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Pizza Wonton Bites – the British Superbowl Tribute

A few years ago I won a competition (and a bunch of really nice egg-shaped Denby dishes), for this snack. It was actually the first time I made food for a Superbowl party, and I was anxious to get things authentically, … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Chianti and Anti Pasto

Back to New York with Jon, who evidently missed me because he’d filled the fridge with skim milk and yogurt, both of which I love, and he can totally live without. Also wine. Lots of wine.

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – That’s Amore – Movie Night Heirloom Tomato Pizza

  Given that a giant NASA satellite is about to hit the earth, now might be the perfect moment for serious thought, some sober and appropriate reflection. Possibly even philosophical or religious musings. Or denial.

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The Monday Treat – Margherita-inspired Puff Pastry tarts

Something that Never Happens totally Happened this weekend. People have been talking about 900 Degrees, (the new pizza restaurant to hit the Village) all last week, and that led me to assume that it was open. So Jon and I … Continue reading

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The Monday treat – Fresh asparagus and butter lettuce salad with almonds and mozzarella

My husband and I are taking a gamble that there will be no more thunder snow, no more golf ball hail, no more ice in the watering can and frost on the windows, and have planted out some of the … Continue reading

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10 things to do once you’ve bought a heart-shaped cutter

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Crispy Fried Pizza Bites (serves 8)

These taste fried, but are actually baked, which keeps the kitchen smelling good, and makes life much easier if you’re feeding a crowd. They can be made a day or two in advance and heated up just before you want … Continue reading

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Mozzarella and mango chutney wonton parcels

If you fancy a little light cooking, these wonton wrapper parcels are so worth the effort – hot crispy parcels of tangy cheese. Delicious. Wonton Wrapper Parcels (serves 4) 12 – 16 wonton wrappers (I’m guestimating 3 or 4 per … Continue reading

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This dinner will get you laid – a conundrum concerning eggplant parmigiana

“You know that old saying, chocolate’s better than sex – but only if you’re doing the sex wrong?” said friend Annie as we chatted on Skype earlier this week.

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Heirloom tomato salad with mozzarella (serves 6–8)

Chop 4 cups of tomatoes into wedges and tear 3 balls of mozzarella into chunks. Tumble the two together on a plate. Drizzle with 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar and ½ tsp of salt and … Continue reading

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