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Camping salads, a tasty stew and a dodgy stir fry.

A few weekends ago I entered the unfamiliar, testosterone-fueled world of formula one racing. The grand prix ticket, which included track side camping, was a birthday present for Raph. I went along to keep the tickets safe, carry the beer, … Continue reading

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Le Rosbif

I recently had a hunk of my mum’s cold, pink roast beef in the fridge and some rocket left over from our Salad Club supper. In less than 3 minutes, I sawed at the joint and piled the ingredients onto … Continue reading

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A delicious, seasonal and carb-free brunch

I used to think a boiled egg was worthless without toasted, buttered soldiers but, luckily, I was wrong. I tried this recipe from Jamie at Home at the weekend and it was incredible. Jamie uses pancetta but I went for … Continue reading

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Purple sprouting broccoli: from patch to plate

With permission from the neighbours, we’ve been helping ourselves to some beautiful purple sprouting broccoli from the allotment.  Its intense flavour is best accentuated with a light steaming. I served it as an accompaniment to pork chops but it also … Continue reading

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Tuna two ways

I adore and regularly crave raw fish but recently I’ve been getting a bit bored of sliced sashimi with wasabi, ginger and soy – I wanted something with even more oomph and last week Raph came to the rescue. He … Continue reading

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