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Jul 30th, 2008

Chicken and pumpkin risotto

I have cooked risotto once before but if I remember rightly I didn’t have half the things I needed and between that, trying to keep it kid-friendly and trying to short cut the standing around stirring thing it just ended up being a total flop, no-one wanted to eat it. When I was doing the […]

Dec 26th, 2007

Roast pumpkin and couscous salad – party sized

I served this at our Christmas party and then made it again today to take to a friend’s Boxing Day party, it seemed to be well received so I thought I’d share it here. I took this photo using what was left over after the party, there was lots more to begin with! 1kg butternut […]

Dec 13th, 2007

Fruit mince pies mmmmm….

Fruit Mince Pies(makes up to 36 depending on how thin you roll the pastry)3 cups plain flour1 cup icing sugar, sifted225g butter, diced3 – 4 tablespoons iced watericing sugar for dusting 2 x 410g jar of Robertson’s traditional fruit mince (you need about 1 3/4 jars) 1. Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Brush 3 […]

Sep 3rd, 2007

Lasagne love

Because the vegetable lasagne I invented tonight turned out so very yummy I thought I ought to share.1 x 405g can diced italian tomatoes with basil and herbs1 zucchini, sliced thinly lengthways1 small lebanese eggplant, sliced thinly lengthways250g butternut pumpkin thinly sliced1/2 bunch english spinach2 sheets Latina lasagne (fresh lasagne sheets, no need to pre-cook)250g […]