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Crunchy chicken bites

As a general rule, the more time and effort I spend on cooking child-friendly food, the less likely my boys are to eat it. It’s pretty depressing at times, but I know a lot of my friends feel the same … Continue reading

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Chicken parmigiana

I haven’t posted a recipe for a proper meal in what seems like ages, so I’m going to pull my socks up this week and hit with you some family friendly fodder. I’ve been inspired by May’s copy of BBC … Continue reading

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Adventures with a slow cooker

Bunging a load of ingredients in a casserole and then leaving it to transform itself into a one-pot wonder, is my kind of cooking. It’s not glamorous but it’s highly practical. There are so many plus points: You can do … Continue reading

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Book Review: Meals in Heels

I was given Jennifer Joyce’s super-girly cookery book Meals in Heels by my friend Ris as a birthday present. It’s a very glamorous looking publication full of illustrations of impossibly groomed women decked out in vertiginous heels and cocktail dresses … Continue reading

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An Ottolenghi-inspired New Year’s Eve feast

Family cooking is the basis of this blog, but it’s such a pleasure to break out of the mold every now and again to venture into the world of grown up cuisine. One of my resolutions for 2011 is to … Continue reading

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Review: Sweet Spiced Chicken in the Miele Steam Oven

I’ve had the Miele DG 1450 Steam Oven on trial at home in my kitchen for the past month in a test to see how useful it’d be to a family cook. I’ve used a plug-in Tefal steamer before, plus … Continue reading

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Creamy roast chicken pie

We’re on even more of a budget than usual this month so I’m trying to be thrifty and make our supermarket shop last as long as possible. This isn’t always easy with a house full of huge appetites, but I … Continue reading

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