Category Archives: Food

Home Cooking – Meatloaf

Looking through the Waitrose free newspaper, I spotted an interesting recipe: Quince-glazed meatloaf. By coincidence, I already had the bulk of the ingredients – minced pork, minced veal, streaky bacon – in the freezer so this looked worth a shot. … Continue reading

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Home cooking – Paella

Lots more opportunites for home cooking these days. Today I have decided to have a paella. Thankfully, the larder has all I need. Will need to restock a bit now, though. In a large saucepan on a medium heat, soften … Continue reading

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Naan pizza

Hmmm…. what’s available for tea? Slices of pork from the Sunday roast last weekend Buffalo Mozzarella Couple of plain naans left over from a “Waitrose Indian Takeaway for 2” Tomato paste Oregano, Paprika and Parsley Pizza!  

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Problem–how to focus on weight loss. Solution–make flapjack!

At the back of the larder, I found a box of Quaker Oats’ ‘Oat So Simple’ sachets from 2013 that Sue had once shown an interest in having for breakfast. “Waste not, want not” so opened all the sachets and … Continue reading

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Stupid packaging

I like the current trend for colourful and/or amusing packaging used by niche food producers such as Innocent (drinks) and Higgidy (pies). It adds personality to the brand and gives you something to read. The text on the packaging, though, … Continue reading

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