Category: Recipes

A Funny Old Week 1

A Funny Old Week

It’s been a funny old week for me, I’ve been rushed off my feet but haven’t really got much done. This is mainly due to the fact that I’ve been trying to earn some money by invigilating exams at the University. I don’t earn a huge amount for it, but it is better than nothing...

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Evolving Curry Recipes 1

Evolving Curry Recipes

We quite like curries, nothing too hot and spicy but a nice thick saucy curry with plenty of flavour. We have always cooked them and often enjoy a curry night. I don’t remember having ever used a jar of curry sauce though as we like to cook from scratch if possible and of course our recipes...

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Chicken Passanda 2

Kitchen Gadgets Review

Well, I’ve now tried out all of the free kitchen gadgets we received the other day, included those that I’m giving away in my free kitchen gadget giveaway. So, here’s what I thought of them. 28cm Raymond Blanc Skillet This is actually really nice, unfortunately I don’t have a spare one to give away. The non-stick...

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Free kitchen Gadgets 4

Free Kitchen Gadget Giveaway

Right, time for a pre-Christmas kitchen gadget giveaway! I was given some John Lewis kitchen gadgets to review by a marketing company working on their behalf the other day (see my recent free kitchen gadget blog post). Included in the gadgets were duplicates of most of the items so I’m giving some of them away....

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Spice Box 1

Spices of the World

I had an unusual birthday present from Pat this year, a 3 month subscription to It consists of a box similar in style to the graze boxes that I receive containing a selection of spices from around the World along with some recipe ideas. They actually do a number of different packages such as...

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Show Cupboard - Much nicer that a dirty old fish tank. 6

We’re Gonna Need a Bigger…..

I had fun baking our Christmas cake over the weekend. As I mentioned in an earlier blog post, I think I’m going to make this a Cole Family tradition, we’ll have big roast dinner on Thanksgiving weekend and bake a cake ready for Christmas. It wasn’t quite a proper relaxing weekend in true holiday style but...

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