Baked Ham in Coca Cola with Cheesy potatoes

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Baked Ham in Coca Cola with Cheesy potatoes

Baked Ham in Coca Cola with Cheesy potatoes This delicious never fail baked ham in coca cola, is an easy to cook Nigella recipe.  I dont the know the science behind it, but the coke works is sugary molasses magic on the meat, and makes it very tender.   Nigella suggests about 2.5 hours for the simmering in coke, but always … Read More

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Easy Peasy Fish Cakes

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Easy Peasy Fish Cakes

Easy Peasy Fish Cakes I love fish cakes.  For me, they are the ultimate comfort food.  The crispy breadcrumb outer combined with the creamy soft inside is just perfection.  Fish cakes are pretty versatile.  They can be poshed up with salad and a nice sauce for a dinner party, or dummed down with baked beans for an in front of … Read More

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Lamb, Leek and Lemon Thyme Filo Pie

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Lamb leek and filo pie

Lamb, Leek and Lemon Thyme Filo Pie We are off to Crete on summer holiday in a few days, so to get us in the mood, we whipped up a lamb, leek and filo pie with lemon thyme and courgette. (sort of Greek inspired). Ingredients I’m a bit sketchy on quantities, as we were just bunging what we had in … Read More

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Sausage Rolls with Hidden Veggies

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Sausage Rolls with Hidden Veggies

Sausage Rolls with Hidden Veggies As a child I always hated sausage rolls.  The filling was always an insipid light pink colour, even when cooked.  Recently however I had a sausage roll from a local independent baker.  It was jam packed full of vegetables through the sausage meat – so much lighter and tastier than the cardiac inducing sausage rolls … Read More

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Smoked Haddock, Salmon and Leek Pie with Filo

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Smoked Haddock, Salmon and Leek Pie with Filo

Smoked Haddock, Salmon and Leek Pie with Filo This smoked haddock, salmon and leek pie with filo pastry is a great alternative to classic fish pie, and so easy to whip up in a few minutes. Ingredients (for 6 large fill pies): 150g salmon 300g smoked haddock 300g haddock 1 pack of filo pastry (6 sheets) 1 large leek, chopped … Read More

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