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Bloody Mary Brisket

I do love a good bloody Mary so when I came across this Jamie Oliver ‘Comfort Food’ recipe for a brisket cooked slowly in bloody Mary mix, I just had to give it a go. I added some beef stock … Continue reading

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Smoked mackerel pâté

I love smoked mackerel pâté and I do buy the ready-made variety from Waitrose or Sainsbury’s if I only need a small amount for my own lunch or a snack. For a party starter or Xmas cold table, however, I … Continue reading

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Red plum, lime and coriander chutney

I’m not much of a jam maker but I do LOVE a home made chutney or pickle. They always beat a commercially made version hands down. The sticky thickness and deep flavour has to come from gentle, slow reduction, not … Continue reading

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Citrus custard creams

This has to be one of my favourite desserts – light, sweet and creamy with just the right balance of lemon or lime sharpness. It’s blissfully easy to make and an excellent make-ahead option. Very importantly, as I have a … Continue reading

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Spicy citrus yoghurt and chicken curry

Easy, store cupboard ingredients curry I’m trying to run down the contents of my freezer (so I can fill it with Christmas goodies!) and I needed a quick ‘whatever’s in the fridge’ type supper so here’s the result – my … Continue reading

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