The humble pancake: more versatile than you may think! Spinach and Turkey Crepes

Pancake Gateau

  The humble pancake: more versatile than you may think! Spinach and Turkey Crepes If you’re someone who thinks that pancakes are just for Shrove Tuesday or for breakfast; or if you stick with the same old lemon and sugar combination every time, then it might be time to get out of your pancake rut…. 

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On the Spice Trail: Moroccan Harissa and Chickpea Potage Recipe (5:2 Diet)

Moroccan 5:2 diet Soup

On the Spice Trail: Moroccan Harissa and Chickpea Potage Recipe (5:2 Diet) If my regular readers have noticed a lack of 5:3 diet recipes being posted lately, than they will be right in their assumptions; however, I have not abandoned the diet, on the contrary, I am still following it with great success, it’s just that I have just been sharing… 

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Modern Masala: South African “Street Food” Durban Bunny Chow Recipe

Modern Masala: South African "Street Food" Durban Bunny Chow Recipe

Modern Masala: South African “Street Food” Durban Bunny Chow Recipe I love Indian inspired food, curries, street food and anything that is spicy and can be eaten with your hands! I was raised on curries, and my dad is famous for his curry recipes, as well as mum who makes the most amazing Cape Malay… 

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Slow Cooking with the Ginger Pig! Pulled Pork with a Spicy Rub (Slow Cooker/Crock Pot) Recipe

Pulled Pork with a Spicy Rub

Slow Cooking with the Ginger Pig! Pulled Pork with a Spicy Rub (Slow Cooker/Crock Pot) Recipe Today’s post is all about spice, comfort food and a new cookbook…..it’s a recipe that I have fallen in love with and that will be a frequent visitor to my kitchen, it’s easy to prepare and cook and is… 

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Round-Up: The December Cooking with Herbs AND Christmas Spices Challenge

Christmas Morning Tea

Round-Up: The December Cooking with Herbs AND Christmas Spices Challenge Welcome to the BIG New Year’s Festive Cooking with Herbs Round-Up! And what a FABULOUS and FESTIVE selection of recipes I have to share with you all today. The theme for December was SPICES and you all sent in some spicy AND herbal delights, as… 

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Christmas Eve Comfort Food – Christmas Carollers’ Casserole: Elizabethan Spiced Beef Stew

Christmas Eve Comfort Food - Christmas Carollers' Casserole - Elizabethan Spiced Beef Stew

Christmas Eve Comfort Food – Christmas Carollers’ Casserole: Elizabethan Spiced Beef Stew Christmas Eve is often a very busy time, with last-minute present wrapping, and even buying in some cases, plus all the preparations for the big day with mounds of potatoes to peel, sprouts to trim and “pigs in blankets” to make. For us,… 

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A Peep in my Pantry! Spices, Sauces, Pudding Bowls and Pulses……

Assorted pulses and cocoa

A Peep in my Pantry! Spices, Sauces, Pudding Bowls and Pulses…… If like me you are a bit nosy about what other food writers and food bloggers have in their cupboards, so to speak, then you will love the challenge that Dom over at Belleau Kitchen has set us this month for Random Recipes #35;… 

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The December Cooking with Herbs Challenge……AND Christmas Spices!

Christmas Spices and Candles

The December Cooking with Herbs Challenge……AND Christmas Spices! Welcome to December’s Cooking with Herbs challenge and I have a festive twist up my sleeve this month………..I would like to see all of your recipes that use HERBS as well as SPICES! Just think of all the lovely seasonal spices that you can use this month,… 

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Learning about Southern Indian Cuisine: Food at 52 Cookery School Review and Recipe

Food at 52

Learning about Southern Indian Cuisine: Food at 52 Cookery School Review and Recipe Behind the unassuming façade of a building in Clerkenwell, lives a jewel in the crown of the cookery school world, with a warm, friendly atmosphere, eclectic décor, large kitchen and informative tuition, Food at 52 is one of the best cookery schools… 

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Bottling Tomatoes using the Water Bath Method: Step-by-Step Tutorial with Images & Recipe

Bottling Tomatoes with the Water Bath Method: Step-by-Step Tutorial with Images & Recipe

Bottling Tomatoes using the Water Bath Method: Step-by-Step Tutorial with Images & Recipe Not so many years ago, and as recently as when my mum and dad were growing up, we were a nation of “bottlers”; we would not think twice about preserving the summer bounty of fruit and vegetables from our gardens, allotments and… 

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