Archive for the ‘Mains’ Category

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Here’s another of those “what did I have in the fridge?” meals. I’ve used cheddar for the cheese, but I reckon there’s probably something else that would suit this better.

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This evening, I got home to find a nearly-empty fridge. Not being in the mood to cycle out in the pouring rain, I decided to deal with it, and see what I could make with what was there. This rather tasty meal was the result.

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The other day, I ‘borrowed’ my mum’s Good Food magazine, and came across this lovely, simply recipe. I didn’t expect to be trying it out so soon afterwards, nor immediately after walking in at the end of a long day at work, but try it I did, and the result was more than satisfying.

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Risotto

Posted: 28/03/2013 in Mains, Rice, Vegetarian
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Risotto is the perfect leftovers dish. You can put pretty much anything that takes your fancy in, and it’ll taste just fine. It takes me about 40 minutes to cook, from fridge to plate, and I’ve cooked it so often now that I don’t really need the recipe (though I can thank the little bit of card in my mum’s recipe binder for being there for me before my memory had caught up).

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Food Tech was always the best of the various technology lessons at school – an hour and a half of cooking, followed by eating the results. In Year 8, Food Tech taught me this recipe for a simple tomato sauce, which I now know by heart, and which can be used as a base for quite a lot of different meals.

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