“Bruschetta” Chicken

I love making Bruschetta when we have people round for dinner and drinks. What could make for a nicer little canapé than some crusty, garlicky bread

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Ginger & Garlic Prawns

I feel like I'm on a bit of a ginger kick at the moment. As I've been skirting the edges of a cold since Christmas it seems like a sensible way to ke

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Sweet Shortcrust Pastry

I'd never normally make pastry, especially as the products you can get in the chiller cabinet or freezer can be really good. Sometimes a special occa

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Smoky Pork with Dirty Rice

I always find January to be a difficult month. It's dark and dreary outside and all of the bright lights and colour of Christmas are long gone. And,

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Orange & Cranberry Cupcakes

We're finally down to the foothills of the Christmas food mountain. The end is in sight at last... As I've said on more than one occasion my approach

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Goats’ Cheese Chicken

Ok, so the Great Cheese Glut of early 2019 continues to make it's mark on what we're currently eating! Hot on the heels of the Comté and Garlic Mus

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Bourbon-glazed Salmon

Jack Daniel's and I have never really been friends. Years of experience have told me that I should stick to the colourless spirits, like vodka, gin a

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Steak with Peppercorn Sauce

I think I've mentioned my love of Steak-Frites before, haven't I? It may make for a straightforward dinner but there's a reason that you can order it

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Ginger Chicken Noodles

Do you ever have one of those evenings where you get a craving for something from your favourite restaurant but can't be bothered to change out of yo

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Quick Green Curry Salmon

No matter how much I love cooking things from scratch I think it's perfectly acceptable to take a few shortcuts now and then. This is especially true

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Fajita Chicken

I think that Fajitas have to be a contender for the ultimate mid-week dinner, don't you? Firstly, they're quick to make. If you really try you can

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