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Aromatic pork with ginger and soy

This is probably one of my favourite far-eastern supper dishes. Don’t be put off by the long list of ingredients, it’s all available from most supermarkets these days and the cooking method is very simple – prep and then braise … Continue reading

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Far eastern chicken curry

To tell the truth, this is a bit of a mongrel curry I made up because I was defrosting my fridge freezer and wanted to use up a pack of chicken and some lemongrass stalks I found in there along … Continue reading

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Cumin spiced lentils with pasta and caramelised onions

Savoury side dishes that mix spiced grains, lentils and pasta are very common in Middle Eastern¬†cookery and this is one of my favourites. It’s wonderful as part of a mezze-style lunch or supper with roast lamb or chicken. Tasty, quick, … Continue reading

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Tabbouleh deluxe!

A Pigeon Cottage ‘Garden Kitchen’ favourite weekend lunch is a marinated, butterflied leg of lamb cooked on the barbie served with a delicious salad like this one; and a cold glass or three of course! It’s very simple to make, … Continue reading

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Roasted butternut squash soup

This is one of my favourite autumn soups and it follows my preferred recipe mantra – simple, inexpensive, tasty!¬†It can be made with pretty much any squash but, this is the important twist, it must be made with freshly ground … Continue reading

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