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Buffalo Wings

Barbecue season (all 2 weeks of it) is back in the UK again so it’s time to brush off the cobwebs, pile up the coals and crack out the cold lager. A friend and I knew we were going to be in on Saturday evening and so we thought we’d have our own mini barbecue. … Continue reading

Mango, Chilli & Coriander Salad

I love this dish. It’s the perfect accompaniment to any summer BBQ (and many other meals) as it’s fresh, light, easy to prepare and blooming delicious. Ingredients: 1 x ripe mango, chopped into 1cm cubes 2 x red chilli (alter to taste), finely chopped 1 red onion, finely diced Small handful of coriander leaves, chopped Method … Continue reading

Jim’s Baked Trout Fillet (en Papillote)

A couple of weeks ago I did a quick experiment. I had managed to get hold of 6 small trout fillets and I wanted to check out the ‘en papillote’ style of cooking which basically means to oven bake wrapped up in a paper parcel. I tried a number of different ingredients and this was … Continue reading

Roast Summer Vegetables

This was just to go along with some lamb for a ‘summer roast dinner’ and I’m glad I did. I’m more of a winter veg kind of guy usually but this was really simple to prepare and tasted delicious, you can find the original recipe here. Ingredients:   1 courgette 1/2 butternut squash 2 different … Continue reading

Spiced Spanish Tortilla

This week we booked a holiday and we’re doing a bit of travelling around Andalusia in Southern Spain. We’re going all around the place and I can’t wait to sample the food, so much so that I’ve decided to try a few dishes inspired by Spain. First up is a twist on the traditional tortilla (or Spanish … Continue reading

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