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Alternative Bites for Diwali

Alternative Bites for Diwali

The lighting of lamps is a form of obeisance to God for the attainment of Health, Wealth, Knowledge, Peace and Fame
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Marvellous Meals with Mince – A Book Review

Marvellous Meals with Mince – A Book Review

Like How to be a Gourmand on Facebook. To be honest, I am more familiar with her son, Henry’s culinary creations so when there was an opportunity to review the revised and updated version of Marvellous Meals with Mince, I grabbed it with both hands
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Beef and Guinness Stew

Beef and Guinness Stew

Like How to be a Gourmand on Facebook. Before I took the name of my husband, my maiden name was Duffy so you can imagine Irish blood runs through my veins
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Sticky, Spicy and Smokey Chipotle Lamb Stew

Sticky, Spicy and Smokey Chipotle Lamb Stew

Like How to be a Gourmand on Facebook. It’s just the type of weather that will force you to hibernate for days
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Chocolat Fondant with Balsamic Blueberries

Chocolat Fondant with Balsamic Blueberries

Like How to be a Gourmand on Facebook. For one, there has to be a captive audience and my darling husband is rather particular when it comes to dessert but also, I do feel baking is less forgiving and slight differences in measurements of ingredients can lead to a disaster in the kitchen
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Asian Dressed Aubergine

Asian Dressed Aubergine

Like How to be a Gourmand on Facebook. If I said to you, “How about some steamed aubergine. When I suggested the same to hubbie last week I had already anticipated his reaction and threw in the remark “with some unseasoned potatoes boiled to oblivion”
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Thai Glass Noodle Salad with Caramelised Prawns

Thai Glass Noodle Salad with Caramelised Prawns

Like How to be a Gourmand on Facebook Sweet. The Sanskrit word Songkran means ascending or moving on and describes so well the transformation in nature as animals emerge from hibernation and buds spring to life
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Cantonese Style Sea Bream with Chilli and Ginger Broccoli Florets

Cantonese Style Sea Bream with Chilli and Ginger Broccoli Florets

Like How to be a Gourmand on Facebook. I have to say (even if I am a little biased, being Scottish) that there has been great humour factored into many of the dishes showcased this week
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Cumin Spiced Chicken with a Puy Lentil and Chargrilled Courgette Salad served with a Mint Yoghurt Dressing

Cumin Spiced Chicken with a Puy Lentil and Chargrilled Courgette Salad served with a Mint Yoghurt Dressing

Like How to be a Gourmand on Facebook. It is never a good idea to begin a blog post with a rantespecially with it being a New Year but it really infuriates me
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A Delicious Journey with Lemongrass and Ginger – A Book Review

A Delicious Journey with Lemongrass and Ginger – A Book Review

Like How to be a Gourmand on Facebook. Spending time between London and Hong Kong means that sometimes you miss out on news so I wasn’t too familiar with Leemei’s book but when I caught a glimpse of it, I had hoped that this book would promise fragrant, flavourful Asian recipes and I wasn’t to be disappointed
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Butternut Squash and Pan Fried Sage Risotto to mark the onset of Autumn

Butternut Squash and Pan Fried Sage Risotto to mark the onset of Autumn

Like How to be a Gourmand on Facebook. I think I had been put off  with the countless horror stories about the finished article, and I avoided making it for some time
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Chorizo, Tomato and Chilli Bean Stew

Chorizo, Tomato and Chilli Bean Stew

Like How to be a Gourmand on Facebook. I continue to be surprised at how creative and tasty some of their recipes can be
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Keralan Potato Curry to celebrate National Curry Week

Keralan Potato Curry to celebrate National Curry Week

Like How to be a Gourmand on Facebook. How did we manage to reach October already. Besides, a break from red meat will probably do me no harm at all
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Cauliflower and Crispy Chorizo Soup

Cauliflower and Crispy Chorizo Soup

The flavour of steamed cauliflower can be a touch bland, however, season and add a touch of olive oil and sauté or roast the white florets and they become a pleasure to the taste buds
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Apple and Rhubarb Nut Crumble

Apple and Rhubarb Nut Crumble

Like How to be a Gourmand on Facebookfollow. I won’t even mention the number of blog posts that are in my Google Reader at the moment waiting to be read but I’ll look forward to catching up over the next few days
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Crunchy and Salted Endive Salad

Crunchy and Salted Endive Salad

Like How to be a Gourmand on Facebook. Knowing that the leaves can be quite bitter, I wanted to marry it up with some strong salty components
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London Porter Steak with Garlic and Rosemary Wedges and Aji Sauce

London Porter Steak with Garlic and Rosemary Wedges and Aji Sauce

Like How to be a Gourmand on Facebook. One of the perks of the jobs was an allocation to their wine and beer store