Category Archives: Traditional

Shakshuka

Shakshuka [Eggs Poached in Spicy Tomato Sauce] A new breakfast to start the day with a zing.   I really like this one. Adapted from Saveur , who say it is an Israeli dish of  Libyan origin.  Others say it is Tunisian, or … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Peanut Sauce

It can be done!  Another use for the slow-cooker.  It is even easier to make, and in my opinion, just as good as my more complicated version.  I had some on toast this morning. and a few spoonsful left over after … Continue reading

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Potato~top Mince Pie

Some might call this a cottage pie. I don’t. 500g beef mince 2 onions, chopped finely 2 carrots, one grated, one sliced or diced 1 Tbsp tomato paste 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp oyster sauce 1 tsp mushroom soy … Continue reading

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Slow-cooked Beef Cheek

Beef cheek is a very lean and dark meat that is quite cheap because it can be tough unless slow-cooked or braised.  It has a rich flavour and if cooked slowly will be very tender and delicious. This example was … Continue reading

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Turkey with Cranberry and Ginger Stuffing

I tried a new stuffing this year.  It may well be my best yet. Also the simplest.  The festive zing of ginger works well for me. Ingredients: for a small to med turkey. 6 pork sausages, skinned 1 medium onion, finely … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooked Moroccan Goat with Makfoul

An authentic Moroccan dish, adapted for a slow cooker. Lamb can be substituted for goat. Moroccan Goat Curry 2 Tbsp. olive oil 500g goat leg or shoulder  cut into bite size pieces 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tsp … Continue reading

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