Tag Archives: Frugal Cooking

Salmon Fish Cakes

As part of the ongoing efforts to keep people fed and to use stuff up before it goes off, I decided I wanted to find a recipe for salmon fish cakes. They needed to be suitable for freezing, as my … Continue reading

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A Comforting Fish Pie

To say that the last couple of months have been difficult, would be an understatement. Nan has been unwell, and recently required a couple of emergency hospital admissions, and a close friend has been seriously ill and in and out … Continue reading

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Caramelised Red Onion Chutney: a qualified success

A while ago I posted about making my first ever chutney: a caramelised red onion one. The recipe said to leave it for a month or more to allow the flavour to mature, before trying it, and today I realised … Continue reading

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Baking Bits and Bobs: Seeded Bread and a Spiced Fruit Bread and Butter Pudding

I said that I¬†fancied making a bread and butter pudding with some of the spiced fruit loaf I baked. Since it already had a reasonable amount of fruit in it, I thought I’d try a variation on my usual recipe, … Continue reading

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Recipe: Bread Machine Spiced Fruit Loaf

I feel a bit cheaty doing a post about a bread machine loaf, given that it’s rather more a programming thing, in my book, than proper baking. That said, it does make a¬†lovely fruit loaf, which I feel should be … Continue reading

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Success! Russet Apple Compote & Scones

On my way back from the allotment at the weekend I called in to my local shop to grab some milk and made a lucky find of a fridge full of perfectly edible fruit and veg, reduced to pennies. I … Continue reading

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Winging It: Emergency Stock Creation

Emergency stock? Well, yes: the stock you need to rustle up when you suddenly realise that you promised your Nan some homemade soup to take home with her and her eyes lit up but you’ve just considered that cardiac patients … Continue reading

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