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Who ate all the pies?

I read somewhere it was National Pie Week or World Pie Day or something similar, so this weekend I had a go at one of the recipes from the SW Mediterranean Magic cookbook. Here is my take on Spanakopita (spinach … 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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What’s for dinner?

I am six weeks into my slimming world journey and have already successfully shed a stone. I have taken a lot of inspiration and advice from my fellow bloggers who are also following the plan so I felt it was … 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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283/365 Today I…went out for lunch

Today I went out for a farewell lunch for a colleague ( and friend) who is retiring. We went to the Castle at Edgehill, a historic site near Banbury. From their website: The tower was built in 1742 by Sanderson … 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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219/365 Today I… made watermelon gazpacho

Today I…am sharing the recipe for the watermelon gazpacho that my sister and I made at the weekend. Inspired by recipes from Ottolenghi and various others that we found on the internet, Jackie and I made up our own recipe … Continue reading

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165/365 Today I…am menu planning

Today I…am menu planning. This week we kept the shopping to a minimum so I am trying to use up storecupboard/ freezer items. We have a lovely crop of rocket and lettuce leaves in the garden, so salad for lunch … Continue reading

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150/365 Today I… went out for dinner

Today I… went out for dinner with my friends from Uni- I guess now we have finished our studies they are just ‘my friends’. Three of us met for dinner at The Moorings at Myton¬†in Leamington Spa. ¬†It was a … Continue reading

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