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Pate and bread

Make this mushroom dish your favourite for spreads, dips, or stuffing.


Mushrooms. This week I have had several people tell me about their dislike for mushrooms! Now, I do get it. Well, maybe. In a way I get it. If you give me tinned button mushrooms heated up in the microwave, then I’m totally with you! A bowl of tepid mushroom soup will make me understand too. Perhaps if you feed…

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guacamole

Make this oh so simple but delicious Guacamole to share


Avocado. Guacamole is something we make quite a bit at home, often without a recipe, just adjusting as we go until it tastes delicious. You might be thinking, but avocado? Yes, as much as I love guacamole, I am definitely a marmite on my toast kind of girl! To me, an avocado should only be eaten mixed with something else!…

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penne pasta

Back to Basics: Quick & Easy Pasta everyone can make


Easy Pasta One of the foods cooked most often in my house, is probably pasta. At least once, if not two or even three times a week, pasta is requested! When you are short of time and want something quick, easy, cheap and filling, pasta is the answer! Any type of pasta can be used, just use whatever you have.…

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winter salad in white bowl

Give yourself a healthy boost with this seasonal warm winter salad


Warm Winter Salad There are so many seasonal recipes I could have posted, but I decided to go with a lighter healthier option and make a winter salad. I have used the Brussels sprout as the star of this dish and put different flavours together than I have before! These ingredients complement each other really well, and each brings its…

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sliced bread on a navy plate

Use yer loaf and make this delicious simple bread


Oat Loaf I’m having a bit of a giggle to myself as I write this as my late Dad always used to say ‘use yer loaf’! Maybe it was because anything that needed fixing or building came so easily to him; or maybe I was just a bit slow responding to his requests of “butt the 2-by-2 up to the…

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baba ganoush

Try these aubergine recipes to find a new love


Aubergines or Eggplants It always amazes me when people confuse aubergines with courgettes! So many times I have been asked at the checkout ‘these are courgettes right?’ or even asked ‘what are these?’ So, let’s get this straight. Aubergines are most often black or purple, shiny skinned and usually a bit bulbous. When buying you should look for bright and…

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tofu in a star pastry case

An easy tofu recipe, 3 ideas for you


An easy tofu recipe, 3 ideas for you I realise tofu is something you might not think as for you, but have a look at this recipe before you dismiss it all together. I have created a delicious easy dish which you can use in 3 (or 4) different ways! Fantastic! Have a look here… What can I use the…

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Three vol au vents on a plate with various vegan fillings

Let’s go Retro! Re-invented Vol au Vents!


Let’s go Retro! Re-invented Vol au Vents! Yes indeed! Let’s go retro! This week I was set a challenge to make vol au vents! Well depending on how old you are will depend if you even know what I am talking about! Vol au vents were 1980’s must have party food! Little round puff pastry cases with a hole to…

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