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Jazzing up Dinner With Cooking Experiments

While I enjoy cooking I’ll be one of the first to admit that I avoid complicated recipes. If it involves magical incantations it’s not going on the menu. If it involves ingredients I can’t get locally or online then it’s off the menu. Recently, however, I’ve been trying to get myself out of my “comfort […]

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Cauliflower mash with broccoli and grilled chicken

Recipe: Low Carb Cauliflower Mash

I’ll be the first to admit that I miss potatoes, rice and bread. I don’t miss them every minute of every day, but when I go to a supermarket that has its own bakery the smell of freshly baked bread is both appealing and pure torture. And don’t get me started with patisseries .. I’ve […]

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Steaming Vegetables

Up until quite recently I rarely bothered steaming vegetables. I’d happily plonk them in a saucepan of boiling water and go from there. However if you’re cooking things like mangetout or baby corn steaming is a good option. Years ago I had various steaming equipment, but between various house moves stuff got misplaced, given away […]

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