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Friday night is Curry Night! Or, here is the mess within which I live

I realise that everyone doesn’t need to see the appalling mess which litters my desk, but there just isn’t time to make it pretty. In 10 minutes it’ll be eaten. Either by me, or, because I’m still baking na’an breads, … Continue reading

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Good Cafe Tip: Truly Scrumptious, Kendal

Amid the melee of half a day’s work, a visit to my mum and dad, the handing over of the first goose eggs to a more experienced, better equipped hatcher, and helping to feed seven pet lambs, I managed an … Continue reading

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Dull Weather Soulfood

There are many ways to get through a dull weather Cumbrian day, and one of those is to make something that hints at spring and summer. I know that’s corny, but it’s true too. Onion Tart (nicked from Nigella and tampered … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Butter. And Buttermilk. Then Bake With It.

The word of the day is ‘disaster’. And the lesson is that nothing in cooking is ever that much of a disaster. Oh no. It isn’t world ending, it isn’t failure as we really know it and it still probably … Continue reading

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Heavenly Ham

The dinner party went well. There was succulent ham cooked in cider, creamed sweetcorn and garlic baked carrots, potatoes roasted in goose fat and leek sauce. Followed by my first attempt at my mum’s famous trifle. There were third helpings … Continue reading

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Simple and Familiar

Fractured effort, blocked energies and dead ends. That was today, culminating in a three hour waste of time when I went to a meeting, realised it didn’t seem to be on, went home to work, found that my remote access … 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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