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The flexibility of a chicken

The flexibility of a chicken

Sometimes you’re walking past the last day shelf in Tesco and a chicken for £2.50 just leaps out at you, you just can’t avoid it! You think “I can get at least four meals out of it for the two of us!” And you do! As an example meal plan: A proper Sunday roast. Beautiful […]

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HelloFresh recipe box - review, tasty

HelloFresh recipe box – review, tasty

There was a half price bargain to be had, so we took the plunge and got a couple of HelloFresh boxes at half price. Tuesday morning they arrived by truck incredibly well packed. The refrigerables packeded in insulated bags and all the other ingredients portioned into little boxes of a size appropriate to the recipes, […]

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Tomato Soup

Tomato Soup

A neighbour is going on holiday and gave us some tomatoes. So I made soup. Gently fry an onion and a medium carrot in olive oil for ten minutes, add 1lb of chopped tomatoes and a pint of stock (boullion in my case), a squirt of tomato puree and a small handful of basil leaves. […]

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Making Stock: The 10 commandments

Making Stock: The 10 commandments

Apparently I’d been doing it wrong all these years. These are the rules for making stock: Thou shall use only the finest ingredients Thou shall not over cook thy stock Thou shall not sin by adding salt to thy stock Thou shall not cover thy stock with a lid Thou shall not boil thy stock […]

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