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Chickpea and Red Lentil Curry with Fresh Spinach and Coriander
Is this Chick Pea and Red Lentil Curry with Fresh Spinach and Coriander a curry or a dal? I'm not sure, but I do know it is incredibly delicious, exceedingly nutritious and quick and easy to make.…
Paris, April 2022
A few days in Paris in the spring time
Vegan Lemon and Dubonnet Drizzle Cake
I recently posted a Lemon and Dubonnet Drizzle Cake recipe as part of a series of recipes to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. It was so well received that I really did not want people following a…
Lemon and Dubonnet Drizzle Cake
Light, fluffy, moist and buttery sponge loaf bursting with lemon and vanilla, drizzled with a sweet and tangy lemon and Dubonnet syrup and topped with a Dubonnet icing. Fresh and delicious, you are going to love this…
Platinum Jubilee Chicken Tikka with a Curried Mayonnaise and Yoghurt Sauce, Fresh Mango, Pomegranate Seeds and Pistachio
Warmly spiced with cumin, coriander, cardamom, chilli and garam masala, these melt in the mouth, chunks of tender chicken tikka, are swathed in a fresh, mild curried mayonnaise and yoghurt sauce, loaded with fresh coriander and mint.…
Rice, Pea, Sweetcorn and Red Pepper Salad with a Lime and Honey Dressing
Perfectly cooked, nutty brown rice, sweet petit pois and sweetcorn, crispy red peppers and sliced spring onion swathed in fresh, sweet, lime dressing with a hint of garlic. Soooo good!
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There can be very few people in the UK who have never eaten Coronation Chicken: tender poached chicken, swathed in an unctuous, sweet, mildly spiced, curried mayonnaise. Created for the Queen’s coronation 70 years ago, the recipe…
The Queen’s Favourite Banana Bread
With the Queen's Platinum Jubilee just around the corner, it seems the perfect time to post this recipe for the Queen's Favourite Banana Bread. Known for being frugal, it is entirely in keeping that her favourite cake…
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Warm Sweet Potato and Chickpea Salad with Feta Cheese, Fresh Herbs and Pomegranate
This fabulous Sweet Potato and Chickpea Salad with Feta Cheese, Fresh Herbs and Pomegranate makes a delicious meal in it's own right, but it is also a fabulous addition to a barbecue or Middle Eastern spread.
Lemon and Poppyseed Blondies
These blondies are loaded with lemon and poppyseeds, drizzled with a sweet lemon syrup and topped with a lemon flavoured icing. They are like the lovechild of blondies and Lemon Drizzle with poppyseeds added for good measure.