Tag: Recipes

How to use up a surfeit of beetroot

I am very, very pleased to have reinstated my Abel & Cole organic boxes but one has to be organised and often I’m not. This often results in a surfeit of fruit or veg. This week I managed to cancel the fruit before the...

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Domestic Goddess politics

Much as I love my new slate kitchen floor, it took me well over an hour to vacuum and then steam mop it yesterday, and I had to admit that my new steam vacuum cleaner probably isn’t up to the task in its vastness. Best...

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Quick orza supper

You’ll have noticed, dear reader that Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s posts ¬†often squeak in just before midnight turns me into a pumpkin, and sometimes I’m even writing in a state of squash. This is because I...

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Shin of beef

    @Felix_keeps_on enthralled me with her recipe for Jugged Shin of Beef the other day so I hastened forth to Waitrose to buy the cheap(er), flavourful cut to make it. You marinate the beef with some olive oil, a...

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Shrove Tuesday

I’ve just returned from celebrating in Beckenham’s traditional Mardi Gras parade. I never want this wonderful night to end so I’m sitting here in my shiny silver bikini; sequinned pasties and glittery butterfly...

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Comfort food

  This slideshow requires JavaScript. Both MsDD and I have colds at the moment. The worst thing about that is knowing that, no matter how lousy they make you feel, they’re really not serious and so you’re...

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I Must Share This Bought This Sari For Princess

I must share this: Bought this sari for Princess MsDD for a high society occasion later in the year. We originally bought a gold blouse but Sister Suvarna and Smita, another one of the fabulous nurses, didn't think much of it. So last night Smita made this instead, taking the… [more]

Spotted this Trabant, which must have been fairly new at the fall of the Berlin Wall, on the forecourt of Douglas Compton

Spotted this Trabant, which must have been fairly new at the fall of the Berlin Wall, on the forecourt of Douglas Compton

Spotted this Trabant, which must have been fairly new at the fall of the Berlin Wall, on the forecourt of Douglas Compton.

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