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What are you cooking today?
Fri 2-Apr-10
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KateUK
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Pumpkin soup,purple spouting broccoli, rolls.

HOT CROSS BUNS!

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Fri 2-Apr-10
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Shereen
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I'm all out of chorizo now, Toffeeapple and plotting a flying visit to Lidl to restock as soon as possible.

Your mention of roast chicken has put me in the notion for a roast dinner, stuffing, gravy the works. It'll have to wait though because we've got Easter dinner sorted already.

Tonight we had homemade pie from the freezer, with chips, veg and gravy. A comforting winter tea for a wild wet day. It feels more like Winter than Spring here these days what with the gales, the folk getting snowed in and the opening of emergency shelters for people who've had no electricity for 3 days.

Mon 5-Apr-10
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Yumm  I love a good risotto too.

TA - I am with on the chorizo. I love something really simple like a pork or sausage casserole with beans and chorizo. (now you have got us going, Shereen!) and I also love those roasted red peppers

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Mon 5-Apr-10
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I used to have chorizo for breakfast with scrambled eggs delish Ive also notice that suppermarkets and some butchers are now doing raw chorizos which is all that I remember but now you have awoken my breakfast memory it looks like I will have to get some very soon Big_Laugh

Mon 5-Apr-10
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Ah chorizo. Brings back memories of a chicken and chorizo casserole my dad cooks. It was based on a Keith Floyd recipe, from his Floyd on Spain book. The version we did started off fairly close to the book version but over the years it started to deviate from the original.

Coarsly chop and fry onions and peppers. Add diced chicken, some bacon and some sliced chorizo. Add a tin of tomatoes, some herbs and a generous amount of paprika. Simmer for half to 1 hour. It was one of our favourite family meals.

Tonight though, we've had home made pizza. We were at the Thame Country Show and bought a variety of flavoured cheeses.  One pizza was topped with smoked cheddar and a horseradish cheese. The other was topped with a chilli cheese and a garlic and herb cheese.

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Mon 5-Apr-10
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We had home-made pizza too. Been ages since I last made pizza.

Easter eggs for afters.

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Mon 5-Apr-10
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I'm still eating the chicken...

I'll try that again!

Tue 6-Apr-10
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Shepherds pie for us last night with leftover roast leg of lamb. Dinner for two and two portions for the freezer. Ok

 Tonight we had from-the-freezer bolognese and garlic ciabatta.

Wed 7-Apr-10
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Last night was a Delia recipe with lamb chops with a mixture of fresh veggies. Together with an onion and mushroom gravy/sauce with crab apple jelly.

Just as it was ready, our lovely French neighbours turned up - just to say hello.

I asked them if they had eaten - "No!" was the reply, so I asked them if they would like to share ours. They wanted to stay. So, meagre portions all round, but hey, with good company, does it matter?

We demolished a whole loaf of artisan bread with mature cheddar - they both love the strong cheese, and, you know what? It was a fantastic evening. No worries prior to the meal, wondering if they would like it, but it was a thoroughly enjoyable time.

Tonight, I shall make breaded escalopes using turkey slices, with home-made chips. Yum.

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Wed 7-Apr-10
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I used to have friends who did that on a regular basis and I learnt to throw together a bit of a salad and usually added some frozen peas to eke out the veg. RunAway

Wed 7-Apr-10
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And don't answer the doorbell!  Big_Laugh

I'll try that again!

Wed 7-Apr-10
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That's where I was going wrong LaughWhistle

Thu 8-Apr-10
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Problem is, my neighbours let themselves in the back door! Laugh

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Thu 8-Apr-10
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And mine is if the car is there and the dogs are in the house, everyone knows I am in.  Roll_Eyes

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Thu 8-Apr-10
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Root veg soup for me tonight I think - I have carrots, swede, parsnips and spuds.  Although a bit of buttery swede mash also sounds tempting...  Something from these veg anyway.  ChefBig_Laugh

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