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Pecan Pie

I’ll confess and say I’m not a big dessert fan. It’s a shocker, but it’s true! I used to be, but over time as I’ve gotten older my palette has gotten more and more savoury. But, if there’s one dessert that I will always order if I see it on a menu, which is everso rare over here in Blighty, is Pecan Pie. I love Pecan Pie so much, it’s…

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Texas Chilli with homemade Cornbread

I know what you’re thinking – “what’s a British boy who’s never been to Texas doing writing a recipe about Texas Chilli”? It’s true that I have never, to my regret, experienced an authentic Texas chilli yet. But I am obsessed with pretty much everything regarding the cuisine of the southern states of the USA – whether it’s things like smokey BBQ, fried chicken, cornbread, pecan pie… or the Texas…

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Shortcut Chicken, Chorizo and Leek Pie

This recipe is something of a personal one to me because it’s one of the very first recipes I created myself from scratch. When I moved out of my parent’s house I could barely cook a stir-fry and could never dream of making a pie, despite them being one of my favourite dishes in the world! I didn’t own a pie dish, nor did I know how to make pastry,…

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Vegan Taste Testing

In case you haven’t realised from all the meat and dairy based recipes I’ve done over time, I’m not a Vegan. However, I do admire and respect those that are able to maintain a diet of not using any animal products. I am trying to eat less meat and use less dairy products as I feel it has both health benefits and a positive benefit for the planet. However, half…

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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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