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Lamb Tagine for an epiphany feast

“I don’t want to be a King,” protested Arthur, when told that he had to participate in the annul family nativity show. “I don’t want to and you can’t make me.”

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This dinner will get you laid – grilling in style – salmon skewers with fresh pesto, and a roasted tomato couscous salad

You only need to remember that British Mother’s Day is about a month earlier than American Mother’s Day the day before British Mother’s Day once, and you pretty much have the date seared into your conscience after that.

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This Dinner will make taking down the tree suck less – Chicken Tagine for an epiphany feast

Today is epiphany. Time to take down the Christmas decorations, sweep up pine needles and surrender to the inevitable gloom that comes with the realization; the holidays are well and truly over now.

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This dinner will get you laid – 6 Menus for Valentines

Jonathan and I officially “don’t do” Valentines Day. We will not be taken in by cards with kittens on them, or by Snoopy-themed chocolates. No set price menus including duck, a chocolate dipped strawberry and a swirl of raspberry coulis … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – An Arabian Nights Feast – Moroccan Chicken Tagine with Lemons, Cous Cous with Pomegranates and Green Salad with Oranges

“It may well have been the most depressing day of my entire life,” said the woman to her friend sitting next to me while water bubbled around our feet and manicurists took up their pumice stones and files with sadomasochistic … Continue reading

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Cous Cous with Pomegranates

Ingredients (Serves 4) 2 cups of cous cous 2 cups of hot chicken stock (from a box, though a cube is fine too) 1 pomegranate Tip the cous cous into a bowl Pour over the boiling chicken stock Cover the … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Roast Chicken and Oranges, the dish that keeps on giving

We’re experiencing something of an Indian summer in New York. After lugging my coat around with me all last week, I’ve decided to take my new beret (a brave fashion choice that I’m not entirely sure about yet) out of … Continue reading

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Cous Cous with Roasted Vegetables

This is by no means an exact recipe, merely a suggestion – see which vegetables look good when you get to the shops. I’m working on the assumption that this is a side dish, and will therefore serve 6 people. … Continue reading

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Cous Cous

Cous cous is delicious hot or cold or at room temperature which means you can make it well in advance and get it out of the way if that makes life easier. But it’s hardly a chore. You’re looking for … Continue reading

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Moroccan Chicken Stew

I call it “Moroccan” because it reminds me of the flavors that I first discovered on holiday in Marrakesh, with my family. Recovering from jet lag, my sister and I sat in bed watching Law and Order re-runs and listening … Continue reading

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