Tag Archives: Lemon

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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Aubergine, tomato and chickpea traybake

This super-easy, quick traybake that can be made ahead as it both freezes and reheats well. It is good hot or cold. This dish is a bit fiddly with having to do something every 15 minutes or so but if … Continue reading

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Strawberry Semifreddo

This is a really easy way to serve strawberries and cream if you have a glut of ripe strawberries. It takes about half an hour to prepare but is easily done in three parts – cook the strawberry sauces beforehand, … 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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Cucumber Tea Sandwiches with lemony Dill Spread

Cucumber sandwiches can be soggy, flavourless disappointments or simply delicious.  Adding dill and lemon juice to the cheese elevates it and if you use good quality white bread you will make everyone happy.  The cream cheese mix is also perfect … 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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Pork chops – try brining

How often have you had dinners of overcooked, shoe-leather pork chops?  I have now discovered how to guarantee perfectly cooked, perfectly tender chops every time. A quick brine is the answer, even a 30-minute brine (or up to 4 hours) … Continue reading

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Plaice fillets with nut-brown caper butter

If you don’t like fish because of the bones do try this.  There are no bones and it is really simple to make – it takes less than ten minutes to prepare and about 8 minutes to cook.  This recipe … Continue reading

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