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What are you cooking today?
Tue 30-Mar-10
11:52 am
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brightspark
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The shame is, Danast, I can't get the iplayer here - and all his recipes on the BBC website have no pictures - I do like to have a picture when I am following a recipe - it helps remind me what I'm trying to cook !!!!!!!

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Tue 30-Mar-10
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I enjoyed the Blanc Bread too- must make more of an effort to find a source of fresh yeast- used to get it from my local Organic Supermarket in Holland, but not found ANY here ...yet...

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Tue 30-Mar-10
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Apparently, if you know that your local supermarket bakes on the premises (not sure how many do that nowadays), but if you just ask at their counter, they'll probably give you some.

I used to get quite a large amount from my local Tesco's, and I understand that you can also get it in large Asda stores, but in Sainsbury's you may have to pay (a nominal amount, I'm sure).

Just as in Holland, Kate, I can get it easily in our local supermarket (Auchan) here in France, but not in LeClerc. I guess you have to do some scouting!

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Wed 31-Mar-10
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Having described it on another post today I think I will make a mozarella, basil, tomato, avocado and prawn salad.  All those zesty flavours should brighten up my evening after this gloomy rainy day.

Wed 31-Mar-10
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steak, chips, grill tomatos, eggs will do just fine and may pop out for a beer later will see.

Wed 31-Mar-10
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I'm making a pheasant pasta bake, but I would rather be eating what Ruth is making.  Yum Chef

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Wed 31-Mar-10
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Cauliflower cheese and banana bread+butter pudding.

Kateuk makes things at http://www.etsy.com/shop/finkstuff and sometimes she does this too http://www54paintings.blogspot.com/ and also this http://finkstuff.weebly.com/

Wed 31-Mar-10
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We had oven-baked risotto made with the leftover chicken from last night's pasta and the shredded ham from the ham shanks. I added a couple of rashers of streaky bacon, diced squash, onions, leeks, a smallish carton of chopped tomatoes, shredded sage leaves and the stock the shanks were boiled in. As a last minute "ooh - look what I found in the fridge" I sliced some Lidl chorizo through it all.

An hour in the oven in a lidded casserole and it made a delicious tea. And the thing that really lifted the meal was the chorizo, the last minute unplanned addition.

I'm taking the leftovers to work tomorrow for lunch and that'll be the end of the £2.60 worth of ham shanks for now.

Thu 1-Apr-10
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Your risotto sounds wonderful Shereen, it's my favourite comfort food.  I love things with Chorizo in.

I'll try that again!

Thu 1-Apr-10
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I bought a chicken today, it will feed me and OH's daughter whilst he is away in Scotland at a bike race over Easter. (Roll_Eyes)  The thought of Chorizo just won't go away so I shall get some tomorrow and a jar of roasted red peppers then conjure something up with those ingredients.  I'm quite looking forward to cooking now.Embarassed

I'll try that again!

Thu 1-Apr-10
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A chicken casserole - but with ingredients I found in the fridge!

Chicken drumsticks; lardons; box of mushrooms; 2 onions; 4 carrots; a handful of cold, cooked Anya potatoes, cut up; red pepper and yellow pepper, cubed, plus a tin of chopped tomatoes. Stock, too !!

All flash-fried to seal, and into the casserole. Hubby said it smells of sweet and sour chicken.

I think I'll cook some rice ........

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Thu 1-Apr-10
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Sounds scrummy BS!

I'll try that again!

Fri 2-Apr-10
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TA - it was delish - but far too much for one meal, so

guess what we have for dinner tonight ?  Big_Laugh

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That's the spirit, waste nothing.  WellDone

I'll try that again!

Fri 2-Apr-10
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I've no idea what I'm eating tonight other than it will be a salad,  but at the moment I am making 2  lots of venison and pork burgers - one spicy and one not.  I've already made pheasant and apple burgers which are rather good.  I have not made them before so I had a bit of experimenting with seasonings till I thought it was right.  Tomorrow before I go to the Fun Day I will make spicy lamb burgers.  These are all for a gathering we are having at a friend's house on Sunday.  No rest for the wicked eh!!   Devil

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