Left Over Roast Lamb Pie

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Left Over Lamb pie

Left Over Roast Lamb Pie This left over roast lamb pie is not so much a ‘recipe’, more a suggestion for sparking new life into left over roast. Mr PaintSewGlueChew got a new barbecue last year.  To say he’s an enthusiastic griller would be a bit of understatement.  Any opportunity to fire it up and head to the butchers, and he’s … Read More

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Halloween Canapes; Pumpkin shaped cheese and crackers

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Halloween Canapes; Pumpkin shaped cheese and crackers

Halloween Canapes; Pumpkin shaped cheese and crackers Last week the Uk was shocked with the news that following a pricing dispute with its suppliers, Tesco announced that it would no longer be selling Marmite.  Cue mass hysteria.  This did make me reach for my 10 year supply jar of marmite. Halloween just round the corner, these halloween canapes are the perfect love … Read More

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Tarte Flambe 3 ways

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Tarte Flambe 3 ways Anyone following me on instagram will know that back in May, I was confined to barracks for a week while my kids studied for exams.  My role was to gently (and sometimes not so gently) cajole the kids, keep the “breaks” to a minimum, and make favourite snacks at periodic intervals to keep spirits up.  One … Read More

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Baked Brie Honey and Pine Nuts

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bakes brie with honey and pine nuts

Baked Brie, Honey and Pine Nuts Baked Brie is fantastic dish to serve guests with drinks, as a ‘get stuck in’ kind of a snack (my favourite kind). Its also fantastic for unexpected guests, taking only a few moments to whip up. Serving Dish A bit of un necessary background:  I’m a sucker for a junk shop.  I love modern … Read More

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Chicken Pesto and Mozzarella Tart

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Chicken Pesto and Mozzarella Tart Does  every busy family have a handful of recipes they can make blindfolded (even in their sleep) that will get zero complaints from family members?  We have half a dozen such recipes, but Chicken Pesto and Mozzarella tart is my children’s favourite.To be honest, I could layer anything on a carpet of pastry sprinkled with cheese, … Read More

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