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Spicy Crispy Lamb Breast

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015 in Recipes, Trends
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    This was an absolute winner! I’m quite a fan of lamb breast, a very underused and under rated cut of meat. I think a lot of people are put off by the appearance (there appears to be very little meat) and they don’t know how to cook it. I normally roll it with …

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‘Ome Made Falafel

Posted by on Feb 6, 2015 in Recipes
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  Falafel are great… or can be if they’re made right! The thing is you need to put bags of flavour in there. You need serious amounts of garlic, lemon juice, pepper and salt. And then of course there’s the spices. For me it has to be heavy on the cumin, probably my favourite spice …

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‘Ome Made Kebab

Posted by on Apr 26, 2014 in Recipes, Talking Borax, Trends
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‘Ome Made Kebab   I have been fond of kebabs since my beer swilling teenage years… You could not beat that garlicky, salty meat stuffed into a pita with slice cabbage, grated carrot, raw onion, sliced tomato and cucumber then drizzled with lemon juice, yoghurt & mint and hot chilli sauce after a night out …

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Not All Pirates Eat Meat!

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in Recipes, Talking Borax, Trends
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I was winding an old friend up a couple weeks ago who happens to be a Vegan, he also bears an uncanny resemblance to Jack Sparrow, especially when he gets the full costume on…come on, stop swooning ladies! Anyway to make it up to him I promised I would put a post on the Blog that …

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Tandoori Chicken… Or Three?

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in Recipes
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Chicken Tandoori seems to be quite popular in our house at the moment. It makes a nice Sunday roast!   We use a whole chicken… well actually three! The leftovers of course go into the Kids school pack-up and they make a rather nice curry (Chicken Tikka Massala Madras hot is a favourite!)   Of …

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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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‘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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Hands, Knees & Bumpsy-Daisies….

Posted by on Aug 31, 2013 in Talking Borax, Trends
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After a week of banged heads, broken teeth, teeth going through lips, split chins, bumps and grazes I’ve decided never to take our Kids out of the house again!   Trying to get 4 children (one badly injured) with 4 scooters on a bus with only a £20 note to pay the bus fare with so that …

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Venison Chilli

Posted by on Aug 13, 2013 in Recipes, Talking Borax
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Our Butcher sometimes gets some very nice wild venison in. When he does we always make sure that we get some venison neck in, we usually buy quite a bit for the freezer. Venison neck when cooked long and slow is great. It makes fantastic curries but this was a first for us. I can …

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Pimms, Friends & Slow Cooked Lamb

Posted by on Aug 4, 2013 in Recipes, Talking Borax
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  We hadn’t seen a friend of ours (an old neighbour) for a while, and we still had half a bottle of Pimms in the pantry that he had bought up on his last visit! We seemed to be having a good run of weather so we thought it was time to invite him round for …

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