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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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Ragu alla Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese is a classic Italian dish that is now found all over the world and has ended up with everyone’s recipe having their own touches or differences. But actual Ragu alla Bolognese, or simply Ragù, however is a dish that is much more delicate and is still very closely ingrained in Italian culture and if you stray from the classic Ragù recipe then it simply becomes something that is…

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Lasagne

Lasagne (or “Lasagna” if you’re American) is a classic Italian dish, or perhaps a better word would be iconic since it’s even found it’s way into foodie folklore by being Garfield’s, the ornery cartoon cat, favourite dish. But whether you’re an Italian, Englishman, American, a Cat, Dog, Squirrel, Alpaca or Guinea Pig, everyone has their own version of Lasagne. This recipe here is my very own that I’ve tweaked over…

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Pork Tenderloin with Tomato & Red Pepper Sauce

This recipe came about as I had a Pork Tenderloin in the fridge that I wanted to use, but I also had a real craving for something with some Italian flavours. I was originally going to make the sauce for this with jarred sun-dried tomatoes; but as I have a very small local shop, they didn’t have any! So I improvised by oven-drying some Piccolo Cherry Tomatoes instead, and it…

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Balsamic & Honey Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Pork Tenderloin is a great cut of meat when you’re trying to be healthier as it’s very lean and tender, and it’s quite a versatile piece of meat as well which can be used for stir-frying, pork skewers, or pork medallions. This is probably one of the easiest recipes I’ve made using it since it’s so simple – all it requires is a small selection of ingredients and little patience…

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