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Chippy Bacon and Tomato Pie

Create a base around bacon and tomato. Top with chips and the end result is this Chippy Bacon and Tomato Pie. The basic sauce is bacon, peppers, onions and tomato with paprika for a little added flavour. Top with some chips then bake in the oven to make a really…

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Colcannon

green soup bowl

Continuing with the Irish Potato theme for St patrick’s Day then what better dish to choose than Colcannon. A simple but filling dish of mashed potatoes, savoy cabbage and leeks that can be served in place of mashed potato. Serves 4 Ingredients 450g/1lb shredded Savoy Cabbage 450g/1lb Potatoes, peeled and…

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Pea and Ham Soup

Pea and Ham Soup

A hot and warming dish on a cold winter day, this Pea and Ham soup is ideally suited to the slow cooker. There is hardly any preparation required and then it just cooks until ready to be eaten. Yellow split peas and bacon form the base of the soup. A…

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Mashed Potato is Boring

Now I was brought up in a cold part of England eating a diet that very heavily featured mashed potato. The school dinner version was always popular because of how lumpy it was. Better at home where my mother would mash it smooth. A lot can be created with mashed…

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Are Baked Beans Vegetarian?

For as long as I can remember, I have categorised meals that use baked beans as vegetarian. Well OK maybe not all of them but the ones where the beans are the primary ingredient and no meat is used. Baked beans are haricot beans plus tomato plus a few more…

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Tomato and Bean Soup

A recipe by Ian Dixon

Combining a tin of tomatoes, a tin of baked beans and a stock cube along with a little flavouring makes for a wonderful and filling lunch. This Tomato and Bean Soup can easily be prepared in the microwave as was done for this recipe. Basil or paprika could equally well…

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