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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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Slow cooked pork ragu with pomegranate, and the possibilities of rural street dancing

If you live far away from your family, Skype can transform your laptop into a magical time space portal, beaming you straight into a living room where your niece can sing you the song she’s learned to be an angel … Continue reading

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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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The Wednesday Tipple – Pomegranate Martini

  There’s not a whole lot of romance in the methodist church. Believe me. I was in the youth club.

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The Monday Treat – Tandoori chicken with a yogurt pomegranate raita

The Royal wedding is over. No more dress speculation, no more gossipy documentaries, no more newspaper specials and magazine picture spreads. No more wearing the QVC ring in public without looking a bit odd. It’s such a downer. A double … Continue reading

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Wednesday Tipple – A Blushing Lady gets twisted with Parsley Pesto

I am prone to blushing, and not in a sweet fresh faced English rose sort of way. Unlike Amazing Grace, who generally looks like a commercial for Benefit tint. Things are going well with Alex. Blush. He’s basically living with … Continue reading

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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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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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