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Soy, Honey & Schezuan Pepper Pork Medallions

In these busy, busy days quick mid-week meals are the winners for me, especially if they’re full of flavour and taste like they were harder work than they really were. Oriental style dishes are perfect examples of this; stir-frying is as quick as it gets and the spices and flavours used really permeate the dishes.


A Box of Buttons

My grandparents had a box of buttons. It was a small cardboard box held together with sticky brown tape and it was filled to the brim with buttons of every shape and size you could possibly imagine. There were shiny metal ones; large brown ones perhaps once belonging to an old teddy bear; there were small prim white ones from a crisp cotton shirt; there were discs the colours of Smarties. Some were old with peeling surfaces, some were as bright as a pin and some still had cotton thread woven around their middles. I loved each and every one.


Lazy, Hazy Summer Days

These days are about flinging the patio doors wide open…


Nom Nom Nom 2011

Now in its fourth year, Nom Nom Nom is a…


Winner of the Cooking Gorgeous Apron

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Cooking Gorgeous Giveaway!

I’ve teamed up with www.cookinggorgeous.com to offer you the chance to win a beautiful apron. Click to enter the competition