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Fay Ripley’s Saucy Sicilian Meatballs

  As Fay Ripley says in her book “Fay’s Family Food”-  ”For some reason, in this country, we have lost the ability to eat together. We all shout “There’s no time!”, but it’s a flawed argument. We have to eat,

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Pasta and Meatballs

This is one of my “go to” recipes when I’m short on time. It’s really quick and easy and can be made with store cupboard/freezer ingredients. Plus my whole family love it, a great result all round! I got the

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Easy Chicken and Mushroom Pie

You can buy a Chicken and Mushroom Pie from the Supermarket and put it in the oven, but I guarantee it won’t taste as good as this! This is so easy to make (who makes their own puff pastry these

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Annabel Karmel’s Fish Pie

Fish pie is a favourite in my house and this is one of the best recipes I’ve found. Annabel Karmel produces food for a chain of nurseries in the UK and this is one of the kids’ favourites too! I

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Sticky Salmon and Chinese Fried Rice

This is adapted from a recipe by Annabel Karmel, taken from “100 Family Meals”. I must admit this book has become a bit of a cookbook “bible” for me, the recipes are excellent; healthy, tasty, easy to cook and most

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Tortiglioni with Smoked Salmon and Broccoli

I love pasta and smoked salmon as a really “quick fix” meal when the kids have activities and we need to be in and out of the house quickly! Fresh pasta makes this dish very quick indeed. Ingredients (serves 5-6)

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Caroline’s Cottage Pie

I love Cottage Pie, it’s such a lovely comforting dish on a cold winter’s night. Plus this one uses half mince/half lentils and has lots of vegetables in it, so it is healthy too! My family love this and it

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Annabel Karmel’s Mild King Prawn Curry

My mouth is watering just thinking about this recipe! It has to be the tastiest curry I’ve ever had and the whole family loved it = Bonus! This is super easy to prepare and could be a store cupboard stand

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One Dish Dinners

“One Dish” always makes me sit up and pay attention. When it comes to cooking weekday family meals, the easier the better! All these dishes are healthy (calories listed) and easy, win win! These one dish dinners came from the

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Annabel Karmel’s Chicken and Corn Chowder

The second recipe in two nights from Annabel Karmel’s fab book 100 Family Meals (she really should be paying me!). On Sunday, we had a roast dinner courtesy of Costco, their ready roasted chickens are fabulous! Monday night was chicken

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