recipes

My recipes/cooking blog. I don't update it anywhere near as often as I should, but that's probably because I don't get creative in the kitchen anywhere near as often as I should!

  • Spatchcock chicken and roasted veg

    A chicken that has been spatchcocked is one that's had the backbone removed and then squashed flat. Because of this is cooks quicker and the theory also is that the legs will cook properly, …

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  • Shepherds Pie

    Shepherds Pie

    This Shepherds Pie recipe is a simple one, made with mince rather than left-over roast meat. It uses a relatively small amount of meat, bulking it up with a generous amount of …

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  • Fruit Scones

    Fruit Scones

    There are probably more different recipes for scones, and even just for fruit scones, than there are people who make them on a regular basis. This is another one!

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  • Green Peppercorn sauce for Steak

    Green Peppercorn sauce for Steak

    A rather rich, and very tasty (even if I do say so myself!) sauce to accompany steak that doesn't really take very long to prepare and really does go nicely with …

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  • Noodle salad

    Whilst it's certainly not the most attractive of dishes, it's a quick and easy side to make for a BBQ to go with more traditional ones like potato salad and a dressed green salad

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  • Paprika & Pancetta Chicken Casserole

    Stats

    Serves: 6Prep Time: 20 minsCook Time: 1 hour

    Ingredients

    900g skinless chicken thigh fillets340g cubed smoked pancetta2 leeks, trimmed and sliced into 1 cm rounds1 white onion, finely sliced1 …

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  • Rocky Road Cookies

    Rocky Road Cookies

    These cookies are a treat that's well worth making. If you don't want all 12 (though you probably will!) pop the pieces of cookie dough you've got after step six into a bag …

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  • Oven Baked Pea Risotto

    Oven Baked Pea Risotto

    The big downside, if you can call it that, to making risotto is the time that you have to spend pandering to its needs by stirring, adding stock, stirring some more, and …

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  • Iberico and Grape Pizza

    This is a firm favourite, though quite often other toppings get used and a half-and-half pizza is made with half Iberico and Grape and half with Cajun chicken and other goodies. The best white …

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  • Pork Chops with a Barbecue Maple sauce

    Pork Chops with a Barbecue Maple sauce

    Pork chops smothered with a sticky maple bbq sauce are a thing of wonder, accompanied by sweet potato wedges and coleslaw they're a fantastic evening meal …

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