Category Archives: Main Courses

Pork, mushroom and potato terrine recipe (Patatas a la Campesina)

I saw this recipe while browsing Spanish sites, it looked like perfect picnic fare, or something with a little wow factor to have for dinner with a salad on a hot day. It translates to Potatoes of the Countryside, which … Continue reading

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Fabulous Fish Cake Recipe

I normally make my fish cakes of the crab and Thai variety, but I had  a pack of smoked salmon left that I had done well to keep intact with the aim of transforming it. I made these up a … Continue reading

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Pot Roast Chicken and Lentil Recipe

I adore recipes that involve little effort yet taste incredible, and this is just such a dish. The great thing with poaching meat is the liquid around it mixes with the juices produced in cooking, and the meat stays wonderfully … Continue reading

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Totally fabulous Pork, Cranberry and Pistachio Terrine Recipe

This has been the first year when I’ve actually had a bit of free time to spend in the kitchen in the lead up to Christmas (it normally consists of *fairly* stressed,very late nights), and I have very much made … Continue reading

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Chicken and Pesto Stuffed Crust Pizza recipe

We made stuffed crust pizza last night for dinner, and it was so scrummy I thought I’d share it with you, even though I pulled the dough recipe from Jamie Oliver and the pizza sauce recipe from Chef Maestro. Toppings … Continue reading

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Spanish Style Meatballs (Albondigas) in a rich tomato sauce

Meatballs. So many ways of making them, all so good.  The Spanish use a mixture of beef and pork mince traditionally, although the sauce varies from a rich tomato to a winey gravy.  This is taken partly from a great … Continue reading

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