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NHS solace mince and tatties

The House of Lords today passed the Health and Social Care Bill, which effectively means the end of the NHS. I have given up drinking for a month, so rather than the large whisky I would usually turn to on … Continue reading

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Use up the courgette glut – recipe one

By Kay Gee Ingredients kilo of boneless stewing meat – I use pork – leave out if veggie. oil for browning 2 onions garlic (couple of cloves) 225ml white wine 6 big fresh toms if you’ve grown them or can … Continue reading

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Carrots in spicy tomato sauce

By Manishta Sunnia This is a very simple and tasty dish to make. I usually have it with couscous or rice. Ingredients: Carrots Tinned tomatoes Garlic (finely chopped) Ginger (finely chopped) Chilli (flakes or fresh ones more for flavour. Powdered … Continue reading

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Banana Curry

by Manishta Sunnia I was born and raised on an island in the Indian Ocean. Mauritius is relatively well-known and an ex-British colony. The country was not populated until western traders and sailors visited it and migrant cultures began to … Continue reading

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Perfect Sandwiches

By Ruth Dawkins – who blogs as Dorkymum – where this post first appeared. So, can we pause for a moment to acknowledge the awesomeness of sandwiches? Hugh Fearnley-Whatshisface had an article in the Guardian last Saturday all about them, … Continue reading

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Whole rainbow trout parcels with green beans and buttery mash

By Kate Harris, who blogs about more obviously political things at Be Young and Shut Up  This is a good recipe for when you’re tired, which I nearly always am. For those with a long-term illness or diability, it is … Continue reading

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Ellie’s Stuffed Peppers

By Ellie Mae O’Hagen The best thing about stuffed peppers is that they’re dead easy to make, but they look great. The filling for these peppers is lovely, rich and savoury, which contrasts nicely to the sweetness of the peppers, … Continue reading

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