When it comes to cooking and baking I am definitely more of a “make it from scratch” kind of cook. There are of course some exceptions to the rule, prime example – puff pastry. I always use the ready made frozen variety and have not made it from scratch in about ten years! I recall making it as a student and it taking hours, and I rarely have spare time for that. The shop bought version is just fine for me! The other exception is curry pastes. There are some fantastic brands on the market that allow me to whip up delicious and satisfying curries in no time at all.
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It has been a few weeks since the last “dinner in a flash” recipe post, and I hope you will agree that this one is a goody! This last week has been a whirlwind of appointments, errands and social get-togethers… nothing out of the ordinary now that I think about it! I’m sure most of you can relate to that feeling of being run off your feet, so, flag this recipe because it is perfect for those evenings when, after a crazy day, you want to enjoy a good home cooked meal but with minimal effort. And by minimal I mean you can have this dish on the table in less than twenty minutes – winning!
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With a busy Easter weekend drawing to a close I hope you all had a wonderful time! I heard from a couple of you who decided to roll up your sleeves and get stuck into my chocolate hot cross bun recipe – I hope you enjoyed it! After a weekend of treats I thought I would post a lighter, healthier recipe for you all this week.
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I am always on the look out for new supper recipes that can be rustled up in almost no time at all (anything under 30 minutes is ideal!). This is one of my favourites adapted from a recipe I picked up out of Olive Magazine U.K. a few years ago.
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