Monthly Archives: April 2013

Starter for Ten

This book just like The Wrong Boy, except that this boy is a little older. A harmless, quick read which probably appeals most to those who went to university at the same time i.e. in the 80’s. Nowhere near as … Continue reading

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Capital

This is brilliantly perceptive. John Lanchester is a man who is clearly in touch with the real London. The end was a slight anti-climax but for such real, well-researched characters I have to forgive him.

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Whole baked trout

Accidentally discovered a better way to bake whole (scaled and gutted) trout today: Preheat large oven to 50C. Oil the inside of a piece of file big enough to wrap the fish. Put some flavoured butter and perhaps herbs into … Continue reading

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Prawn fajitas, avocado cream & courgette salad

Based on: www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/2138644/prawn-fajitas-with-avocado-cream and www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/2991/ What I did: Coarsely grated 2 courgettes in the processor, sprinkled with salt and left for water to come out. Then squeezed by hand and dressed with a tiny amount of minced garlic, lime juice, … Continue reading

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