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Chocolate Orange Cupcakes
I did some actual cooking today, not just re-heating. Here's one of the things I made. Icing has never been my strong point Ingredients: 100g soft marge 100g sugar 1 egg 100g self-raising flour 2 tbsp cocoa 1 orange Icing sugar (amount will vary) Makes 15 M...
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Lemon Gingerbread Cake
Effectively working full-time is taking a bit of a toll on my culinary ambitions...generally all I manage is two large batches of food a week that get re-heated. Anyway, this weekend I made cake. Tasty cake. Here's the recipe. Ingredients: 225g self-raising...
Lemon Gingerbread Cake
Lemon Gingerbread Cake
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Cranberry and Cream Cheese Muffins
My freezer is full of cranberries (and other frozen fruit), and I had some cream cheese in the fridge so I thought I'd try this recipe for cranberry and cream cheese muffins, with a couple of tweaks. Ingredients: 175g frozen cranberries 250g caster sugar 10...
Cranberry and Cream Cheese Muffins
Cranberry and Cream Cheese Muffins
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Cookies
I had half a tube of squeezy condensed milk leftover from when I made coffee ice cream . Simple and delicious, plus they still tasted great a few days later. I found the recipe on the back of the condensed milk tube. Ingredients: 115g margarine 115g sugar 8...
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Chicken Risotto
I used some of the leftover roast chicken and chicken stock, along with some pepper and passata (from the pizza!) to make one portion of risotto. Ingredients: 1 tbsp oil 50g risotto rice 100g chicken 2 ladles of chicken stock 1/3 pepper 2 tbsp passata Serve...
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Chicken Risotto
I used some of the leftover roast chicken and chicken stock, along with some pepper and passata (from the pizza!) to make one portion of risotto. Ingredients: 1 tbsp oil 50g risotto rice 100g chicken 2 ladles of chicken stock 1/3 pepper 2 tbsp passata Serve...
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Apple Crumble
I'm really struggling with switching from cooking for five to cooking for one...this is my mini version of apple crumble (which tastes great hot or cold). Ingredients: Apple sauce (1 cooking apple, splash of water, sprinkle of sugar) 25g margarine 25g plain...
Apple Crumble
Apple Crumble
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Coffee Ice Cream
The great thing about this coffee ice cream is that you don't have to stir it while it's freezing. I based this on Nigella Lawson's recipe  but only had (decaf!) instant coffee available. Turns out it works a treat, and has an amazing aftertaste! I ate this...
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Simple Roast Chicken
You can buy a small chicken for £4.50, and you get a lot more meat for your money than if you bought the components separately. I cooked ...
Simple Roast Chicken
Simple Roast Chicken
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Homemade Pizza
There are two parts to making your own pizza: 1) Making the dough 2) Adding toppings and cooking I based my pizza dough recipe on Jamie O...
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