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Twelve Years Ago…

Because today is a Sunday, we had our ‘official’ celebration yesterday. We went out for a meal at The Stagg Inn. This was the first pub to earn a Michelin star, and is also one of our nearest eating places, … Continue reading

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Saraswati Park

I am reading Saraswati Park, by Anjali Joseph at the moment. Now I want to go to India (or North London, perhaps) and eat jelabis and sev and bhel puris. I miss them! I want to go to an Indian … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

We had vol-au-vents for dinner tonight. You can tell we’ve reached the bottom of our freezer! For some reason we had 114 frozen vol-au-vent cases in there. Today I cooked the 60 which had a best before of Dec 09 … Continue reading

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And They Ate It!

I have been clearing out the freezer. Yesterday we had Chicken Surprise for dinner. The surprise was it turned out to be butter bean and bacon casserole. Ah well, you know you put the leftovers in the freezer thinking, ‘of … Continue reading

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Bran Muffins

I love bran muffins. Every so often I just have to make a batch. They’re sweet enough to be cakey and have enough bran to seem like a healthy option and I just like the taste. I’ve only ever seen … Continue reading

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Cookery Lessons

For many years I never used to cook at all. When Mr Planetcoops and I were first together and were in the negotiating chores part of our relationship, we decided that, whichever of us cooked the other would clean up … Continue reading

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Thank You CBBC

Yesterday was the last day of the holidays. My girls were watching television, a cookery programme. Junior Masterchef or something similar, I think. They both rounded on me – ‘Why don’t we cook? That girl started when she was TWO!’ … Continue reading

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