Category Archives: Recipes

Cook on a Shoestring – Thai-style Chicken Wings

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Thai-style Chicken Wings I always cook chicken wings for a friendly get together. Not just because they are seriously easy to cook and make great finger food, but also because […]

Cook on a Shoestring – Lamb, Mint and Potato Pie

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Lamb, Mint and Potato Pie A fantastic way to use up the extra meat from a roast shoulder of lamb. Preparation 20 minutes Cooking 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours […]

Cook on a Shoestring – Spiced Lamb and Aubergine Pilaf

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Spiced Lamb and Aubergine Pilaf If you have taken my advice from the introduction and have a reasonably stocked spice cupboard (cumin, cinnamon, chilli, coriander), you can make this dish […]

Cook on a Shoestring – My Kitchen Cupboard

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I HAVE DELIBERATELY USED THE SAME SPICES, OILS, MUSTARD AND VINEGARS THROUGHOUT THE BOOK SO YOUDON’T NEED TO GO OUT AND STOCK UP EVERY TIME YOU WANT TO COOK A […]

Home at 7, Dinner at 8 – Clams and Smoky Bacon

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25 Min Total Preparation 10 min Cooking 15 min Serves 2 (4 as a starter) This is the perfect quick dinner for a special night. I know clams are easy […]

Home at 7, Dinner at 8 – Seared Duck

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Seared Duck Breast with Watercress, Cashews and Pomegranate 30 Min Total Preparation 15 min Cooking 15 min Serves 4 (8 as a starter) This light dish is best served at […]

Home at 7, Dinner at 8 – Baked Apricot Brioche

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Baked Apricot Brioche 25 Min Total Preparation 10 min Cooking 15 min Serves 6 This dish is a quick take on the much-loved bread and butter pudding, but without the […]

Home at 7, Dinner at 8 – Prawn and Egg Fried Rice

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Prawn and Egg Fried Rice 20 Min Total Preparation 10 min Cooking 10 min Serves 4-6 I absolutely love egg-fried rice, but always avoided making it at home as you […]

It’s 2 of the 5 and 2

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It’s 2 of the 5 and 2… The wedding is quickly approaching and we are going to be in shape!..She says through gritted teeth. This for me means a detox…I […]

Lasagne with Mushrooms and Frech Goat’s Cheese Log

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Lasagne with mushrooms and French goat’s cheese log By Sophie Wright, chef and Easy Cheesey Chèvre Ambassador In these days of economic gloom we are always looking at ways of […]

Sweet Potatoes, Caramalised Onions and Tomme de Chèvre gratin

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Sweet potatoes, caramelised onions and Tomme de Chèvre gratin with bacon crumble topping By Sophie Wright, chef and Easy Cheesey Chèvre Ambassador The dish is full of flavour due to […]

Grilled Pear, Endive and Crottin De Chavignol Toasts

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Grilled Pear, Endive and Crottin de Chavignol toasts with caramelised walnuts By Sophie Wright, chef and Easy Cheesey Chèvre Ambassador In these days of economic gloom we are always looking […]

Haddock and Smoked Salmon Fish Cakes

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Haddock and smoked salmon fish cake with melting middle creamy spreadable fresh French goat’s cheese By Sophie Wright, chef and Easy Cheesey Chèvre Ambassador In these days of economic gloom […]

Asparagus with shallots, white wine and Selles-Sur-Chere sauce

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Asparagus with shallots, white wine and Selles-Sur-Cher sauce By Sophie Wright, chef and Easy Cheesey Chèvre Ambassador Selles-Sur-Cher is a dry French goat’s cheese packed with flavour, so it stands […]

French Goat’s Cheese and Orange Baked Cheesecake

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Baked cheesecake with spreadable fresh French goat’s cheese and orange By Sophie Wright, chef and Easy Cheesey Chèvre Ambassador In these days of economic gloom we are always looking at […]

Home at 7, dinner at 8 – Tray Bake Salmon

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Tray-baked Salmon with Pancetta, Potatoes, Tomatoes and Asparagus Salmon is a fish that has a bit of a bad name as people often overcook it and serve it with the […]