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Slow roast leg of lamb

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This one is for my brother Luke, we are both keen cooks and love a good slow roast recipe! So I try to share them with him as often as I can. I hope he enjoys this simple but tasty … Continue reading

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Matti Braun Gost Log Exhibition

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On 6th January we managed to catch Matti Braun’s Gost Log exhibition at Arnolfini in Bristol on the very last day of it’s 3 month run. It was a beautiful experience, I really enjoyed this unusual interactive exhibition. Stepping from … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Cups

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I wanted to recreate some delicious peanut butter cups, as they are a favourite in our house! Makes about 20 peanut butter cups 104g Creamy Peanut Butter 28g Unsalted Butter (room temperature) pinch Salt 54g Icing Sugar 400g Dark Chocolate … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork & Coleslaw

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We had some good friends round for dinner on New Year’s Eve. Adam and I cooked some pulled pork and everyone tucked in. Serves 6-8 For the pulled pork Oil, for greasing 3 Bay Leaves 2 Onions (finely sliced rings) … Continue reading

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Chocolate Macaroons

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My brother in law set a Christmas Cooking Challenge; Who can make the best macaroons! My mother in law and I each made a batch of macaroons and the rest of the family judged them on Christmas Day. My brother … Continue reading

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 12,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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Luxury Fish Pie

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It was Friday and we had a lovely friend to feed, so I decided to make a fish pie. A hearty plate of comfort food. Serves 4 120g Salmon 100g Smoked Haddock 100g Pollack 120g Raw Prawns 300ml Single Cream … Continue reading

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Prawn & Chorizo Jambalaya

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I put together a delicious comfort food dinner, to warm us up on a rainy evening. Serves 3-4 1 tbsp Olive Oil 1 Onion (diced) 1 Red Pepper (thinly sliced) 2 Garlic Cloves (chopped) 75g Chorizo (chopped) 1 1/2 tbsp … Continue reading

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Navid Baraty – Intersection NYC / Tokyo

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Navid Baraty became a photographer in San Francisco and then New York City. His passion for photography is due to “its universal ability to engage our senses and tell a story” and Navid “wants his work to accurately portray the … Continue reading

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Rainbow Cake

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I wanted to experiment with a rainbow cake recipe to see how it would turn out, plus who doesn’t love cake AND rainbows! Serves 8 Cake 150g Caster Sugar 150g Softened Butter 3 Eggs (beaten) 150g Self-Raising Flour 3/4 tsp … Continue reading

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