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Theslowroasteditalian’s magnificent savoury loaf

For some time now I have been planning to make the shortbread recipe I picked up in Bridlington lately. Typically, I stumbled across a recipe via a Twitter link that changed my mind. I definitely have a savoury rather than … Continue reading

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Impulse food – Ploughman’s lunch

There are some eating experiences which just make you wonder why you don’t have them more often. Often quoted in this respect are cornflakes – when was the last time you just had cornflakes… No red berries, no chocolate, sugar … Continue reading

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A Birmingham Floating breakfast

On a drizzly early summer morning in Birmingham I had some time to kill and wandered the streets looking for an interesting place for breakfast. I fancied something a little different, away from the chains. My usual approach is to … Continue reading

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Tartiflette – developing the cheese and potato theme

After this week’s experiment with Bajan Sweet Potato, I’m continuing the potato theme in this blog – specifically Tartiflette. This dish brings together the classic cheese and potato combination in a very French way. Last year we visited Clermont-Ferrand and … Continue reading

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Cheesy Bacon Egg Cups

A while ago I saw a Tasty video entitled Cheesy Bacon Egg Cups on Facebook. I’ve subsequently found other potential sources and I am not sure where the original came from. It looked a pretty, easy and clever way of … Continue reading

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Beet-ing the winter salad blues

In my head a salad is Summer with all the ingredients beautifully warmed by sunshine. It is one of the most seasonal of all dishes. I love the textures and the combinations though and I can’t wait for the next … Continue reading

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Cafe Week: #3 Fresh Basil, Belper 10/10

I’ve been a Fresh Basil customer for around ten years. I started going there on recommendation by friends and continued going more frequently because it was a great place to get a coffee early in the morning and they open … Continue reading

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A life in food or an interest in food? The Cheese And I

I’m reading The Cheese and I by Matt Feroze. It’s the story of a young graduate who develops a love of cheese and moves to France to pursue his dream to be a master cheesemonger …successfully as it turns out. He … Continue reading

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The Kitchen Diaries by Nigel Slater

This is another inspirational book for me. If I am in doubt what to cook, and even to buy, I can very quickly check this and have some ideas. The first sentences of Nigel Slater’s book are instructional – “Right … Continue reading

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A sophisticated breakfast recipe – not

Sometimes a cooked breakfast is just what you need. The “recipe” here is one slice bread, one slice toast, scrambled egg, mushrooms, black pudding, bacon, sausage, fried cherry tomatoes and a slice of processed cheese – with brown sauce. Nom!

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