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The Carved Angel’s Gunpowder Hot Garlic Pickle

All hail ye who love garlic and also love pickle! Here I hoped for a spicy pickle with garlic’s punchy pungency. A little like Patak’s Garlic Pickle, and savoury. Well, (not for the first time), I was wrong! At least … Continue reading

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Dishus Spreads on Savoury Wafers

It’s official. I’ve eaten so much that the scales are refusing to weigh me. They didn’t even wait for me to get on them; took one terrified look at me and displayed Lo on the screen*. Too many fried cheese … Continue reading

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Garlic Chips Extravaganza

There are some snacks that should be eaten in secret, at night, where no-one can hear you crunch. This evening I discovered garlic chips. This may sound like a revolting skeleton in my cookbook, but … I just love garlic. … Continue reading

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Chicken Liver Yum

So the promised Chicken Liver Pate. With garlic and bacon. Cheaply made – 88p for the livers, 89p for a whole pack of bacon pieces – only a few used – the rest in a bacon butty the following morning. … Continue reading

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Stuff yer peppers

Stuffed peppers: very 70s, very veggie, very has been. But no… actually they can be good. And easy. None of this blanching business. Oh no. It’s quite simple. Fry up slivers of smoky bacon (2 rashers did it for me) … Continue reading

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Curry Night

The difference between cooking from a recipe book and working from your head is like being a busker who makes beautiful sounds in the street without sheet music and then puts on his tuxedo and plays precise, fast Mozart in … Continue reading

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Malabar Prawn Curry, Magpie stylee

The smart curry learner gets the ingredients ready in groups, bowled-up like a TV cookery show. When you’re ready to get the show on the road, it will only take around 20 minutes to make. 100g creamed coconut melted into … Continue reading

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