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Summers Star Ingredient – 3 delicious recipes using limes

This summer has been the season of the lime for me they have been my summer star ingredient. The colours so bright, vivid and enticing. The smell of a freshly cut lime makes me salivate, it instantly conjures images in my head of clean and refreshing temple achingly cold drinks, so cold that condensation trickles …

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A Mid-Week Curry Feast

Firstly, let me start off by saying that although I call this my Sri Lankan chicken curry it is very inauthentic, and I should probably call it a Sri Lankan inspired chicken curry instead. I sometimes feel that I may be too apologetic about recipes being inauthentic, this is after all what cooking is all …

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Chicken Pot au Feu

Chicken pot au feu, what can I say a bowl of this is comforting soothing and the sort of nursery food I want to eat when I feel under the weather. It is more soothing than a hug from a loved one. Deliciously sweet soft stewed vegetables with the mellow golden chicken broth is heaven. …

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The Best Buttermilk Pancakes

This is exactly what weekend breakfasts are all about. These are fluffy and spongy American style pancakes and the best pancakes I’ve ever eaten. I can already see the barrage of comments about those Japanese style pancakes and how light and fluffy they are but in truth I don’t see them as pancakes more as …

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Averting Bread Crisis

Have you ever awoken to find that you are completely out of bread? If so, don’t worry I’ve got you sorted. These delicious soda bread rolls take 25 minutes from start to ready to eat. Crisis averted, I call these breakfast rolls as I add granola to the mix which imparts flavour and texture with …

beef & guinness cobbler stew
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Beef Cobbler

I know it’s summer but it is a cold wet grey day so why not try this warming soul soothing stew with cheesy dumplings. I do call these cheese scones as they are a simplified version of dumpling that are made more like scones and look like scones. As they cook the top browns and …

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Cooling Summer Salad

This perfectly simple salad is exactly the sort of thing to eat on hot summers evening. It requires very little work and tastes spectacular. Why not give it a go try out this gorgeous recipe. Leave a comment and let me know your thoughts and what is your go to summer dish. Beetroot, Feta & …