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Mid-week cooking can be a drag – especially in the colder months. It’s dark when you get home from work and the last thing you feel like doing is cooking. This is where tried and true classics that are easy to do and essentially just use one pot really shine. Risotto falls into this category with the added bonus that you can create a different dish each time by adding the extras (meats, vegetables, herbs, spices) depending on what you’ve got and what you fancy.
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Lola looks forward with great anticipation to her special day each month spent with my sister Sue . Pasta making was on the agenda this Saturday – something I thought Lola wouldn’t have the stamina for but Sue assures me she stuck at it and even made her own little batch.
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OK I know it’s really daggy for my first post about a cook book to be on a “how-to” level book but the Bay Books Thai Cooking Class by Somi Anuntra Miller and Patricia Lake has been one of my most used and best-loved cook books for the last ten years. Largely my constant use of it is for the very simple yet flavour punching stir-fries it offers.
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I must post about the sublime, succulent, chickeny goodness that is my Polish friend Kasia’s roast chook. She is a great cook and does lots of exotic cooking and fabulous feasts but IMO her signature dish is her roast chicken. I don’t ever bother to do roast chook because when I really feel the need I pester her until she does this one for me (aren’t I lucky?).
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