Left over roast hotpot

Sometimes only comfort food will do, especially when I am tired. so yesterday I was rummaging through the freezer and the various packets of leftover roast meat from a Sunday dinner and I decided to make a hotpot. Mainly because its very easy but also because the packet of meat I retrieved was roast goose…

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I’m not quite sure where this week has gone, but here we are at the start of another menu! I have snuck in a pie this week and a few other comfort food favorites. These dishes are not expensive to make and delicious and tasty and what’s more the leftovers are great to freeze for…

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Sorry for the delay peeps, got back from a trip across to the US yesterday and all I wanted to do was have a good curry and sleep – so I did! I have snuck in Coronation chicken this week as its one of my all time favorites. You can also add chopped dried apricots…

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We have a very global theme this week, Turkish, Indonesian, South Indian, Italian, Japanese and Sri Lankan. Lots of different cooking styles and flavours going on, the thing I love most. It also gives you the opportunity to tweak to suit your taste adding more or less spices and getting things just as you like…

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You’ll notice a fruitiness about this weeks menu (and lack of red meat!), I am very in to the combination of sweet sharpness with poultry and fish at the moment. Taste a lot when preparing these recipes and get the balance right for your own palate – I like a very strong citrus element but…

Weekly menu 31

Week 31 – where is this year going? Saturday’s dinner was inspired by a friend, Sam Phoenix (who incidentally makes exceedingly yummy cakes! – https://twitter.com/huffingtoncakes) – Butternut squash lasagne.  As I wasn’t really watching what she was doing I apologise Sam if I dishonour what was a delicious dinner!  Thursday’s cauli cheese is one of my…