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Joined: September 21st, 2012


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March 19th, 2021

A Soup of Bacon and Celeriac from The Kitchen Diaries II

This made an amazing soup. I used my own homemade chicken stock and some rosemary instead of the thyme. Fantastic soup with simple ingredients and a definite repeat. I blended the whole pot for a smoother... read more >


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Anne Lindsay's Lighthearted Everyday Cooking: Fabulous Recipes for a Healthy Heart

By Anne Lindsay
John Wiley & Sons - 2004

12th February 2018

Banana cake with orange icing : page 195

This makes an excellent cake, (not too sweet) and is also an adaptable recipe. I bake in a tube pan for about 40 minutes and also use spelt flour for about half the flour called for. Small amounts of dried fruit and nuts can also be added if desired. A tbsp of rum makes it extra delicious. Have made both with and without the icing. Used butter instead of margarine.

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3rd March 2021

Pasta with peppers, feta, and basil : page 161

This is a really tasty pasta with great umami flavour. The combination of tomato, feta, and basil is excellent. I usually skip the olives. Quick and easy to make and keeps well for several days.

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