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Chicken, White Wine and Tarragon en Papillote

This lovely recipe is a great way to cook chicken breasts in the oven whilst retaining moisture and flavour in the meat. They can be prepared in advance and left to marinate in the fridge making this the perfect recipe

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Nadia Sawalha’s No Fuss Tandoori Chicken

This fabulous recipe had my whole family drooling, it will turn even the driest piece of chicken breast into a moist morsel of delight! For best results, I suggest you marinade the chicken overnight, it really does help the flavours

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Pasta with Scallops and Chorizo

  A super simple supper dish which came about by chance (seeing a pack of ready to use scallops and chorizo in Tesco!). A stunning combination of sweet scallops and spicy chorizo. Ingredients (serves 4): 1 onion, finely chopped 1

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Slow Cooked Beef with Vegetables

A great recipe for hiding vegetables from the kids! The long slow cooking makes them virtually disappear. This is really tasty and a true one pot meal. Read on to find out what my secret ingredient is. (You could make

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Sweet Potato and Peanut Curry

The Thai flavours in this curry are amazing, if you like Satay dishes then you will love this. It can be hard to find really tasty vegetarian dishes and this definitely fits the bill! Ingredients (serves 6) 1 heaped tbsp

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Pork with Cider and Apple

A lovely autumnal recipe, perfect to warm you up on dark nights but light enough to enjoy any time of the year. I found the bones of this recipe on Mumsnet but having tried the original I’ve changed the pork

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Student Recipe Book

I have been thinking about writing this for a while and the fact that my niece has just started at University got me thinking that now is the time! I reckon that a couple of weeks into term, the novelty

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Crushed Potatoes

The modern version of “Mashed Potatoes”, Crushed Potatoes are easier to make and much healthier! What a result! So simple but so good. This the perfect side dish to my lovely Roast Chicken. Ingredients (serves 4-6) 1 kg Potatoes (

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Sunday Roast Chicken

Sunday is traditionally the day for a roast dinner and my Sunday Roast Chicken is the ideal recipe. It’s a lot easier to make than you might think and you can even make it a one pot meal by adding

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Smoked Mackerel Pate

This has to be one of the easiest dishes you can make, but it tastes so good! Smoked Mackerel Pate makes a wonderful starter, lunch or snack. Sometimes the simplest things really are the best! This is also a great

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