Category Archives: potatoes

Potato curry

I was making a chicken curry and a vegetable curry and somehow ended up making a mushroom one and a potato one as well. I think the potato one was the best of the bunch, followed by the mushroom. Here’s … Continue reading

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Beef stew

I made this for tea: This is a great, easy, delicious stew – just fry some onions and sage in a casserole, bung in some diced stewing beef, root vegetables (I use parsnips, swede, carrots, potatoes), red wine and … Continue reading

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The way to a man’s heart is through a deep-fat fryer

I’ve wanted to get a deep-fat fryer for ages. Vegetable tempura. Onion rings. PROPER chips. I finally treated myself to one today – for the princely sum of £15 in Tesco. There are about 23,000 different best ways of cooking … Continue reading

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Random vegetable soup

My sons described this as ‘the best soup’ they had ever tasted – and it was just made with stuff I had lying around. Half a dozen small potatoes, chopped 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 clove of garlic 2 carrots, … 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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Peasant’s Pot

This has evolved from a recipe on the side of a packet of Marmite stock cubes. I don’t think you can get Marmite stock cubes any more – it probably dawned on people that you could just use ordinary Marmite … Continue reading

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