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Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara

When you are reading this you are probably isolated in your home with plenty of pasta. Yes it must be in your larder since there isn’t any left in supermarkets. Or, maybe you found this recipe when all of this coronavirus mess is over and you still have plenty of pasta left from stockpiling. Either way this recipe will give you a chance to use it in a quick and delicious dish. There are hundreds if not thousands recipes for…

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Crêpes Suzette

Crêpes Suzette

Shrove Tuesday came and went. What stayed is my memory of one of my favourite desserts: Crêpes Suzette. I know, I know! I missed the pancake day with this recipe. Believe me, being a dad of two is not easy. Enough excuses, better late than never. And I simply cannot make myself wait another year to share this recipe with you. I must confess, I am have a soft spot for pancakes in any form. Drop scones, American pancakes, crêpes…

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Meatballs and pasta bake in tomato sauce

Meatballs and pasta bake in tomato sauce

I must confess that meatballs is one of those things I struggle with a bit. I have one tried and tested recipe but not much else. Don’t get me wrong, I really like meatballs. They are usually offer really good value for money. However I usually don’t find them very inspiring. This has recently changed thanks to Tesco magazine. They published a recipe for meatballs bake that I liked enough to try. I had to fine tune it a bit…

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Game casserole

Game casserole

Game is on! Sorry, I could not help myself. But really, the game is now literally on or more precisely in season. Unless you have a friendly hunter on speed dial, eating and buying game might be expensive. If, like me, you like game flavours but don’t want to part with a large chunk of your children’s inheritance ask your butcher for chunks of mixed game. Made with smaller pieces of meat left after trimming more expensive cuts such mix…

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