Tag Archives: comfort food

6/365 Friday= food

Almost at the end of the first week of my 2017 365 challenge. The theme for Friday will be ‘food’. Food plays a BIG part in my life. Cooking for my friends and family has always been an expression of … Continue reading

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SW diary 3 Feb

Looking for free food inspiration for tonight’s dinner in my pile of SW magazines I spotted a recipe for salmon and dill tray bake (from May 2014). I had more or less everything but the salmon in the larder so … Continue reading

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Rice and easy does it

You know me, I love a pun ūüėÄ It’s the weekend (yay) so time to cook something a bit special. Fancy a Saturday night fake away? I spotted a great recipe in an old slimming world magazine. Lamb biryani – … Continue reading

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312/365 today I…am seeking comfort

Today I …have been menu planning for the week ahead. I looked through the freezer to try and use up any odd bits that have been lingering at the back. I scribbled down a rough plan taking into account that … Continue reading

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277/365 Today I… am menu planning

Today I… have been menu planning. Looking ahead to next week, I am out Monday to Wednesday evenings with panto and other committments (to be revealed) so I need to choose meals that can be prepared in advance or that … Continue reading

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244/365 Today I …am ‘souper’

Brrr, the summer days are gently fading and there’s a nip in the air! ¬†back to work after a lovely week off and looking ahead to autumn- I am looking forward to casting off my flip-flops and saying hi to¬†my … Continue reading

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195/365 Today I…am facing the inevitable

Today I am facing the inevitable question. What the heck do I do with all these courgettes?And … how did they grow this much in one weekend? On Thursday they were tiny, pencil slim, barely as big as my finger. … Continue reading

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176/365 Today I…made risotto

Today I made risotto. ¬†It’s my go-to comfort dish that never lets me down. There is something calming¬†and grounding about the stirring- no matter how busy you think you are, you have to just put everything on hold¬†for 20 minutes … Continue reading

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138/365 Today I…planted a rainbow

Today I…have been planting cabbages. The vegetable plot next to mine was not being used so I have adopted¬†it¬†for this season to keep the ground cultivated. Martin forked¬†it over this afternoon and added some soil improver to give the crop … Continue reading

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113/365 Today I…made risotto

Today I…made risotto. It’s my ‘go to’ comfort food- simple, quick, storecupboard cooking that can be livened up by whatever you have at hand. Basic risotto tonight- a leek softened in a little extra virgin rapeseed oil (a new discovery … Continue reading

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