Category Archives: Recipes

Devilled Kidneys

There are a bunch of variations on devilled kidneys, this one is mixture from several sources, with options for dialling up the richness. It includes onion, which some might regard as heresy, but I quite enjoyed. There’s lots you can … Continue reading

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Heart & tart

Another post from last year that never made it out… from October time: Our pear tree had just given up its rather small collection (16) pears this week. We were worried that after this lame summer they would turn out … Continue reading

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puerco pibil – Mexican pork to kill for

Here’s a post about a stag weekend that Luke and I went on earlier this year. Not a common starting point for an interesting post on food, but bear with us. Being old, wise and averse to pain and humiliation, … Continue reading

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Karim’s Hot Sauce Recipe

Here is a guest post from my husband, Karim. Note that all measurements are very approximate; feel free to to alter to your taste.  You can alter the consistency and thickness of the sauce towards the end if you need … Continue reading

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Saltimbocca bocca bocca

This is a recipe post, but I’m going to start it with an opinion. This is not a very fashionable view in some quarters, but I like veal. Moreover, I actually think that for meat eaters who also consume dairy … Continue reading

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Blackberry, rhubarb and apple crumble

This was written back at the end of July, and I never got around to posting it:   Blackberry season is in full swing, and Hackney & Walthamstow marshes are groaning under the weight of fruit. Enterprising individuals have cut … Continue reading

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Birthday Tea

It was my 32nd birthday at the weekend and as I’m pregnant with twins, the thought of an adult late night boozy party filled me with a) nausea and b) seething jealousy. I felt the only reasonable response was to … Continue reading

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