the 20 year theme

April 25, 2012 at 11:02 pm | Posted in My thoughts, News | Comments Off
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There’s been a couple of articles circulating the news and various sites recently which have captured my interest both carrying the 20 year theme; “How the contents of our fridges have changed over 20 years” and the end of an era as we say goodbye to Tesco Value.

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italian food week

March 7, 2012 at 9:33 pm | Posted in Eating & Drinking Out, My meal, With friends | Comments Off
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Hotel Mirandola Having just got back from a snow holiday at Passo Tonale in Italy I thought it only right to share the dinner menu from my fantastic week. My hubstar, brother and I stayed in piste-side accommodation,
the Hotel La Mirandola, renowned for its food, decor and location; and the restaurant was just beautiful.

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my christmas dinner

December 29, 2011 at 5:59 pm | Posted in Ingredients, Local Produce, My meal, With friends | Comments Off
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Christmas Dinner Having shared my Christmas Goose recipe with you yesterday I think it’s only right to share my complete Christmas day food experience; a special breakfast, seafood starter, the all important roast main course, evening snacks as well as cheese and biscuits…

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chicken, chorizo, carrot, cheese, cabbage

November 1, 2011 at 10:20 pm | Posted in My meal, Recipe, With friends | 1 Comment
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Saturday night we had family over for the dinner of the 5 C’s – Chicken and Chorizo served with stirred-fried Cabbage and Carrot & Cheese Bake - oh and also potato wedges – no C‘s there but we did drink some Cava!

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champagne & waitrose

October 9, 2011 at 3:22 pm | Posted in Drinking, News, Snack | Comments Off
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IndigoDaisies is on tour and while I’m away I hope to give you snippets of my food and drink highlights.

So what better to celebrate and enjoy my Farm & Cottage Holiday (and a great win) than with my favourite champagne Heidsieck Monopole Blue Top, yummy.

We’ve also treated ourselves to some gorgeous Waitrose nibbles and treats; organic pork pate with orange marmalade, Scottish salmon smoked over pear and heather, spicy salsiccia, Italian prosciutto, sun drenched puglian tomatoes and a selection of delicious cheeses.  Yummy I’m off to enjoy…

dinner at betsy’s

October 4, 2011 at 10:15 pm | Posted in Drinking, Eating & Drinking Out, My meal, With friends | 1 Comment
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Enjoying a fabulous meal and catching up with good friends is always great, Saturday night we spent the evening doing just that and had an amazing meal cooked for us, from the Snail canapé to the Tuna starter, Greek main to the Cheese. All accompanied with a selection of tasty wines. So let me tell you about my dinner at Betsy’s!

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comforting cheese on toast

July 9, 2011 at 9:58 am | Posted in Ingredients, Local Produce, Snack | 1 Comment
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Ketchup, Worcester & Chilli Sauce

Now my next article was going to be on the delicious Thai curry my lovely husband cooked on Thursday but since having a late night cheese on toast snack last night I want/need to talk about that. Of course the cheese I’m talking about here is Cheddar.

There is something lovely about cheese on toast and you can often forget what a lovely snack it is. And it was the perfect snack last night. Buttered toast with lashings of sliced cheese, a splash of Worcester sauce and then melted under the grill.

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