Tag Archives: lemon

Another easy dessert: lemon possets

I’m all about make-ahead desserts this month, it’s not very on-trend with the usual winter health-kick, but I’ve had a bit of entertaining to do and ramekin-friendly recipes have won the day. Quite similar to the berry fools, but even … Continue reading

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Leek, chickpea and lemon soup

My home-made soup campaign continues, this one is particularly fragrant with leeks and lemon zest filling the kitchen with fresh aromas. I made it for my marvellous in-laws who are staying for a few weeks to help me with the … Continue reading

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Home-made gift: Rum and raisin marmalade

I know it’s a bit old ladyish, but I LOVE marmalade. I love the sweet and sour tang on my toast of a morning. I’m down to my final jar of last year’s Christmas Marmalade, so I thought I’d make … Continue reading

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Edible gifts: Lemon chewies with honey

When you’re dropping in to see people and you’ve got your children in tow, the best thing I can do to make up for the ensuing mayhem is bring edible gifts. Jams and chutneys work well, but a bag of … Continue reading

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Super swift dessert: Lemon curd syllabub

I’ve been cooking some of the recipes from the┬áTesco Real Food Family Cook Off, currently showing on Channel Five which sees home cooks battle it out to make the most mouth watering meals. Having been delighted with the inspirational roasted … Continue reading

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Quick weeknight supper: Smoked salmon, pea and pepper spaghetti

Mmmm lashings of spaghetti bustling with healthy veg, nuggets of smoked salmon in a creamy coating. It’s one of those meals that’s quite likely to please everyone – grown-ups and littlies alike. I was giving the recipe a roadtest from … Continue reading

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Quick dinner idea: Creamy pasta with peas and fresh mint

Comforting yet light and summery, this is a classic family fave in our house and oh-so-simple to cook when you have 10 minutes to make dinner. It’s one of those recipes where you’ve probably got most of the ingredients in … Continue reading

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