Roasted Vegetables

There are many ways to cook vegetables but I do particularly enjoy them when a selection of seasonal root vegetables are slowly roasted in the oven with garlic and herbs. Roasted vegetables make a delicious accompaniment for a great many other dishes. Just be sure to keep the oil to…

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Stodgy But Fun British Food

Welcome to the world of Stodgy But Fun British Food. After over 50 years of eating it, I thought I would put pen to paper to tell the world about what us Brits eat. We can manage more than just fish n chips or pie n chips! Read on for…

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Devil’s Food Cake

The traditional Devil’s Food Cake is a favorite among many. This version is excellent! Serves 8 – 10 Ingredients 1⁄2 cup shortening or butter 1 1⁄2 cups granulated sugar/caster sugar 2 large eggs, separated 1⁄2 cup cocoa powder 2 cups cake flour 1 1⁄2 teaspoons baking soda 1⁄2 teaspoon salt…

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Sausage and Chips

Sausage and Chips is a really easy meal to make but it does need the brown sauce to make it it complete. You can cook the sausages in a fry pan, under the grill or in the oven. Then just serve with a portion of chips and some brown sauce.…

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Look, Smell, Cook

Many things go into making a great meal with the biggest factor being the brain. So I wrote Look, Smell, Cook to take a brief look at some of the things that make an impact. This short article looks at what we should focus on when cooking a meal so…

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Bacon, Egg and Potato Waffle

Bacon, Egg and Potato Waffle can be viewed as an all-day meal because it suits breakfast, lunch or dinner. This is a slightly unusual way to serve it because it should really have seen the egg fried rather than hard-boiled. Still, it worked and tasted good.

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