Tomato and Mushroom Omelette

Tomato and Mushroom Omelette

This Tomato and Mushroom Omelette is quick and easy to prepare and creates a filling lunch. Paprika adds a slight touch of spiciness though can be left out if preferred. It will serve either one or two depending on appetite. Just be sure to get straight from the fry pan…

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Chicken and Kidney Bean Salad

Chicken and Kidney Bean Salad

Salad is always an easy way to get a quick lunch ready and this Chicken and Kidney Bean Salad is no exception to that. It combines chicken, kidney beans, sweetcorn, carrot and onion with a crunchy lettuce and cabbage mixture. All finished off with a vinaigrette dressing. The finished result…

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Paprika Tomato Pork and Cauliflower

Paprika Tomato Pork and Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a very difficult vegetable to cook with because it looks so plain. Yet it is also very filling and this Paprika Tomato Pork and Cauliflower dish is a good example of just how much that is true. Cauliflower florets combined with pork, tomato, broccoli, peas and peppers makes…

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Chicken Salad with Croutons

Chicken Salad with Croutons

Lunch calling and what to make? A quick look in the fridge and everything was already there to make this Chicken Salad with Croutons so that turned into the plan of action. Well not quite all in the fridge because the bread to make the croutons was in the cupboard.…

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Chickeny Curry Stew

Chickeny Curry Stew

Perhaps not a curry in the more traditional sense but it still has that flavour. This Chickeny Curry Stew lacks chicken. Instead, I used vegetarian chicken style pieces to keep it meat free. The carnivores will never notice the difference! Vegetarian chicken style pieces mixed with potato and vegetables plus…

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Pie, Chips and Peas

Pie, Chips and Peas

Another classic in the Stodgy British Food series. Pie, Chips and Peas perhaps sits alongside Fish n Chips as one of the true British Classics. It is best prepared with a fresh pie that is made from scratch. My mum could manage that. Pie means pastry though and I have…

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