words


On the menu - mostly quick food


My cooking mojo has slightly left me this week, so quick food is the name of the game. I saw this recipe for chicken noodle soup… 892 more words


Our Verdict: "Home Cook"

Kirstin: It was always going to be difficult to follow last month’s book by Melissa Clark.

Maureen: Yes, because that book was utter perfection. This book, on the other hand, was not. 379 more words

Our Verdict

On the menu - oatcakes, granola, poppy seed bread x2, vampiro juice and raw jam


I made Thyme and Parmesan Oatcakes from Lorraine Pascale’s Bake and they were absolutely delicious and completely moreish. They had a gorgeous, subtle, cheesy flavour and the perfect proportion of crunch to chew. 1,133 more words


"Unbelievably Dark & Delicious Chocolate Cake" from "Home Cook"

I’m not going to beat around the bush: This was a disaster.

Just look at the picture above as it really is worth 1,000 words. It’s just one big gloopy mess. 204 more words


"Pomegranate-Glazed Chicken Thighs with Red Quinoa Salad" from Home Cook

Kirstin: I’ve been looking forward to cooking with pomegranate molasses, but never had the opportunity before.

Tom: Is that what’s on the chicken?

Kirstin: Yes, it’s what makes that wonderful glaze. 91 more words