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Chicken, Orange and Mustard Pasta

This is a really tasty mid week supper or lunch dish, the combination of orange with wholegrain mustard really works! It’s also pretty low calorie! Ingredients (serves 6) 400g pasta, Farfalle (Bows) looks pretty 1 onion, chopped small 3 large

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Tartiflette

I love Tartiflette, it is a staple component of any menu in the French Alps; although the restaurant version often comes laden with a creamy sauce which probably provides your entire day’s calories in one dish! My version is super

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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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One Pot Creamy Mushroom Pasta

I saw this on Pinterest and thought “what a fantastic idea”! I’m always on the lookout for shortcuts in the kitchen and this saves on both time and washing up! The original recipe is from Foodie Place, but I’ve adapted

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Caroline’s Colourful Chicken Curry

In our house, Friday night is curry night, sometimes made with fish, other times with lentils but most often with chicken! I also like to throw in as many vegetables as possible to make it super healthy whilst still being

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Paella

I love Paella, it’s the perfect summer dish and brings back happy memories of holidays in Spain with my parents and sister. I had never tried to make it as I knew it was a little bit like risotto, involving

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Chicken Cacciatore

According to Wikipedia, Chicken Cacciatore is a general term for chicken cooked with tomatoes, mushrooms and herbs. Traditionally it would have been a “Hunter’s” dish (ie whatever had been caught or dug up that day!) and could have been made

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