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Top Five Easy Teas of 2010

[tweetmeme source=”easyteas” only_single=false http://www.URL.com%5D I had a new year’s email from the nice chaps at WordPress this week with lots of useful facts and figures about my blog. I sort of keep an eye on the stats I see in terms of how many people are reading, but I don’t really have much of an […]

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Waste not, want not – Great British Waste Menu

[tweetmeme source=”easyteas” only_single=false http://www.URL.com%5D Just finished watching the Great British Waste Menu. It was a BBC challenge in which four top chefs had to produce a banquet for 60 from food that had been (or would have been) thrown away. The scale of waste is shocking – from farmers ploughing crops which don’t meet supermarket […]

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Fish Pie with easy cheese sauce

A traditional fish pie (including easy cheese sauce)

[tweetmeme source=”easyteas” only_single=false http://www.URL.com%5D For me fish pie is comfort food and a midweek treat all rolled into one. Creamy sauce, smoked fish and the crispy bits on the top of the mash…love it. There’s lots of quick fish pie recipes out there, but you’ve got to wait for a pan of spuds to boil […]

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Cod and chorizo pasta

[tweetmeme source=”easyteas” only_single=false http://www.URL.com%5D Classic flavours together in a light, creamy sauce with pasta. We’ve done it with fresh or frozen cod fillets and both work fine. The whole dish from start to finish takes about 20 minutes. In a hot pan, seal a couple of cod fillets, season them with s&p and pop them […]

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Smoked mackerel fishcakes

This is a favourite weeknight standby of ours. It’s an easy process to put them together and uses easy-to-keep ingredients. I use the vac-packed smoked mackerel fillets which are cheap as chips and give a lovely smoky flavour to the fishcakes. The only other ingredients are mash, spring onions and some breadcrumbs. The method is […]

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Korma from scratch

I searched high and low for a good korma recipe as I never found anything in a packet or jar that wasn’t gloopy and too sweet. I’ve worked on this over time as a recipe so it works for me every time. Although I will admit from the start that it’s a bit of a […]

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Easy BBQ – salmon and soy, chicken with lemon and thyme, beefy burgers

[tweetmeme source=”easyteas” only_single=false http://www.URL.com%5D Mid September and we’re having our second BBQ of the year. It’s not been a good summer. Quite taken aback when I popped into M&S for some fish to BBQ and the first thing I saw was a rack of advent calendars. Something screwy with that. You can knock up some […]

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