Pumpkin time

I cut a pumpkin into segments after scooping out the seeds. After peeling them with a potato...

First season pumpkin pie

I lined a pie dish with my usual shortcrust pastry. The filling used about 400 gm of...

Quick pumpkin soup

I had one jar left of the pumpkin purée I'd made and frozen. I defrosted it and...

Bramble and apple pie

In Southern England the fruit is called blackberries and the bush brambles. In Scotland, however, and some...

Captain Cat’s seasoning

Among my birthday presents was a tin of Captain Cat's seafood rub from Pembrokeshire in South Wales. ...

Bramble and apple pie

Still on my pie theme, this time I made bramble and apple pie. The bulges in the...

Cherry and apple pie

Punnets of cherries were going quite cheaply, so I bought one and stoned all the cherries with...

Wholewheat spaghetti

I do not often eat pasta. Occasionally I eat ricotta and spinach tortelloni, and sometimes in a...

Quick & easy cold lamb salad

This has to be one of the quickest to prepare. Cold lamb slices from yesterday's roast leg,...

Cooking a goose egg

Wow!  I'm looking forward to cooking this goose egg.  I occasionally buy them from a street stall...

Chicken casserole

It's not the most difficult dish.  Chicken pieces about half an inch square, seared on the stove...

Tomato tart

The base is puff pastry rolled into a rectangle.  I use ready-made puff pastry because it's too...
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