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

Day 23 – Cheesy One Pot Wonder

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Day 23’s dinner was a “what’s in the bottom of the fridge” special. I didn’t make notes of the exact quantities I used, so this is all a bit rough, but the finished… Continue reading

Day 22 – Mushroom Risotto with Truffle Oil

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This “risotto” uses finely grated cauliflower to replace the rice, and is based on this recipe. I halved the recipe, used a mixture of button, oyster and king oyster mushrooms and, since I’m… Continue reading

Day 24: Chilli, cheese, bacon and hummus burger

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Another first: homemade burgers.  Always wanted to try to make my own but every attempt turned into a bowl of mincemeat, but that was some years ago.  So what better to make on… Continue reading