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While the vegetarian’s away: sausage, cider and potato pie

Matthew was away and his parents were in town, the meat eaters out numbered the lone veggie… so I decided to knock out some flesh dishes… we had roast beef and yorkshires one night, and the next I made this … Continue reading

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Quick supper: Leek, sweetcorn and goats cheese tarts

Smart enough for a dinner party starter but equally at home on a chipped plate for a quick weekend lunch – however you want to set the scene for this tart, it’s super speedy to prepare. The in-laws were mega … 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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The joy of mince

Mince – the staple of family cooks across the land – from cottage pie to lasagne it’s the ingredient most likely to be in my shopping basket week in week out. It’s versatility coupled with the fact that it’s easy … Continue reading

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Meat and potato pie – the ultimate bloke food

My father-in-law was fending for himself a few weeks back when my mother-in-law was away visiting family. He rang me up proudly to tell me he’d made a pie from scratch – pastry and all! I insisted he emailed me … Continue reading

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Farm shop supper

The boys and I enjoyed an idyllic day at my friend Ele’s parents’ house in Sussex on Wednesday. Rambling gardens, sunshine, play buddies, ice cream, water pistols – Sam and Arlo were in seventh heaven. It was lush seeing them … Continue reading

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