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Root veg

December 5, 2016

I was looking through some pictures I’d taken of food and landed on these. I adore root vegetables and there is no better time to serve them than now. I make life easy by presenting a medley, easy to cook easy to serve, and delicious to eat Make your choices and cut as I have in good chunky bites. Add quarters of red onions, whole flowers of garlic and then sprinkle and cover. Don’t soak in olive oil  and add…

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Flies and burning coffee

August 17, 2016

How burning inexpensive ground used of fresh coffee keeps the flies away. My top floor apartment faces the River Thames which is a true joy, however at this time of the year the dreaded river flies can ruin the beautiful experience. As evening falls and you think of sitting out on the balcony or just having the French windows open, while you potter around, watching TV, cooking or entertaining friends attracted to the light these unwelcome visitors have joined you…

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Cornish Blue

November 14, 2014

Picked a slab of Cornish Blue up at a food fair the other day and now piled into it, verdict delicious and for my taste so much smother and less bitter than Stilton.…

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A good red wine

November 4, 2014

I’m no wine snob (I come from Stoke on Trent) so relish finding beauties. If you like a smooth, well balanced,  fruity red try this one from M&S. Even better you won’t believe the price £7.99. Writing this at 17.35 so tempted to open it.…

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Cherry juice

November 4, 2014

Cherries have been a favourite of mine since I first day as a child with a bowl of the little red things spitting out stones. However I’d never been aware of their amazing antioxidant qualities just loved the taste. Now I’m whacking back the juice with even more enthusiasm as it’s officially a superfood.  …

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Dinner Party Wars

November 3, 2014

Discovery Home and Health this week are screening Dinner Party Wars a series I shot in Canada with Chef Corbin Tomaszeski. I can’t tell you the fun we had filming the show, I fell in love with Canada, the people, and worked with one of the best teams in television. The formate is 3 couples all competing to host the best dinner party but unlike ‘Come Dine With Me’ its judged on food by a professional chef and on etiquette…

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“Darling its all in the presentation”

September 25, 2014

There are not many people who arrive in France and take out of their suitcase 2 steaks a load of sausages and a bag of lettuce. I did! The fact is France is not like the UK with an open all hours policy, so when I know I’m arriving late and want to eat at home its the only way. with a quick dash to an airport shop for milk. This meal took me minuets to bash together and by…

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