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Pan Fried Wood Pigeon Breasts with Rocket and Mixed Salad Leaves

This simple meal takes 5 minutes to make and tastes absolutely sensational.  It’s currently in season, and one of my favourite recipes when I want something hot, nutritious and quick.  I’ve served with home-grown salad and Baby Tom Tomatoes from my garden. Ingredients … Continue reading

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Sizzling Garlic and Herb Infused Escargots

Sometimes it’s rather fun to serve something slightly different for supper and I find escargots are always a great conversational piece when entertaining friends!!  Escargots are incredibly easy to prepare, have a certain wow factor, as well as tasting fabulous!  I served these last night when some … Continue reading

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Tastebud Tingling Sunshine Bruschetta

Quite unexpectedly, my husband rustled up the most delicious bruschetta yesterday for lunch.  It was served with the most amazing topping bursting with incredible flavour and crammed full of goodness!  I loved it so much, I’ve made it again today, this time with … Continue reading

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Homemade Spinach, Asparagus and Nutmeg Soup

On a cold, grey January day, nothing makes my heart soar more than a bowl of hot, nourishing, home-made soup.  Here’s one of my favourites, bursting with flavour, high in anti-oxidants and low in calories! Ingredients – Serves 4 Good knob of … Continue reading

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Wonderfully Indulgent Chicken, Cream, Tarragon and Mushroom Pie

When it’s cold and damp outside, I think there’s nothing more warm, tasty and delicious than homemade chicken, tarragon and mushroom pie.  I made this for my husband’s family on Boxing Day Night, but it’s also the perfect hangover cure for New … Continue reading

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Home-Made Christmas Gifts and Fresh Cream Chocolate Truffles!

Grandchildren collecting lavender One of the most treasured presents I’ve ever received was a drawing by a friend and her family, of all my favourite things.  I was extremely touched by this kind gesture, and believe the success to homemade present giving is … Continue reading

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