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Coronation Chicken

Coronation Chicken is my FAVOURITE sandwich filling of all time. OF ALL TIME!! Ahem. I channelled my inner Kanye there. Soz. But that doesn’t change the fact that I love Coronation Chicken, and if the option to have it there I will nearly always have it over any other kind of sandwich. Coronation Chicken was initally created for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, and it is a…

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Chorizo, Courgette & Pea Risotto

I’ve made a fair few risottos over the years but this quite possibly the nicest risotto I’ve ever made! I’ve tried to get as close to authentically Italian as I can, but since I’m using Spanish Chorizo I’ve already used some creative licence. But either way, this risotto is rich and creamy which is complemented by the wonderful flavour of the salty chorizo and the bursts of sweetness from the…

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Shakshuka

I’ll confess, I’m not much of a breakfast person. I’ll often skip it during the week, and at the weekends I’ll often have something with meaty or with lots of carbs. They’ll also be typically English – Full English, crumpets, muffins… you get the drift. But I do love trying new things, and Shakshuka is definitely that. It’s a dish that originates from the Middle East and Africa, and it…

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Toad in the Hole

Toad in the Hole has always been a favourite of mine, ever since I was a kid, and it’s a British classic while is filling and comforting and it’s Britishness is only enhanced by it’s wonderfully strange name.  Toad in the Hole is not only a wonderful comfort food, it’s also delightfully simple as you’ll see with this recipe. It’s also perfect with an onion gravy, which I also describe…

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Oreo Cheesecake

Admission time – I’m not a fan of Oreos. At least, not by themselves. As a biscuit (or cookie, for you USA folk) they’re okay at best but there are much better ones out there. But, strangely, as an ingredient they work really well. Hence why you see Oreo flavoured everything, especially… cheesecakes! I know there are probably a million cheesecake recipes out there, but what’s one more between friends?…

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