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Gary Fenn
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A bit of a geek who loves food. I keep a blog about what I cook too.
A bit of a geek who loves food. I keep a blog about what I cook too.

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I cannot pass through Marks and Spencer without picking up a pack of Percy Pigs. I’m a fiend for jelly sweets: cola bottles, jelly snakes so Percy Pigs are right up my street. It also makes me popular with my daughter when I bring some home! I’m amazed…

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roast pork belly with asian slaw and pickled lemon rice

My daughter’s been learning to ‘magpie’ her writing at school. It’s a cute way to summarise: if you read something that you like, a turn of phrase that’s cool, or a way of describing in an interesting way, borrow it – magpie it. Just like the bird, take…

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I’ve been trying some new products out lately. See what I thought! MOR Sausages These new sausages are gluten-free and have much less fat than traditional sausages. I often eye low-fat alternatives with suspicion as something gets lost along the way that…

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…Among others. It’s a classic battle for the ages. Kennedy v Nixon. Ali v Frazier. Chips or mash. But red sauce v brown sauce is far more important than any of those! Whether you prefer sweet tomato ketchup or tangy brown sauce, it’s very rare to change…

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white chocolate mousse, pistachio tuile and raspberry sorbet

Here’s a fancy dessert for a posh occasion. But first, a quick aside as to why I made it. You’ve heard of writer’s block I guess? Where an author suddenly becomes derelict of ideas, bereft of inspiration. They stare at the page, willing the words to…

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please ignore!

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Start this to have next weekend: brisket beef sous vide

It’s not very fashionable in posh restaurants, but BBQ and American restaurants know it: brisket beef is a brilliant and tasty cut. And for perfect results every time, cook brisket beef sous vide. I’m a big fan of brisket, just click the link to find more…

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terry’s chocolate orange millionaires shortbread

It’s Father’s Day soon. And like other Dads I’m happy to get t-shirts, mugs, home-made cards and so on. But I’m also very happy when people make me edible gifts. Like this Terry’s chocolate orange millionaire’s shortbread! As if crumbly, biscuity, chewy,…

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Green pesto penne inspired by @gennarocontaldo @jamiesitalianuk

If you don’t follow Gennaro Contaldo on Instagram, you’re missing out. He posts great food all the time. When he posted a picture of a lunch time special, I had to make it. He didn’t really describe a recipe so here’s my recipe for a green pesto penne…
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