Individual beef & Guinness pot pies

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  Is it just me or does it seem like just the other day that we were joyously welcoming the first fruits of summer into our kitchens? I remember going blackberry picking with Mowie and Bruce at the start of the summer (which turned into wild cherry and wild plum picking too!) as if it was […]

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Broad bean, bacon and mushroom pasta

August 16, 2008

Immigration is a hot topic in the UK these days.  It seems every person that you talk to thinks it’s a problem, but nobody seems to know quite what to do about it.  The world and its dog appears to be falling over themselves to get here – antipodean youngsters on their 2-year youth visas; Eastern Europeans from […]

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Beef in Guinness stew

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I was trawling through some of my old posts the other day and stumbled upon my Lancashire hotpot recipe, originally intended to be the first in a series of British dishes.  But, as you do, I got somewhat distracted and of course Part I was as far as we got.  At the time of writing, […]

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Chicken a la king – food fit for a king

May 26, 2004

In the wake of yesterday’s posting where I denigrated my favourite dish as a 5-year-old, Chicken a la King, I was asked for a recipe so that the public can try both C a la K AND bobotie and draw their own conclusions. This would require some research as it’s not something I have ever […]

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