Tag Archives: Onion

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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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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Curry Goat

There’s an excellent West Indian takeaway on Clapham High Street and they make a pretty mean curry goat. Tender morsels of delicious goat meat in a dark spicy sauce spiked with pieces of potato. Yum! I’ve been thinking about making … Continue reading

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Haddock and prawn gratin

I love a creamy, rich fish pie. It’s real cold day comfort food. I used to be a Delia fish pie fan and then I preferred Jamie Oliver’s hearty mashed potato topped version with wilted spinach and boiled eggs tucked … Continue reading

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Suffolk hotpot

So, finally, I have my kitchen back. Hallelujah! To celebrate, and because my lovely daughter was coming home for the weekend, I thought I’d knock up an old family favourite for supper, my Suffolk hotpot. There are many, many different … Continue reading

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