Cooking

A Perfect Five

naturalSHEER kitchen in Olive Ash

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The cookery book I’m most impressed with at the moment (plus of course, on-line and on TV etc!) is Jamie Oliver’s Five Ingredients…

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Food Festivals – Planning for the Summer

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I must admit, I’ve recently been less focussed on food than I usually am … partly through being ultra-busy with lots of different projects (including the still not-finished painting) and partly through feeling rather boring because I’ve been sticking very closely to my healthy eating plans…

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Cheering Up February

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February is generally rather a dull month, although it does have two sparks of interest; Valentine’s Day of course and Shrove Tuesday … more usually known as pancake day, which this year falls on February 28th…

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Happy Holidays

05 Clare Loves

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So, it’s nearly Christmas, the builders aren’t finished, and there is a fine layer of dust over the entire ground floor …

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And we’re getting there…

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As ever, I’m looking forward to Christmas, and plan to be super-organised with decorations and lights up by 1st December!

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Stu’s Chicken Chilli Chorizo Risotto. UPDATE

Chicken Chirizo Risotto

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This is one of Stu’s family favourites and there is never any left for lunch the next day. Updated in May 2016 with an even tastier way of cooking your chicken for that added bit of perfection.

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