Beef Stew and Dumplings

A recipe by Ian Dixon

Though often seen as a winter warmer, Beef Stew can be enjoyed all year round. Turn it into Beef Stew and Dumplings to make for a more than filling meal. Make as Beef Casserole in the oven instead and get crispy-topped dumplings. Vary the herbs for a more experimental flavour.…

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Ham and Eggs

A recipe by Ian Dixon

Ham and Eggs is a very traditional British dish that can be served in many ways. This recipe is open to experimentation because the type of ham that is used will influence the taste experience. Should I use smoked ham or unsmoked? Crumbed? Check out the varieties available in your…

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Mac n Cheese Pepper Boats

Mac n Cheese Pepper Boats

Peppers stuffed with Macaroni Cheese is a simple dish to make. Add some Danish Blue Cheese for a little more flavour plus some tomato too and the flavour experience increases. These Mac n Cheese Pepper Boats combine all that into a simple meal for 2 but the addition of extra…

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Nearly Chicken Sweet n Sour

Nearly Chicken Sweet n Sour

This is only a Nearly Chicken Sweet n Sour because it is vegetarian. The end result is much the same as using actual chicken. It is vegetarian because I used Quorn™ Chicken style pieces to make it. Cooks easily and quickly in the pressure cooker too. Just throw a handful…

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Burger, Chips and Baked Beans

Burger, Chips and Baked Beans

More of the Stodgy British Food series. This time it is burger, chips and baked beans. Something that is easy to prepare from food that you may already have in the house. It’s a good choice for a quick meal at any time of the year. Plus, if appetites are…

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