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Orzo with mushrooms

Orzo, also known as risoni, looks just like little grains of rice although it’s actually a type of short cut pasta. You can use it in lots of dishes as an alternative to rice like risotto (orzotto)and pilafs or add … Continue reading

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Mussel pilaf with dill

Rick Stein has made some wonderful food and travel programmes, we’ve loved the recent one about Cornwall, the rerun of Secret France and repeats of Long Weekends. We saw this  mussel pilaf being made at a restaurant in the Thessaloniki … Continue reading

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Butternut squash and puy lentil traybake

This autumnal tray bake of roast squash with lentils is a quick and simple supper that both looks and tastes amazing. The fresh sage leaves and ground mace are the perfect pairings for the squash; the lemon and herb-dressed lentils … Continue reading

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Moules marinière à la crème

This is a ‘Stickman Special’, my partner’s signature dish and one of the very first things he ever cooked for me when we met, many years ago. I have actually never made this myself because it’s nice to keep some … Continue reading

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