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Smoked Mackerel Pate

This is a great lunch or starter for a dinner party. As with everything I do it is very quick. It took 2 minutes to whiz it all together in my food processor and a few minutes to make it … Continue reading

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Macaroni Cheese

I really love macaroni cheese but I find to make it from scratch takes time and makes a lot of dirty dishes to be washed up! Instead I sometimes make my quick version, it uses all good ingredients and is … Continue reading

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Quick Lamb Curry

I really love homemade Lamb Curry. Here is a quick recipe that I sometimes use: Lamb Curry Serves 2 Ingredients: 4 spring onions finely chopped 1 glove garlic 2 tsp curry powder (or make own mix of 1/2 tsp coriander powder, 1/2 tsp … Continue reading

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Baking for Babies

After my first baby baking experience my Mum decided to make biscuits with Baby G. It was good fun, and messy, but we were surprised by how much he loved the biscuits. For days after all the biscuits were eaten he … Continue reading

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Chorizo Tomato Pasta

  My Mum loves to cook tomato pasta. Last time she cooked for me she made a delicious pasta using chorizo. She used her Bacon & Tomato Pasta recipe that features on my Meal Plan page and simply substituted the … Continue reading

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Summer Salad

This week we’ve been enjoying a heat wave in the south of England. Every meal we’ve eaten has been in the garden and we’ve been having lots of barbecues and salads. As we live near the beach this morning we … Continue reading

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Really Quick Prawn Pasta

I was impressed with how quickly I was able to throw this meal together. It really takes as long as the pasta takes to cook. Serves 2 Ingredients: 150g spaghetti 1/2 tbsp olive oil 2 spring onions chopped 1 garlic … Continue reading

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The Quick Jacket Potato

I love a jacket potato, but they have to have a crispy skin and be light and fluffy on the inside. Microwave a potato and it should be well cooked on the inside but the skin will be soft; cook … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Fast Food

I think fish is the ultimate fast food, but better than that, cooked the right way fish is really healthy, full of omega 3 and zinc. For a fantastic fast meal on my weekly meal plan: Pre-heat oven to 180°C. … Continue reading

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Watercress

One of my favourite ingredients is watercress. It is amazingly healthy, it contains iron, calcium, folic acid, vitamin A, vitamin C and lots of other nutrients too. The Victorians used to eat Watercress sandwiches to provide their diet with vitamin … Continue reading

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