Category Archives: Light Dishes

Blueberry and Pecan Muffins

I love making blueberry muffins. Mainly because they taste wonderful and are a great breakfast to go. But also as I can kid myself that they’re healthy because of the fruit….despite all the sugar and oil x). A good muffin … Continue reading

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Bacon, Leek and Potato Soup

Well apologies for my absence in the blogosphere. Things have been a bit hectic here. My partner and I are in the process of signing the papers on a new flat and it’s been a nightmare trying to get guarantors … Continue reading

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Puff Pesto Pizzas

I always have leftovers. I suppose it’s what comes from only needing to cook for two people- Myself and Matt. Often we only need half an onion here or half a can of tomatoes there. Of course I don’t mind … Continue reading

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Caponata: Sicilian pasta sauce with aubergines, olives and capers

Well, well, well exams are finally out the way for another semester and I can get back to cooking properly again! For the past few weeks my kitchen activity has mainly consisted of making a big pot of something at … Continue reading

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Last Minute Mini Mince Pies!

Hope everyone has a fantastic Christmas with lots of lovely pressies and of course amazing food! Here’s a last minute Mini Mince Pie recipe. Mini Mince Pies makes 24-36 depending on the size of your tin 240g plain flour 60g … Continue reading

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Speedy Pork Pies

So there I was with some impulse bought shortcrust pastry, reduced sausages and some bacon. All of which needed using up. I’d never tried pork pies before but I figured how hard can it be? I skipped out the jelly, … Continue reading

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VegBag Excitement…

Has anyone seen ‘Food Inc.‘? Released in the UK February of this year, Food Inc. is a film documentary focussing on the problems of our current food system. I had to watch it for my sustainability class on food systems … Continue reading

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