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Welcome to my Food Adventure
To rediscover real food, regain the habit
of cooking from scratch with locally sourced
ingredients, and free myself from the
banality of the supermarket.

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Instant Pot Adventure #2 – Pressure Cooked Chicken

September 8, 2019

My first use of the Instant Pot as a pressure cooker would be to cook a whole chicken.
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Instant Pot Adventure #1 – Beef Stew

I've cooked many beef stews, so this is nothing new.

But it is my first one in my Instant Pot.

Pasta Evangelists – Delivery

So my delivery from Pasta Evangelists arrived today. Pictures follow.

My first reaction was "where are the cooking instructions?" But each meal is colour coded with a dot, and in the enclosed booklet, full details are given - a lengthy description, ingredients and cooking instructions.

Pasta Evangelists

I originally set up this blog to encourage me to cook more from scratch. I still like to do so, but there are other times when you just want a plate of delicious food delivered to you.

Pasta Evangelists sell "artisan" pasta online, delivered to your door. It is a bit pricey, at...

The header for a recipe in mobile mode

Improved Recipe Layouts Are Here

Two years ago, I added a recipe module to the food adventure website.

I did this partly to kickstart me into posting some useful content on there, as my tendency to post to social media instead has seen the site withering on the vine.

But the main reason was to make a...

Penne with Mushroom and Spinach

This is the easiest pasta dish I know, and it's so tasty.

Being even thriftier with the pizza habit

Back in January, I posted about buying Dominos pizza using their lunchtime 2-for-1 deal; eating a slice or two, then freezing the rest. This gives me a choice of pizza on hand, easily (and tastily) reheated, for £1 a slice.