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Pork and Mushroom Pie

I cooked a joint of pork shoulder last Sunday (like this recipe) and had about 1lb left in the fridge, along with some mushrooms. This week the weather forecast went from rain to sleet and snow, so my thoughts turned … Continue reading

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Chicken Carbonara

August 27th 2011 I had some leftover roast chicken and fancied something creamy with spaghetti, so carbonara seemed to fit the bill. Carbonara (of the charcoal worker) is traditionally a combination of spaghetti, pancetta, parmesan (or pecorino), eggs and fat (these … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Cake

May 13th, 2011 On Friday afternoon of the Olimax PortrATE show, Grace made a return visit with some red velvet cupcakes. She’d been to the opening on Tuesday and wanted to have her portrait taken in the manner of Oli’s portraits … Continue reading

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Beef Stroganoff

February 24th, 2011 Beef Stroganoff is a classic Russian dish, probably named after, Alexander Grigorievich Stroganoff or Count Pavel Stroganov. It does however seem to have been included in Elena Ivanovna Molokhovet’s, “A Gift to Young Housewives” cookbook and the … Continue reading

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Steak Diane

October 30th, 2010 I stayed with some friends at the weekend, who have a beautiful house overlooking Brownsea Island, Dorset. On Saturday, Pat made an exquisite supper. The first course was a large Portobello mushroom, baked in the oven with … Continue reading

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