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Linguine with prawns, spinach and rocket leaves and cherry tomatoes

Linguine with prawns, spinach and rocket leaves and cherry tomatoes

Holidays feel like a distant memory and our family are now back into the usual weekly routine. This includes being creative with midweek dinners. The criteria are that it has to be quick, nutritious and yummy. One basic ingredient you can always rely in this department is pasta. And being extremely versatile it is just matter of imagination what are we going to serve it with. This week I wanted something super quick, healthy and delicious. So my favourite long…

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Panna Cotta

Panna Cotta

I am not really a sweet tooth person. But I am sucker for cream based desserts. Everything involving cream and I am sold. Warm cake is always better with some cream poured over it, strawberries go with cream, trifle has to have cream, choux buns are best filled with crème chantilly… and there is of course panna cotta. I know if is not a healthy habit but I cannot help it. I simply find cream too yummy. For me panna…

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Apple sauce

Apple sauce

I will continue with the autumnal theme. I just love cooking in this time of year. Amongst many great ingredients that are now in season are cooking apples. Particularly often overlooked Bramleys. Whilst you would never pick this apple variety for eating raw it makes a perfect ingredient for cooking. Natural tartness of this apple works great in the apple sauce served with fattier pork dishes. Home made fresh apple sauce is way nicer than the commercially mass produced sauces….

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Parsnip puree

Parsnip puree

I simply love cooking in the autumn so I will continue with the autumnal theme. This is a season when we can still enjoy fresh ingredients form the late harvest. At the same time new products are becoming available. Game season is about to begin for example. Also it is the time when it makes sense to cook fuller, more indulgent meals and recipe is one of them. Autumn is definitely a root vegetable season. I really like root vegetables,…

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French toast (aka eggy bread)

French toast (aka eggy bread)

If you follow me on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter you will know that I love baking bread. As a family we pretty much don’t buy commercial baked goods. Putting it simply once you tasted your own baked bread you would not want to go back to the shop bought imitation. So imagine my surprise when couple of weeks ago I found a loaf of sliced, mass produced, supermarket bought white bread. My wife explained that we were expecting her grandmother…

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