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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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Florentine Pizza

Florentine Pizza is one of my favourite types of pizza, I’m not sure why but I think the combination of ingredients come together to create a lovely, rich pizza and the perfectly-cooked egg in the centre is just the perfect finishing touch. Traditionally, I believe this is made without olives but I like to include them as I love olives on pizza. But you can just as easily exclude them…

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