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    New mostly vegetarian meal plans

    I am on the ball this week, meal plans all sorted out fairly quickly. I wanted to try and get a few new dishes in this weeks plan and to rely less on processed fake meat. We decided quorn mince…

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    Chinese New Year – meal plans

    It is Chinese New Year, the year of the rooster, no rooster for us though as we are still trying to be mostly veggie. We have done pretty well over all, a minor blip when what we were having was…

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    Meal planning Monday

    I’ve been away from posting about meal planning for ages, but now I am back, refreshed and feeling ready to join in. I actually meal plan on a Friday, so here are my weekly plans. Saturday 12th – Chicken Pakoras…

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    Sandi’s super easy meatball recipe

      This is one of the dishes that I grew up with, not in this form, the original was a Jamie Oliver recipe, but I have redeveloped it to make it my own. Changing it to suit our tastes and…

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    Review: Sunday Lunch – Gordon Ramsay

    Love him or hate him Mr Ramsay is not too shabby in the kitchen and of the cookbooks by him that I own I think this is the best one. The book is split into 25 menus each comprising of…

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    Review: The Kitchen Diaries – Nigel Slater

    ’ll start this off by saying I am an unashamed Nigel Slater fan girl and have been for many years, I love watching him on TV or listening to him speak about food. He has a very natural manner when…

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    Review: Coast to Coast – Rick Stein

    This is one of my favourite Rick Stein books, even as a bit of an ichthyophobiac I found there were plenty of other recipes to try and many of the seafood and fish recipes are very easy to adapt. The book…