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At the end of last week, we bought a chicken. We don’t eat that much chicken really and when we do, we tend to get on-offer pieces so I’ve probably only roasted whole chickens a dozen times or so and they’ve been ok, good even, but not great. This time I decided it was going [...]

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Keen to preserve some of the summer glut of eggs and add to the super-spicy items in our store cupboard (we never have enough!), I’ve pickled a few lots of eggs over the last few months. We finally cracked open the spicy batch earlier this week – yum! Between the tart vinegar and the spices, [...]

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Spicy tomato and lentil soup is a great, hearty soup, which can be made quickly & simply – and from cheap, store cupboard items. As a result, it’s one of my favourite emergency soups when we need something quick and warming – it only takes about 30mins. The observant may notice a pattern with the [...]

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I made this for lunch yesterday for John, Strowger and me yesterday and Strowger wanted the recipe so I thought I’d put it on here :) For us spice fiends, it’s more flavourful rather than head-exploding spicetastic – if you’d prefer the latter, just add more dried chilli flakes. Spicy Butternut Squash soup recipe Ingredients [...]

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We had some reduced-to-clear smoked mackerel in the freezer so I decided to make some kedgeree for a quick but tasty dinner on Monday evening. It’s a bit buttery, pretty spicy and quite, quite fishy – basically yum on a plate. And it’s easy to make too. Apologies for the rubbish photo – hot, steaming [...]

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With the last of the plums from the wild tree next to our house, I made a delicious spicy plum and chilli chutney. The plums are slightly smaller than cultivated ones but highly flavoured – both sweet & tart at the same time. Yum! My Spicy Marrow Chutney recipe uses flavours inspired by the Indian [...]

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