Lentil and Tomato Soup

Now some will be looking at the picture and thinking that looks nothing like a lentil soup. That is because it is using the split red lentils that are common in the UK rather than the green variety more common in the US. The red ones are quicker to cook…

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Chunky Beef Stew

This Chunky Beef Stew is a fairly slow cooking dish. A good measure of root vegetables makes it into a hearty and warming dish. It does require some attention with the vegetables being added at different times. It is a good way to cook a lower priced cut beef into…

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Banana Devil’s Food Cake

Everyone has heard of Devil’s Food Cake, now taste the sensation of Banana Devil’s Food Cake. The combination of delicious chocolate along with the sensational bananas creates a mouth-watering confection that will make you eagerly looking for that second piece. Cooking Time 45 minutes Oven Temperature 350°F/180°C/Gas 4. Serves 8…

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Carrot and Cucumber Salad

So lunch today was a simple salad from ingredients that I had to hand. Some grated carrot, roughly diced cucumber, halved pickled onions, pickled beetroot and cherry tomatoes. This time, I left the cherry tomatoes out of the mix because they were a little soft though still tasty. Mixed the…

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English Breakfast Sandwich


In the fast-paced world that we live in today, it can be difficult to find time to cook and eat a hearty breakfast. Roll out this English Breakfast Sandwich which combines the old with the new. In the process, it gives a whole new meaning to fast food. Simply prepare…

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Cheese Omelette with Tomato and Green Vegetables

Cheese, Tomato and Green Vegtable Omelette

Raiding the fridge to make a quick dinner led to this Cheese Omelette with Tomato and Green Beans. Use virtually any cheese with it to achieve your preferred flavour. A few chilli flakes make for a spicier omelette but can be omitted if preferred. Perhaps best served with a salad…

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