Tag Archives: English

Cullen Skink Chez Moi

The last 3 weeks have been horrendous and there doesn’t seem to be any end in sight.   I won’t/can’t tell you about it but my lovely husband has brought me home to Sens and will be joining me in … Continue reading

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Jamie’s Fish, Chips and Mushy Peas

This morning Daisy at Cool Cook Style http://coolcookstyle.com/ informed me that my blog had been featured at What’s Cook In http://www.whatscook.in/articles/what-weve-been-reading-3091/.   Mah-velous!  Thank you Daisy.  Thank you What’s Cook In!  Okay, one more Jamie from the budget issue.  Only 1 pound 19 … Continue reading

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Duck Breast with Sweet Potato Hash Browns

This was really supposed to be duck breast with a sweet potato rosti, or so the people at BBC said http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/roastduckwithsweetpo_84214. I have to say, it tasted very good but I think they should have included eggs or something else besides corn starch … Continue reading

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English Toffee

I’m not a big sweets eater.  I think it was childhood overload.  My parents always had a lot of parties, and when the guests arrived they would always bring cookies, Hostess cupcakes, Twinkies, candies and soft drinks for us.  I’m … Continue reading

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Lancashire Hot Pot

Frugal http://frugalfeeding.wordpress.com/ gave me the idea for this post, a lamb and potato casserole. The recipe uses both lamb neck and kidneys. It drives me insane when I burn things.   It doesn’t look nice nor appetizing. This happened because instead of hanging … Continue reading

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