Category Archives: Potatoes

Fish Soup

This is a really tasty soup that uses any white fish you can get your hands on (cod, haddock or hake work well). Using prawns and mussels makes for an attractive looking dish. Good crusty bread is must for dipping. … Continue reading

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Chicken and mushroom hot-pot

Prep time 35 minutes. Cook time 25 minutes Serves 4 This is a good way to use up cooked chicken. You can assemble the hot-pot in advance so it is a no -fuss supper. This is a bbcgoodfood.com recipe Ingredients … Continue reading

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Chicken Provençal

The flavour of summer – this sautéed chicken is succulent and though the cooking time is relatively short, the flavours meld together well. Serve with olive oil and a bowl of pasta, potatoes or rice with added saffron. Although the … Continue reading

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Pan Roasted Chicken Breast with Thyme

This recipe really calls for chicken breasts with the skin on.  You can use skinless breasts although the golden-brown skin definitely enhances this dish. This recipe comes courtesy of Adam and Joanne Gallagher.  I serve this with avocado sauce – … Continue reading

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Smoky Pimento Goulash

This is one of my favourite dinner party dishes. Meltingly soft beef in a deep-flavoured spicy sauce it is delicious. It can be cooked up to 3 days ahead or frozen for up to a month.  Serve with rice, pasta, … Continue reading

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Basil and Feta Cheese Spread

This spread couldn’t be easier and it is delicious used in so many ways – dip, canapés, garnish for soup, in a sandwich or baguette (a lot less messy than the cheese on its own or on pasta.  I found this … Continue reading

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Grilled salmon with chilli glaze & lime crème fraîche

This is a really simple recipe that I found in the bbcgoodfood site.  I used fillets with the skin on and it didn’t seem to make any difference.  The lime-flavoured crème fraîche is a great, easy addition. Prep time:    15 … Continue reading

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Trout with crème fraîche and chives

This is a super fail-safe recipe that can be produced in 15-20 minutes.  The sauce is delicious and  you will find many ways of serving it with. If having potatoes put them on to boil first and pre-heat the oven … Continue reading

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Cauliflower soup

This is a simple dish made without milk and can be made using a cauliflower plus whatever other vegetables you have in your fridge. Serves 4 to 6 Prep time: How fast can you chop? Cooking time: 30 – 40 … Continue reading

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Roast lamb with rosemary

Roast lamb is simple .  It is at its best in mid-summer served only with a sauce of young mint leaves.  Later in the year this is a good way to cook and serve it along with a redcurrant and … Continue reading

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