‘Bang On’ Banana Bread

When I was a kid I loved all things banana…. Banana splits, Banana milkshake and most importantly BANANA MAN! As I grew up and stopped watching the cartoon my interest in bananas deteriorated somewhat. I watch my husband put them in the shopping trolley each week but I have no enthusiasm for them anymore. To […]

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Pea and Ham Soup

This week I bought a Gammon Joint from Aldi for £2.99 for 750g. The plan was to slice it and use it for sandwiches in packed lunches, some would be thrown into a carbonara recipe and the rest would be used for this delicious soup that I stole from the James Martin Cookbook. Pea and […]

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Dublin Coddle

I’ve never been to Ireland…I have however celebrated a few ‘St Patrick Days’, worn Shamrock hats and sunk down many pints of Guinness in my time so having a go at an Irish recipe had to be on my to-do-list. I’m not exactly sure how accurate this recipe is (having never visited the emerald isle) but it was […]

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Baked Bean Curry

I stumbled across this recipe a couple of years ago on the Netmums website. At first glance I thought it was a bit of an odd combination and was surely to disappoint my picky family but it was a winner and I’ve been making it ever since. Now for me I always have a well […]

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Marinara Sauce

Hmmm…I’m not sure if this is an authentic Marinara Sauce….I’m not really sure what Marinara Sauce is…but it sure sounds yummy! In ‘common’ terms this is the basic tomato sauce that I use as a base for pasta dishes, for pizza bases, for soup and loads more things…. If you’ve recently read my recipe PEPPERONI […]

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