Conor’s Italian Meatballs

So my pal, the mighty Conor Farrell was live tweeting this recipe last night (you will find him at @conorsthoughts) and I thought you guys might enjoy it so...

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Garden Peas à la Française by my Mémère

This is an old French classic. My granny used to give this to me when I would go and visit her on a Wednesday on my lunch from school....

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Meatballs 4 ways

Meat balls are always a treat. You can have them prepared and frozen in advance. They’re handy. And they’re fun to make. Kids love sticking their little hands in...

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Spicy Thai Broth (5 min chopping – 15 min cooking!)

If you’re think of plain food and you’re fighting off a cold this will do the trick. It’s fresh, it’s zingy and it makes your mouth happy! This recipe...

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Roasted peppers stuffed with tomatoes

Roasted peppers stuffed with tomatoes

I saw a cooking program last week in passing (although I can’t for the life of me remember what it was) and it mentioned tomato stuffed peppers which greatly...

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Rhubarb and berry crumble

Today I fancied comfort food and I wanted the house to smell of cake. Sweet, easy, tasty, warm, yummy cake. I didn’t want to spend money on buying a...

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French Style Green Beans Salad

French Style Green Beans Salad

This green beans salad is quick and easy to make. It is much more than the sum of its part. Try it and it will be on your kitchen...

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Roasted peppers stuffed with beetroot couscous

Inspired by Joan Byrne (@jemb123 on Twitter). She tweeted a picture of her lunch during the week and it had been in my head ever since. So here is...

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Asperges en vinaigrette

Just like the Poireaux en Vinaigrette (http://recessionbitesblog.wordpress.com/2014/01/17/poireaux-en-vinaigrette/), asparagus with vinaigrette are a classic French starter. Ingredients (for a starter portion – this will serve 2): 1 bunch of white...

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Poireaux en vinaigrette

Leeks with a mignonette drizzle. This is a very classic French starter. It’s cheap and is dead handy to use up those couple of leeks wilting in the bottom...

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