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Guacamole

Posted by in Appetisers, Food Porn, Recipes, Snacks

My local greengrocer was selling some very ripe avocados so it seemed like the perfect opportunity to make my delicious guacamole. It takes about 2 minutes to make and is perfect to have as a little snack or as an appetiser. You'll just need to cut up some peppers, carrots or cucumber to dip in it! The yoghurt I'm using in this recipe is from the Total Fage (pronounced fa-yeh) range. It's very creamy so is perfect to mix with my super-ripe avocado!

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Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Posted by in Brunch, Food Porn, Recipes, Snacks

I had not heard of pulled pork until earlier this year. Typically, once you are acquainted with something, you see & hear of it all the time. So, I decided to look into this as it appears to be so popular. I read lots of recipes on the net and there are so many variations and stories about where and how it originated, I got completely confused at first and put it to the bottom of the list of dishes to try. It kept playing on my mind though and I finally decided to give it a go...

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Authentic hummous

Posted by in Appetisers, Food Porn, Recipes, Snacks

An authentic hummous recipe as copied from watching my Iraqi-born aunts do it in their kitchens. It will not resemble shop-bought stuff which reminds me of peanut butter, when it should be silky!

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Sit and Wait Lemon and paprika beef

Posted by in Main courses, Recipes

‘Sit and Wait’ dishes are the kind of recipes that require minimum expense and preparation, but offer maximum taste. Braised long and slow in the oven then simply reheated later on, they’re the homemade version of the ready meal

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Chilli con carne

Posted by in Main courses, Recipes

Spicy chilli with a nice deep flavour. Enjoy with or wraps and guacamole. Even better, have it in a jacket potato the day after.

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