Day 30: Waffles, sweet balsamic vinegar covered strawberries with cream and ice-cream

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How did I get to be my age and never made waffles? Well I didn’t have a waffle iron to start with but I bought one finally.  No better day to make it… Continue reading

Day 29: Spiced lentil stuffed capsicums (bell peppers)

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For the penultimate dish of the challenge I thought I’d go veggie.  I fancied something healthy and lighter today and the result was just lovely!  Will deffo make this again!  I think I’ll… Continue reading

Day 27 – Eggs Poached in Inari Skins

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Or “The Time I Fed Dave String”. Today’s recipe contains a bit of a cautionary tale – don’t assume that everybody eating a meal knows that string was used in the preparation of… Continue reading

Day 26 – Cheesy Almond Crust Fridge-Bottom Pie

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This recipe is a mashup of the Almond and Cheese Cracker recipe from Day 21 crossed with a fairly basic quiche/pie recipe that I sort of made up and use all the time.… Continue reading

Day 28: Kroppkakor (Swedish potato dumplings)

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I was trying to think of a new dish to make out of what we had at home.  Bacon, onion and potato – made a childhood favourite spring to mind: Kroppkakor (translation: body-cakes);… Continue reading

Day 27: Buffalo hot-wings with blue cheese sauce

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I love buffalo hot-wings.  I was introduced to them on my first trip to the US and have loved them ever since.  Contrary to the name they are not made of buffalo but… Continue reading

Day 25 – Chocolate Chia Brownies

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More desserts! I’ve been looking for a low carb brownie recipe for a while now – this one uses chia gel and cream cheese to keep the centre moist and almond and flax… Continue reading

Day 24 – Raspberry Souffle with Melted Dark Chocolate Centres

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This is one of the few recipes that I’ve made exactly as per the recipe, with no substitutions. That’s because it’s Souffle and Souffle is scary. That said, the directions seemed straightforward, so… Continue reading

Day 26: Thai chilli prawns with rice noodles

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I fancied something that didn’t take hours to cook and wanted to use up what we had in the fridge/freezer.  The presentation isn’t the best but I don’t know how to make this… Continue reading

Day 25: Sunday roast beef, roast potatoes and parsnips with Yorkshire puds and gravy

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Being married to an Englishman and having become an ‘adopted’ native after many many years living there, I really should have made this before now The husband loves them but I’ve never been… Continue reading