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My First Attempt at Cooking Rabbit Cacciatore

As a child we didn’t eat rabbit that often. I do, however, remember having it one time and getting a mouthful of buckshot! At least I knew the rabbit was freshly hunted! Over the last few years, however, I have eaten rabbit several times in restaurants in France and Belgium. Getting rabbit on a restaurant […]

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Spaghetti Carbonara

I’ve always liked carbonara. It’s one of those dishes that isn’t complicated, but is incredibly tasty. I guess it proves that you don’t need elaborate “fussy” recipes to get good, tasty food. It’s not a super lean or low calorie dish, but it’s good quality food and free of processed junk. And no, you don’t […]

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Fresh burgers with mushrooms, shallots, chilli and garlic

Simple Cooking Makes Me Happy

Cooking my own food is (nearly) always a pleasure. There’s a lot to be said for being able to choose exactly how you want your food cooked and served. While I do enjoy eating very elaborate dishes when I’m “out”, I tend to stick to much simpler fare when I’m the one doing the cooking. […]

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Gadget: Peeling Garlic Easily

I have to admit that I am a little addicted to Kickstarter (and to a lesser extent Indiegogo). I tend to spend at least an hour or two per week browsing the latest projects on Kickstarter to see what people are creating. Sure, some of the stuff they come up with is either totally pointless […]

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Cooking With Random Vegetables & Anchovies

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been cooking quite random dishes of my own concoction. Partially because I like experimenting and partially because I keep ending up without the right combination of ingredients for “normal” recipes. This evening, for example, I had some leftover tomatoes that were “on their last legs” ie. if I […]

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Fresh Salad Addiction

Over the past couple of weeks I haven’t been sticking as closely to the Tesco Diets meal plans as before. That does not mean that I’ve reverted to eating badly, though it does mean that I’ve probably been a bit badly behaved at times. However, on the plus side, I’ve rediscovered my love for salad. […]

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