Italian Baked Cod

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Italian Baked Cod

I’m always looking out for fish recipes that don’t make my kitchen smell too fishy!   This dish is just perfect for that.  You don’t get strong fishy smells escaping into the house, yet it retains all the flavours and juices of a lovely piece of cod. When I first made this dish it did seemmore »

Raspberry And Orange Chocolate Mousse

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Raspberry And Orange Chocolate Mousse

I have always loved chocolate mousse. It’s a bit like melted Aero – all bubbly and melt-in-your-mouth feeling.  I used to make it a lot years ago and remember adding Cointreau.  You can do the same with this recipe – just add two teaspoons of Cointreau as you’re mixing the egg yolks. It’s delicious.  Itmore »

Spaghetti With Red Pesto

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Spaghetti With Red Pesto

This is an easy summer dish that can be made quickly at the end of a busy day when you’re too tired to be slaving over a hot stove. When I first started making this, I tried heating up the pesto in a pan after making it in the blender, as I thought the pestomore »

Chocolate And Almond Slice

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Chocolate And Almond Slice

This is a lovely moist Italian chocolate cake that is delicious with clotted or double cream – or no cream at all!  I use 85% cocoa solid chocolate (Green & Black) which makes it rich and sumptuous. It has no flour but a whole bag of ground almonds – yummy! Print Chocolate And Almond Slicemore »

Chilli And Cayenne Pepper Bread

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Chilli And Cayenne Pepper Bread

I found this wonderful recipe in a Gino D’Acampo cook book and it’s the very first bread I have made. While I was preparing to make the bread The Food Programme on Radio 4 was broadcasting “The Therapeutic Role of Making Bread“!   “How apt,” I thought.  “Here I am about to make some breadmore »