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Let me count the ways… With baked beans for lunch Stirred through mashed potatoes Potato cakes using #2 Towered with grilled apple slices and roasted turnip rounds In a full Scottish breakfast Stuffed in pork loin In a soft floury roll with lots of brown sauce So, seven ways then.  (For Susan’s Black and White [...]

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I’ve left this post rather late.  Raspberry season (and summer) is fast coming to an end.  There are still a few berries to be found in the raspberry hedges though and bramble time is just around the corner .  Brambles would work perfectly here too, I’m certain. Light and fluffy, sweet and pretty, these little [...]

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Aloo Matar

“Aloo” is the hindi word for potato.  So popular is aloo gobi (Indian spiced potatoes with cauliflower) and aloo saag (with spinach) in the UK that the word “aloo” has recently been entered into the official Scrabble dictionary.  That tickles me. Aloo matar is my favourite of the aloo dishes and this is how I [...]

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Broth

So, I’m calling this “broth” partly because I love the sound of the word, and partly because that’s what this soup (or variations of it) is called where I grew up in Aberdeenshire.  My family (originally from the Glasgow area) call this “homemade soup”.  One could make, lets say, carrot and coriander soup from scratch [...]

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Much like my recipe for garlic butter, I was very hesitant to share this idea for roasted vegetables.  Not only are they something that I suspect many people make without giving much thought to, this isn’t exactly a seasonal dish.   But roasting is a great way to liven up hothouse-grown peppers and we eat these every week without fail.  I promised [...]

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D’s not a fussy eater but he does not like mushrooms at all and I don’t think there is a verb strong enough to express his loathing of blue cheese.  I, on the other hand, love both and had an utterly divine lunch featuring both today.   Can’t recommend it highly enough.  Unless you are [...]

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