Browsing All posts tagged under »Food«

Christmas Red Cabbage

December 22, 2012

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A Christmas side dish that you can prepare in advance and will keep your hob free for gravy making.

Black Rice Salad

December 17, 2012

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One last reasonably healthy recipe from me before the gluttony of Christmas descends. Ed created this black rice salad one lunch time which is greater than the sum of its parts.

Clementine Madeleines

December 6, 2012

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These are a nice alternative to a mince pie. They give you that 'chocolate orange vibe' without having to tap-it-and-unwrap-it.

Dulce de Leche Brownies

November 19, 2012

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Super gloopy, caramel filled chocolate brownies.

Attic Studio

November 3, 2012

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The attic is now fully renovated and in use as my new photography studio.

Courgette and Chorizo Tarts

September 30, 2012

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Tasty little individual tarts made with a thyme and parmesan pastry then filled with courgette and chorizo.

Plum Cake {Cheese Cake}

September 15, 2012

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I took one bowlful of Victoria Plums from our little tree and turned them into a tray bake that has allusions of being a cheesecake.

Apple and Salted Caramel Focaccia

September 5, 2012

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It's focaccia, but not as we know it.

Pasta

August 21, 2012

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Today the boy and I made fresh egg pasta for lunch.

Chicken Satay Noodle Salad

July 22, 2012

15

Don't you think it's so much easier to eat salads when the sun finally comes out? This isn’t just ANY salad though, it’s a ‘Claire and Ed’s Spicy Satay Noodle Salad’

Just Chilli

July 7, 2012

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This Summer seems to be about cagoules, umbrellas and drying off soggy chickens. So I cooked a chilli to warm our bones.

Honeyed Apricot Tarts

June 23, 2012

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Lil' honey glazed apricot tarts. You can eat these in one mouthful. That's one of your five-a-day right there.

All Day Pork

May 31, 2012

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Some things are worth getting up early for. The first one is a cup of tea and the second is the promise of a pulled pork pitta. This pork is dry rubbed with coffee and cooked all day. You're welcome.

Espresso buns

May 29, 2012

23

With each coffee choc chip spirals you get a hit of smooth coffee flavour, the toothsome bite of fresh baked dough plus a sweet sticky mess of icing that gets all over your fingers. Espresso Rolls : Perfect for elevenses.

Fruity Breakfast Loaf

May 27, 2012

5

We do like a fruity loaf. I made up this recipe on the hoof but it worked out just right for Sunday breakfast.

Espresso Panna Cotta

May 22, 2012

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I am really very pleased with this recipe; I think it worked out rather well. Creamy and wobbly and rich with coffee flavours.

Caramel Apple Cloud Pancake

May 18, 2012

20

Oh really...more oven baked pancakes? I know, I know, but this one is another winner. I promise. It's a good way to turn a crisp green apple into a decadent dessert for two or a greedy breakfast for one. What's not to like?

Make it Flaky

May 8, 2012

12

I am not sharing this because it’s healthy. I am not sharing this because it’s pretty. It’s not even a clever or complicated dish. In fact…you could say that it’s just a big sausage roll. Point taken. I wanted to show you a quick flaky pastry recipe that I think is easier to make than […]

Baked Eggs

May 1, 2012

21

A simple lunch of baked eggs...with a side order of pancetta and some crusty bread.