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Veggie Moussaka

A veggie moussaka-lasagna hybrid that will get your taste buds going! Continue reading

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Easy peasy slow-cooker Beef/Boeuf Bourguignon

I made a delicious beef stew… I mean, Bourguignon!… at the weekend, using a super easy recipe. The word Bourguignon refers to a recipe that is prepared in the style of the French region of Burgundy. A recipe prepared à la … Continue reading

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Going all ‘Forrest Gump’ and cooking gumbo and cornbread

I went all “Forrest Gump” (my favourite movie of all time!) this weekend and made Bubba’s favourite… gumbo and cornbread… for the first time ever. Who’d have thought that mixing SO.MUCH.MEAT together would be so scrummy?! It was really fun … Continue reading

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Chai from scratch

As a huge lover of spice, I’m also a huuuuge lover of chai! And by chai I mean the real stuff, made from real spices, not that powdered malarkey that’s sold in the superstore! Ingredients: 1 tbsp fennel seeds 1 … Continue reading

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A “stay inside and drink hot chocolate” kinda day (that my dogs did not understand)

They made me take them to the local beach in a torrential downpour and gale force winds. Then I had to give them a bath when we all got home. Double whammy. (But look how cute they are now curled … Continue reading

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Epic macaroni cheese

Macaroni cheese (that’s mac n’ cheese to America 🙂 ), according to Wikipedia, started in France, then made it’s way to Britain in the 14th century… so Brits should be good at this, right??? 😉 Well, after a good few … Continue reading

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A Jamie Oliver Christmas

Last year we went for a Gordon Ramsey theme. Bacon-wrapped turkey, clove studded ham (it was delicious!). This year, with just the two of us at home for the day, I wanted to go for something a little simpler, so … Continue reading

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