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Tabouleh For School… eh!

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Recipes
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  Last term at school I got roped into going into MissT’s class to talk about healthy food, where our food comes from and do a demonstration. So I cooked pizza from scratch and the children all made their own. It was great fun for the kids… and me! Although I think the cleaners are …

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‘Modern’ Cooking?

Posted by on Oct 2, 2014 in Talking Borax, Trends
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So apparently Fusion Food is now a dirty word with those that are in the know… or care! It’s now called ‘Modern cooking’. So ‘Modern Cooking’ consists of taking flavours from one country and mixing them with another. For instance Korean seems to be a modern trend at the moment along with American style BBQ …

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Withnail & Us… An ‘Ome Made Update.

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Talking Borax
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So what’s been happening on the ‘Ome Made front? The ‘Ome Made products have started to be seen on shelves in certain outlets and I did my first Food Fair, which was great fun and I had some fantastic feedback on the products. I also met some great fellow local producers and MissT & Dj …

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Eat What You Want… Diet?

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Talking Borax, Trends
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We don’t do diets in our house. Or at least I didn’t think we did. Then I Googled ‘diets’ out of interest. Crikey! We have the 5:2 diet, Dukan diet, Paleo diet, Atkins diet, Alkaline diet, Cambridge diet, South Beach diet, Slimming World diet, Slim-Fast diet, LighterLife diet, WeightWatchers diet, Rosemary Conley diet and Jenny …

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Dj’s SҠool DiИɳɘr Experience

Posted by on Mar 7, 2014 in Reviews
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  So, for 1 week only, Dj requested to have school dinners. He was mainly tempted by the change from  the ‘normal’ menu to ‘International Food Week’. A week of dishes from 5 different places in the world. We asked him if he’d like to write a blog on his experience & he jumped at …

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Curried Bakers Oven Lamb

Posted by on Mar 7, 2014 in Recipes, Trends
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Here’s a traditional English dish given an ‘Ome Made twist, to be fair it was Kits’ idea. I was just going to do the plain English dish of lamb shoulder baked on top of layers of potato and onion, which in it’s own right is delicious. Add some spice, herbs and a curry sauce though and it …

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Burger It!

Posted by on Feb 8, 2014 in Recipes, Talking Borax, Trends
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We love a good burger in our house. We don’t have them very often so when we do it’s a real treat. Our children have never been to a McDonalds, Burger King or any other junk food purveyor. I can imagine that when they do (although I’d like to think they never will…) it will …

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Sweet Potato & Red Chili Soup

Posted by on Jan 24, 2014 in Recipes, Talking Borax
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  Soup… We absolutely love it in our house. Not the tinned variety of course. It has to be ‘Ome-made! And it’s so easy to make. You take your favourite ingredients sweat them off in some butter add some stock, cook for a bit and then blitz. Not leek and potato soup though, that can’t …

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Crackers!

Posted by on Dec 23, 2013 in Talking Borax, Trends
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Well, the weather has turned chilly, there seems to be a pot of ‘Ome Made mulled wine permanently on the stove top & our Kids behaviour has gone mental which can only mean one thing. We’re on the last leg of the countdown to the second biggest celebration of the year. Yes the big day …

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‘Ome Made Curry Secret II

Posted by on Oct 19, 2013 in Recipes
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I’ve already  done a post on making your own curry masala. I thought it was about time I did one on making a curry sauce. If you’ve had a go at making your own curry masala that’s great but if not then this can be made with curry powder, paste or a basic mix of …

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