Tag Archives: Simple Cooking

Using Home-Grown Tomatoes: Roast Tomato Sauce

Having planted 12 tomato plants this year in grow bags and ring culture pots around my garden, I’ve been picking a lot of tomatoes recently. The two main varieties I’ve grown are Gardener’s Delight and Moneymaker. The former provides loads of large … Continue reading

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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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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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Recipe: How to make a simple casserole.

The very first main course I learned to cook was this one, a Boeuf Bourguignon from my copy of Leith’s Cookery Bible: the first and best cookery book I ever bought. It introduced all sorts of terms that I didn’t … Continue reading

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Recipe: Parsnip & Rosemary Risotto

This risotto is very simple and cheap to make, makes loads, freezes well and is easy to reheat. It can be entirely vegetarian, which can be a handy thing to have under your belt if a vegetarian somehow gets themselves … Continue reading

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