Tag Archives: pomegranate

Smokestak enlightening

I love the idea of a smokehouse. It’s like a barbecue on steroids and, like barbecues, I’ve had some good and bad experiences. I’ve had some fabulous juicy and sticky ribs but also some horribly dry brisket which should have … Continue reading

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Half a nose to half a tail – the Kenilworth Lamb

It was back in November 2015 that I bought half a lamb from the rather wonderful Kenilworth Free Range. The box I collected was surprising for its weight and variety. For £70 I’ve fed over 50 generous plates of food … Continue reading

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Lamb meal #7: Lamb breast wraps with hummous

Surprisingly I’ve found a part of the half a lamb which I’ll happily take a detour round. The recipes I looked up on how to cook breast of lamb gave away the clues. Breasts of birds are the prime eating … Continue reading

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Lamb #5: a sneaky leftover tagine

Is there a better ‘leftover roast’ than lamb? I can’t think of another meat which keeps its flavour and texture so well and can even keep on giving the second time around. For me there are two options: a slow … Continue reading

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A near miss on lamb meal number 3: and a lesson in juggling peppers

Most blogs portray beautifully photographed meals which go well. I like to think I add a little everyday reality, domestic chaos and personal incompetence to the mix. Regular readers will know that I have bought half a lamb and I … Continue reading

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Moroccan Salmon and Couscous with spiced chickpeas and pomegranate

I’ve talked before about my love of tagines and couscous and the palette of flavours that North Africa has to offer. They can produce quick, easy, tasty, healthy and visually attractive food. I also recently purchased some oven bags. After … Continue reading

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Month Of Solitude Day One – Roast chicken with tabbouleh and Harissa dressing

Day One of the Month Of Solitude begins with a sleety, cold Sunday. After seeing Mrs M off in a taxi I decided to grab a quick breakfast. I’m using MyFitnessPal, Up and Fitstar at the moment and they do … Continue reading

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Pomegranate help required!

  If I had listened to my father I would still think that preparing a pomegranate was tantamount to repairing a fine Swiss watch. He insists that although he loves the flavour, the preparation is not worth it. I had visions … Continue reading

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