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Easy-peasy pasta all’arrabiata

Chris really loves pasta all’arrabiata, and after many years of carbtastic R&D, he’s got the recipe just right! This is one of our new favourite dinners, because it’s cheap, healthy-ish, easy to make, and you can keep all the bits … Continue reading

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WTFBBQ

One of the worst things about summer is adverts for barbecue food. This M&S ad is this year’s least offensive example, and it still fills me with dread. One of the other worst things about summer is actually going to … Continue reading

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Mr Kipling Cocktail Fancies taste test

Sure, we’re all familiar with the classic Mr Kipling French Fancy; a square of spongey yumyum with flamboyant buttercream hunch, enrobed in sweet fondant and fetching contrast drizzle. Even with the infuriating conspiracy of silence around the apparent portion shrinkage that has occurred … Continue reading

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Christmas in October

This year I’ve made it my personal – some would say pointless and irritating – mission to defend Christmas. Specifically, Christmas stuff in shops. Every other day or so, a friend will say or tweet or Facebook something like ‘Advent calendars in Sainsbury’s? … Continue reading

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Chris’s favourite frozen margarita

Chris is crazy for these frozen margaritas; I like them too, but I can only drink half of one before I fall over and cry. This is a boozy mofo but it tastes like fresh lime sorbet – be careful, cocktail … Continue reading

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The continuing adventures of the tiny pan

The tiny pan is not just for tiny omelettes! No, you can also use a few boring ingredients: To make fancy Thai sweetcorn fritters! Er, you may notice that because we left the prawns out of the recipe without doubling the sweetcorn, they … Continue reading

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The tiny pan

For various tedious medical reasons, I now have to eat more protein and less… everything else. I know, right? What a pain in the ass. BUT! I have turned this negative into an amazing positive! I am now the owner of this … Continue reading

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