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Roasted Salmon served with Black Garlic Pasta

What is black garlic? That was my first thoughts when I saw a TV chef use this ingredients. I thought it must be a particular type of garlic that was only different only because of its colour. However, it turns … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Pasta

This recipe from, my meal plans, is continuously the most popular recipe on my blog. The pasta recipe is unbelievably quick. I even surprise myself how quickly dinner is on the table when I make this dish, and despite salmon appearing … Continue reading

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Quick Work Day Dinner

I’m a stay at home Mum, but if my Dad’s PA is ever ill then I fill in. This week I’ve been working and I invented this recipe so I could cook dinner super fast when I got home from … Continue reading

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Peperonata

I’ve mentioned before that for Christmas my husband bought me a great new cook book called ‘Forgotten Skills of Cooking’ by Darina Allen of the internationally acclaimed Irish cookery school Ballymaloe. Reading the book last weekend found a fantastic, simple … Continue reading

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Quick Creamy Pasta

Thanks to Sainsbury’s for showing me this basic, easy carbonara sauce that I’ve been able to use time and again with a variety of different added ingredients. I tried out the Sainsbury’s feed your family for £50 campaign a few … Continue reading

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New Quick Macaroni Cheese Recipe

On my meal plan section I have a quick macaroni cheese recipe, but I’ve invented a new version, which I think may be even quicker! My good friend Kate requested the recipe and so here it is, enjoy: Serves 4 … Continue reading

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Bacon & Cabbage Pasta

I first cooked this dish at university. It was originally a recipe from Jamie Oliver, at that time he was only on his second recipe book and my housemate Jenny and I loved to cook things from his new TV … Continue reading

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Quick Salmon Pasta

Here is a recipe from my meal plans, that I cooked today. This recipe is unbelievably quick. I even surprise myself how quickly dinner is on the table when I make this dish, and despite salmon appearing like a luxury … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Fried Eggs

Now that students are getting back to university after the Christmas holidays I thought I better get back on with my student meal plans. So here is a recipe I posted some time ago that some members of my family … Continue reading

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Christmas & Turkey Leftovers – Pasta

I’ve been in pursuit of a new recipe to use leftover meat from the Christmas lunch. We’ve still got plenty of turkey and ham left over and today my husband and I made a delicious meal that really made us … Continue reading

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