Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Story of How Mr Jones Came Up With the Perfect Pasta Recipe

When I know that he is coming over, I always try to balance his taste and my pleasure in cooking. I’m not saying he is picky, it’s more the case of a … peculiar kind of taste. Anyway, there are … Continue reading

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Honey and Mustard Pork Chop with Lamb’s Lettuce and Crusty Bread – Sounds more fancy than it is

This is yet another quick and easy recipe to do something more with the meat than just fry it. Also, I have invented the first vinaigrette that worked for me – and what’s this? Am I starting to enjoy the … Continue reading

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Orange and chocolate cheesecake, baked – how to make your kitchen smell like a million bucks

One of the million perks of being able to cook: you have a secure way to cheer someone up. One of the million perks of being in a relationship: you have someone to cheer up. So if my boyfriend is … Continue reading

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Olive, pea and pepper frittata – no one told me frittatas were easy!

Seriously though, frittatas are scary… (Fritatta being the thick Spanish omelette that is just as good for breakfast as for dinner.) For the past week, my fridge contained the following: – 1 red pepper – half a can of black … Continue reading

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Restaurant review – Côte Restaurants

This Valentine’s Day, after weeks of struggle to find the right restaurant, we finally managed to decide on one of the Côte chain’s restaurants – the one near Oxford Circus, Marketplace. I have always seen their stripy design from the outside, … Continue reading

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Mozzarella chicken – something for an everyday

Looking for a way to spice up your everyday – or depressed Sunday dinner? The answer always will be, now listen closely, cheese. That’s right. What else could be the solution to your problems than some kind of gooey or … Continue reading

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Pissaladière Niçoise with goat’s cheese

It was about time I got a little homesick – if nothing else, right now I am craving my mum’s cooking. So what better to do on a day off than to recreate my favourite dish? Pissaladière Niçoise is technically … Continue reading

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