Home Cooking Made Easy p234 and 237
The only way to make Lorraine’s “winter spiced lemon curd” taste of winter spices is to eat it off a cinnamon stick. The photo in the book seems to have a cinnamon stick poking out of it like a straw and some whole cloves which my sister says are “looking optimistic,” even though the recipe actually says you should strain the bits out.
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Home Cooking Made Easy p230, 241 and 233
Perhaps like me you didn’t manage to be organised enough to make all your presents before Christmas and you still have family to see over New Year. Well I bring you three gift suggestions. You can always bookmark it for next year!
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Home Cooking Made Easy p96, 188 and 225
Lorraine describes this dish as “the ultimate dish to prepare if you are in a hurry.” I would have thought the ultimate would be that great student dish, pasta and salt, or even quicker, toast.
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Home Cooking Made Easy p229 and 145
Chilli jam and herby buttered potatoes are not a traditional pairing I admit, but I didn’t actually eat them together, I just cooked them at the same time.
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Home Cooking Made Easy p222 and 226
I think everybody’s getting edible gifts this year, as I try to race through my recipes before New Year. So I made this chutney and fudge as a birthday present. Edible gifts are always well-received though I’ve found!
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