Baked Bean Boats

A recipe by Ian Dixon

Children can be very fussy eaters. They want anything as food except what is nutritious. Baked Bean Boats are both fun and nutritious. Serve with extra salad for a great lunch. Add some cooked chicken as well to make a filling dinner. Check out the notes at the bottom for…

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The Walking Taco

A recipe from Cynthia Fertal

Everyone loves tacos. Now you are able to enjoy tacos anywhere and literally at any time. A little bit of ingenuity and creativity produces a unique version of the Mexican Taco. First seen at a football game, this has turned out to be a huge hit. Try it for a…

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Pate Salad

Pate Salad

Salad is always a good option for lunch and this Pate Salad is no exception to that. A slice of wholemeal bread topped with pate with mixed salad, tomato and mushrooms alongside. Topped with mayonnaise, salt and pepper to fish off a delicious lunch. Easy to vary too because all…

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Quick Bean and Vegetable Soup

green soup bowl

While I love to cook there are times when I want to get a meal ready very quickly. These are the times when I resort to the food cupboard to grab the things I keep for just that purpose. This Quick Bean and Vegetable Soup takes advantage of supermarket budget…

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Thai-inspired Carrot Soup

A recipe by Ian Dixon

This Thai-inspired Carrot soup is very simple to make yet it is a delicious starter or even makes for a light lunch. Chilli adds a degree of spice to the flavour. The exact amount can be varied according to your own taste. Adding in the omelette and spring onions makes…

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Corned Beef Pie

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This is a variation on what we in the UK tend to call Corned Beef Hash. This is made in the form of a shortcrust pastry pie. My Grand Mother would make this every time that we came to visit as part of the Sunday teatime buffet. She would serve…

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