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Orzo with a buttery cheese sauce

Cheesy orzo

I was absolutely delighted last week to find out that my local Morrisons had started to stock orzo pasta. They usually only stretch to spaghetti, penne or fusilli so I was well impressed. For those not familiar with orzo, its…
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Creamy chicken and white wine pasta

Creamy chicken white wine pasta

  Lets talk about chicken! There’s quite a bit of it on my blog – you’ll find curries, soups, salads and even a full bird or two. If however, you had to rewind the clock to two years ago, you…
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Buffalo chicken burger with blue cheese coleslaw

Buffalo chicken burger

  The ‘pulled meat’ phenomenon has been around for decades in the States but has only really taken off properly in the last year or two here in the UK. All of a sudden pulled pork and chicken are popping…
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Chorizo and chickpea stew

Chorizo and chickpea stew

I’ve been feeling slightly nostalgic about cooking these last couple of weeks and have had the urge to dust off old recipes that have been tried and tested many a time. This is one of these such recipes. Having first…
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Indian roast chicken

Indian roast chicken

I’m always looking for variations on the traditional roast chicken. Now, don’t get me wrong, a classic roast chicken is delicious and can’t be beat, but sometimes a change can be nice.┬áIn this case, I used a variety of flavoursome…
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Fruit and nut granola bars

Fruit and nut granola bars

I’m not a morning person – my boyfriend can testify to that. The poor soul has to listen to my two alarm clocks (yes, two) beep away intermittently for a good 30 minutes before I even open an eyelid. So…
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Pork with apples and creamy cider sauce

Pork apple cider sauce

I’ve been a very naughty food blogger this past week. I’ve been cooking some old faithfuls and didn’t get round to posting any new recipes. Thats the problem with food blogging, you are constantly striving to create new weird and…
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Creamy bacon and caramelised onion pasta

Creamy bacon and caramelised onion pasta

Lets talk about weaknesses. Chocolate, sugar, ice cream, donuts even – forget about it, I’m just not interested. My food weaknesses are of the savoury variety. In particular, bacon; cheese; carbs and cream. These are my partners in crime, the…
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Katsu chicken curry

Katsu chicken curry

I’ve been sampling curries from around the world this week, and todays curry is brought to you from Japan. The katsu curry is wildly popular in Japan and first came to my attention when eating out in restaurants Wagamama and…
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Cod and chorizo traybake

Cod and chorizo bake

I’m a bit of a wimp when it comes to fish. If it in any way resembles a fish i.e. fins, skin or god forbid eyeballs, then you can count me out. Call me a hypocrite but I like my…
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Creamy tomato and blue cheese pasta

Tomato blue cheese pasta

I’ve been feeling a bit poorly this week and my body was seeking out some serious comfort food. My comfort foods of choice are usually steaming hot bowls of thick and brothy soup or a big ol’ plate of soft…
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