Monthly Archives: May 2013

Claypot Chicken

You know that feeling at the end of the day – the one when all you are fit for is the sofa.  Ideally with a glass of wine in one hand and the other held out expectantly for a plate … Continue reading

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Ham hock, parsley and lentil salad

I have to admit to a little scepticism about lentils in my youth and am ashamed to say thought they were only for those who might also knit their own sheep’s milk yogurt.  How wrong I was and I can … Continue reading

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Lemon Cake and the 1970′s

  I like to have a cake in the tin at weekends, it make me feel a bit Ma Larkin and reminds me of proper weekend teas when I was young.  There was usually a good walk on a Saturday … Continue reading

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Wild Garlic Pesto

  My kitchen smells of garlic, I mean really smells of garlic.  There is a huge bunch of wild garlic in a jar, the wild garlic pesto has just been made and now the wild garlic caldo verde is on … Continue reading

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