Author Archives: James

Giant Sausage Roll

This comes from my Mum, who got it from a magazine or newspaper before Christmas. – 1 block of puff pastry. – Enough sausage meat to feed your family. Pre-heat your oven to 180C Roll our the pastry into a … Continue reading

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Chicken Pie

I can’t remember where this one came from. It might have been on the side of a tin of Campbell’s condensed soup. But it might not have. – 1 block shortcrust pastry – taken from the freezer about 3 hours … Continue reading

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Stilton and Celery Soup

This is adapted from “Super Soups” – a tiny National Trust recipe book I picked up years ago in Northumberland. – 1 head of celery. – 1 large carrot. – 1 large onion. – 1 and a half pints (900ml) … Continue reading

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Granny Jean’s Hotpot

This recipe comes from my Mum. Lancashire Hotpot is traditionally made with lamb, but this hotpot variation calls for beef. – Some diced stewing steak. About 500g. – Potatoes – loads. – One onion. – Half a pint of red … Continue reading

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