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Sandy's Working Women's Whack-it-together Pie

December 10, 2009 3 comments

Like me, I am sure many of you work. Coming home late and preparing a nutritious and delicious feast in minutes, is just one of the many talents we acquire through necessity. And using up left-overs in increasingly tempting (yet affordable) ways, is another.
So – here’s a recipe to combine these talents and leave your family begging for more. In fact, you might find them cutting down on polishing their plates in an attempt to have left-overs for you to make pie with… Read more…

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Brussels Sprouts: The only way to cook them.

December 8, 2009 1 comment
Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts still on the stem, yesterday. Err Sunday.

Christmas is coming, a fact that may have escaped your attention. And with Christmas comes a load of traditional dishes, one of which is roast turkey served with all sorts of delicious things. And Brussels Sprouts. Read more…

Portuguese Grilled Chicken Breasts for Inebriated Ladies

December 3, 2009 3 comments
Grilled Chicken Breast

Not burnt. Blackened. Gottit? I can assure you it was delicious.

Hmmmm. Here I am, a victim of neglect (so neglected that I went to the pub where I was fed cider by people who should know better), waiting for the two of the three women who are important in my life to come home (my dear mother is entirely blameless in this episode) from a clearly-more-entertaining-night-with-workmates-than-with-me. I am lost, abandoned and bereft. A lonely hulk on a misty sea. A man alone, drifting, directionless, neither Dutchman nor flying. Read more…

Blink-and-you’ll-miss-it pasta with bacon

November 30, 2009 Leave a comment
Ian's Bacon Pasta

Delicious simplicity cooked in minutes.

The best food is often the simplest and when it comes to simplicity, my china Ian is a master.  I like watching him cook because he makes it look as easy as it should be, yet the results of his handiwork are always elegant and exceptionally tasty. Read more…

Blink-and-you'll-miss-it pasta with bacon

November 30, 2009 Leave a comment
Ian's Bacon Pasta

Delicious simplicity cooked in minutes.

The best food is often the simplest and when it comes to simplicity, my china Ian is a master.  I like watching him cook because he makes it look as easy as it should be, yet the results of his handiwork are always elegant and exceptionally tasty. Read more…

Sandy’s Particular Pesto

November 23, 2009 4 comments

Being my very first attempt – I hope that this is where I’m meant to be, and how I’m meant to be doing it!

Herewith dead-easy, throw-it-together pesto that is so delicious you’ll have no trouble hogging it all for yourself. No need for amounts – just throw in what you think, taste it and adjust where necessary. Read more…

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Dirt Cheap Dinner

November 3, 2009 2 comments

Unless you’ve just painted a big “X” on a busy London intersection, you are unlikely to be wealthy enough to eat delicious expensive gourmet food every evening. With this in mind, I would like to share with you this recipe that has the double benefit of being both cheap and quick. Read more…