Tag Archives: Cooking

Lemon Sauce for Roast Chicken

The most odd thoughts pop into my mind sometimes when I go to bed and this was no exception, but I am so pleased it did as the result was superb. I had a fresh chicken in the fridge ready … Continue reading

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Socca Crepe/Pancake/Flatbread

Socca is a very universal recipe using gram/chickpea flour with seasonings, a little oil and water to make a batter.   The addition of herbs and/or spices make a pleasant change.  Cumin seeds can be added, but I like using sesame … Continue reading

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Roasted Chicken, Pear and Beetroot Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing

Call me crazy but I don’t like pears to eat raw, or even in a fruit cocktail but I love them roasted and served with a salad. This very simple salad is delicious and quick to make.  Roasted beetroot is … Continue reading

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Pyramid Pan Mat

Back in October/November I saw these pyramid pan mats advertised on Facebook.  I don’t usually take notice of the adverts but this caught my eye as only the night before I had cooked some chicken thighs which had well and … Continue reading

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Mini Cheese Scones (gluten-free)

I still find cooking with gluten-free flour very different but I’m slowly finding recipes which I like. Having made cheese scones for years with ordinary flour, I was determined to create a similar one using flour with no gluten.   I … Continue reading

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Cumin Flatbreads

Nothing could be simpler than these flatbreads and they taste delicious too.  The toasted cumin adds a wealth of flavour but this could be changed for any herb or seed such as onion or nigella seeds, for example. Once cooked, … Continue reading

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Spicy Moroccan Salmon Fillets

Ras el hanout is one of my favourite spice mixes.  The name is Arabic for “head of the shop” (similar to the English expression “top shelf”) and implies a mixture of the best spices the seller has to offer.  The … Continue reading

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