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Ras el Chipotle Meatballs

It’s been a looong time since I last made meatballs.  I remember them being a bit fiddly, so I usually just end up making a bolognaise-type sauce with mince instead.  Fortunately, I decided to give them another go, and it turns out they can be quite easy and worth the little bit of extra effort.

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Holy Mole Frijoles Negros

One of the lovely spices I picked up last weekend is whole dried chipotle chilli.  The rating on the pack advises a hotness of 6/10.  10 must be rip roaring hot, cause this 6 will definitely put hairs on your chest.  Chipotle chilli is excellent in tomato based dishes, and I’ve tweaked my Black Bean […]

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Black Bean + Tomato Stew/Salsa

Like most of the recipes I like to make often, this one is seriously straight forward and rather tasty.  It is magnificent with fried eggs, a sprinkling of coriander and a little avocado on the side.  I was envisioning something akin to ‘huevos rancheros’ when I started making it. A key ingredient is one I […]

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Zucchini “Sadly, I Don’t Own A Tagine” Tagine

As the title suggests, I don’t own a tagine.  I’d like to.  But I don’t.  So I have to cook my veg the new-fashioned way – in a cast iron pan.  A saucepan would also work, but I looove my cast iron pan.  Anything with a fitted lid will do.  The idea of a tagine […]

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