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Grand Marnier Panna Cotta

Panna Cotta is incredibly easy to make even though it’s name sounds fancy. Add Grand Marnier to your panna cotta and you have something a little more grown up/boozy than the classic vanilla panna cotta. If you feel like substituting … Continue reading

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Pork loin with creamy peppercorn sauce

Pork loin with creamy peppercorn sauce is more than a bit decadent for a student meal. Since becoming a final year student I have come to appreciate nice food once in a while over a night out. Main advantage being … Continue reading

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Black eyed bean and potato curry

The secret to this black eyed bean and potato curry is the delicious masala base. This recipe is more time consuming and difficult than my other recipes but totally worth it for the end result. I use black eyed beans but any other … Continue reading

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Chickpeas with fried chorizo and vegetables

This recipe is delicious and really easy to make, the chickpeas make this a filling alternative to a pasta dish. Don’t feel you have to stick to the vegetables that I have used in this recipe aubergine or green beans … Continue reading

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Chocolate tray bake

A chocolate tray bake is easy to make and requires no special baking equipment. This chocolate tray bake is very versatile you can eat it as: A tasty tea time treat with a cup of tea Topped with melted chocolate, … Continue reading

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Hungarian style bacon casserole

This tasty Hungarian style bacon casserole, is filling, meaty and cheap. Only using one pot really saves on washing up too!  I created this casserole with leftovers that I had in the cupboard. My house mate remarked on how much it … Continue reading

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Spicy potato wedges

These spicy potato wedges are delicious served as a side dish or on their own as a snack with sour cream. There is no need to par boil the potatoes simply leave them in the oven for 45 minutes. Feel … Continue reading

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Potato Wedges

Want to have a go at making your own potato wedges? This recipe is really easy to follow and doesn’t require par boiling the potatoes. All you need is an oven that will heat to 200◦c, a baking tray, medium … Continue reading

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Spring Onion Burgers

Including spring onions in your homemade burgers can give them a really tasty spring onion flavour. These spring onion burgers make a great addition to a BBQ! Extremely easy to make these spring onion burgers can be made up half … Continue reading

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Chilli Burgers

These chilli burgers are perfect to cook on the BBQ for a spicy twist on the BBQ burger staple. Use different chilli’s for a different flavour or spiciness. Extremely easy to make these chilli burgers can be made up half … Continue reading

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