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Chicken in a creamy tarragon sauce

Creamy tarragon chicken

Chicken, mushroom and tarragon are just three flavours that work perfectly together. Try as you might, if you stick to this classic flavour combo, you can’t really go wrong. This is an ideal starter dish if you aren’t all that…
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Steak, mushroom and Guinness pie

Steak, mushroom and guinness pie

On a cosy night in on a cold blustery night, there is nothing more comforting and satisfying than a huge plate of rich and tasty steak pie, accompanied by heaps of creamy mash to mop up all of the lovely…
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Sticky pork belly

Sticky pork belly

I’m going to warn you now – this stuff is dangerous! One forkful and you’re done for. Forget the thigh gap and the banishing of your love handles – those babies are staying put for the time being… Words don’t…
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Loaded sweet potato skins

Sweet potato skins

This past wee while, I’ve been stuck in a bit of a rut when it comes to work lunches. More often than not I settle for an uninspiring and let’s be honest, pretty unhealthy sandwich. Either that or, dread the…
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Bacon and egg potato salad

This was good! Not just good, but goooood! Admittedly, your average potato salad doesn’t tend to set your world on fire. They are often just a kind of gloopy, mayonnaise carb-fest that doesn’t really have much taste at all. Fortunately,…
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Bacon and blue cheese pasta

Bacon and blue cheese pasta

Christmas seems like a dirty word so far into February. What business do I have mentioning such an event? None really, other than to show off the remnants of a gift we both received on the aforementioned day. You see,…
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Czech beer cheese

Czech beer cheese

Me and the boy recently got back from a wee trip to Prague. It was a belated Christmas present to each other, and it most definitely didn’t disappoint. Prague was an absolutely stunning city – full of quaint cobbled streets…
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Mozzarella stuffed meatballs

Mozzarella stuffed meatballs

Today is a rather special day. Exactly one year ago today I started up The Glasgow Scullery on a whim. Admittedly, I get easily bored with new projects and at best, I thought I would keep it up for a…
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Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon

I remember making Julia Child’s recipe for Beef Bourguignon a couple of years ago. It was absolutely divine but truth be told, it was a wee bitty too consuming and pernickety for my liking. It took the best part of…
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Creamy vodka pasta

Creamy vodka pasta

Vodka pasta is nothing new, it’s been doing the rounds on the web now for quite a few years, and has even made its way onto legitimate restaurant menus. I first came across this recipe a few years ago and…
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Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti The Sopranos

Happy New Year everyone! I hope everyone has had a lovely Christmas and New Year and is feeling refreshed going into 2015. It’s been a ridiculously long time since I last posted, which I can’t help but feel slightly ashamed…
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Pea and chorizo risotto

Pea and chorizo risotto

My regular readers might have noticed that I’ve been awfully quiet of late. The past week and a bit my body has been taken over by the uninvited party guest, more commonly known as the flu. Seriously, there I was…
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Malaysian beef curry

Malaysian beef curry

Growing up I was never really a big fan of curries, I think mainly because the only ones I had tried tended to me heavy on the curry powder and not much else. Over the years I’ve discovered that I…
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Thai meatballs

Thai meatballs

Let me first say that I LOVE Italian meatballs, there’s nothing at all wrong with a gorgeous chunky beef meatball smothered in a delicious rich tomato sauce. Set upon a glorious mountain of spaghetti, whats not to love. Why tamper…
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