Category Archives: meat

Lasagne

A challenge, which can be a little messy and long-winded, but fun once made and a good way for satisfying a craving for an otherwise off-the menu meal. One way to ensure it is more quickly prepared than it otherwise … Continue reading

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Paprika Barley casserole

A tasty casserole, started on the stove and finished in the oven, this has a wonderful sweet smoky flavour from the paprika and is warm, hearty and satisfying. Don’t be put off if you cannot tolerate paprika, or if you … Continue reading

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Beef stew & dumplings

A real hearty dish and proper winter warmer that will help you brave even the coldest winter evening.  This dish has no airs and graces and is full of what my grandma would call ‘proper’ ingredients.  It does require several … Continue reading

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Beef stir fry

A favourite in our house, this is usually served with copious amounts of sweet chilli sauce – which, unlike many commercial sauces, is one I am safe with!  If you are sensitive to chilli or cannot tolerate sweet chilli sauce, the recipe … Continue reading

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Haggis

A Scottish favourite, haggis is usually off the menu because ALL of the commercial versions contain forbidden spices, usually lots of nutmeg.  And of course the reputation the dish has for being complicated to make and not for the fainthearted … Continue reading

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Pizza

This can be a little time-consuming if you’re making your own bases, but well worth it, especially if you’re feeding teenagers! Recipe is per person, scale up as necessary. Ingredients per person 1 pizza crust, either shop bought if you … Continue reading

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Burgers

I make my own as commercially prepared burgers often either have soya in them or non-specified ‘spices’ which of course is useless in identifying if they are safe or not. All quantities are approximate. Makes 10 to 15 burgers 500g … Continue reading

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