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March 2016

chilli beans with couscous

Chilli Beans, Couscous and Tomato Salsa

Chilli beans are a quick, easy and cheap dinner full of flavour and just enough Mexican influence to satisfy that smokey spice craving. What’s even better is that it’s super versatile: serve with couscous; brown rice; or use it as a base for nachos and…

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March 26, 2016
mushroom pasta

Mushroom Pasta

  Mushroom pasta is a great option for a quick dinner. My first attempt was all about frying the mushrooms and adding some cream to make a  sauce, and herbs to add extra flavour. This produced reasonable results and was cooked many times. But…

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March 19, 2016
thai chicken sausage rolls

Thai Chicken Sausage Rolls

  It gets really hot in summer and the last thing I feel like doing is cooking. So I look for the easiest options that require minimal time in the kitchen but still deliver on flavour. These sausage rolls are a perfect solution: throw everything in…

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March 12, 2016
rich dark chocolate cake

Rich Dark Chocolate Cake

This is the chocolate cake that I pretend is a family recipe that has been handed down from generation to generation, the moistness coming from a closely guarded secret ingredient. In reality  its the easiest cake to throw together and tastes like it takes a whole…

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March 5, 2016