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Lamb and Tomato Sauce for Pasta

I think this last recipe for leftover lamb is a bit unusual. How often have you seen lamb with pasta? I don’t think I ever have before. But I know that lamb can go with tomatoes, because I’ve seen shoulders braised with

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Stock making with bones part 2: raw bones

Large raw bones are very easy to use for making stock: long slow cooking helps the meat fall right off. This meat won’t be stringy, so it can either stay in the stock, chopped roughly, or be used separately in

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Three Chinese Noodle Salad  

A lovely summer supper which is quick and easy, using cupboard staples and leftovers. I usually buy my Chinese noodles in bulk, without any little soup flavour packs, but occasionally they appear anyway. Since I can’t read Chinese, I don’t

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Healthy Pork Pie

This recipe is designed for using up scrappy bits of leftover roast dinner, and is brilliant on a cold day. By taking advantage of  ramekins, you can make up as many (or few) individual portions as you wish. My ramekins are

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Chorizo Stuffed Sweet Peppers

On the theme of stuffing vegetables, this recipe can be made with all fresh or some leftover ingredients–and eating pepper skins isn’t too controversial. I first discovered chorizo in France, at a small Arab deli in our neighbourhood where the staff had

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