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Roasted cod, minted pea mash and crispy pancetta

Cod is not a fish I’ve cooked with much before. I generally think of it as quite boring, mild-flavoured and let’s face it, often better battered at your local chippy with a side of mushy peas. However, I’ve come to … Continue reading

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Sea bream with anchovy, tomato, capers and olives

Anchovies, capers and olives. I think of these as ‘grown up’ ingredients, ingredients that we learn to love with age. I’ve only recently admitted to myself, and family, that anchovies and capers are not in fact the food of the … Continue reading

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Chicken, tomato and tarragon

When I say tarragon, you say……? …With chicken, rice and a creamy sauce? Yeah? Well that’s my go to recipe anyway, and probably the same for you lot. But don’t underestimate the old ‘erb! As I found out last night … Continue reading

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Leek and gorgonzola pasta with balsamic roasted tomatoes and crispy chorizo

Like most of my cooking, this meal was a ‘chuck whatever I have in the fridge together’ kind of affair. However I’ve chosen to blog about it because it was particularly scrumptious and, as always, quick and easy to make. We always … Continue reading

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Idiot-proof lunch ideas

These are a few things things I’ve made recently which I feel don’t quite deserve their own post but nonetheless deserve a little bit of recognition (aww…). Lunchtimes tend to be a quick and easy affair in our house – … Continue reading

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Pizza – red onion, pepper, chorizo and caper

A couple of weekends ago I had the good fortune to stumble upon the amazing Franco Manca whilst at a street festival in Brixton. I was torn between sampling the Caribbean fare that lined the streets or trying one of … Continue reading

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