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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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Improved Recipe Layouts Are Here

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August 10, 2019
The header for a recipe in mobile mode

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 resource for myself, albeit shared with friends, getting all my own recipes off of notebooks and bits of paper, or curating a few favourites from my recipe book collection (with attribution), and putting them into a single, easily accessed place.
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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.

Beef Stew With Suet Dumplings (Slow Cooker)

I used to love dumplings as a child, and as student, they were an easy way to make a meal go further.

They seem to have gone out of fashion, and when you do see them, they are often either made from a packet mix, containing vegetable suet (with palm oil), or no...

Being thrifty with the pizza habit

As some of you will know, I have a fondness for Domino's Pizza. Naughty, I know! :)

Pearl Barley Milk Pudding

Pearl Barley Milk Pudding

Black Friday – Anova Sous Vide

For foodies out there. I've been watching the Amazon Black Friday sales for sous vide kit, cos I thought it is just the kind of thing they would have.