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Tuna and Courgette Quiche

My Mum used to make this tuna and courgette quiche when I was younger, and now we both make it! It’s really tasty and easy to make. You can either make the pastry yourself, or use cheat pastry from the shop if you want to make it quickly! It makes a great summer meal or lunch served with salad. You could also substitute the tuna for salmon, which is also rather yummy! Use a loose bottomed tin for this so that it is easy to remove after baking.

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Tuna, courgette and tomato pasta bake

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I was quite surprised when I looked through my blog posts earlier and discovered that I haven’t posted this recipe before – it is one of those ‘tried and tested’ ones that I’ve been making for years! In fact, my Mum used to make it when I was younger and it was one of the few things that I could actually cook when I left home to go to uni. You can use any pasta you like for this – macaroni works really well – but I used penne today. It was either that or our Simpsons pasta that Helen bought us – but you wouldn’t have recognised the Simpsons for the courgettes so we’re saving that for another day! Continue reading…

Chorizo Bean Burgers

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Before I went to Madrid, I asked Tom if he wanted me to bring anything back for him – he asked for chorizo. I didn’t fancy putting one in my suitcase (which, considering what happened to the suitcase in question, was probably a good thought to have had!) so I decided to chance it and see if they had some at duty free. Thankfully they did! It was quite a large chorizo, ironically labelled as a ‘mini chorizo’, so they must make some huge ones if they class this as being mini! Continue reading…

Tom’s Cassoulet

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Tom is making his recipe debut on my blog today – he quite often makes things up when cooking, and this is what he made up for dinner tonight! A yummy cassoulet which was carb-free (great if you’re trying to eat healthily). He left the sausages whole so that there would be leftover veggie stuff – this will go great with a jacket potato or some pasta so we’ll box it up for the freezer. Continue reading…

Honey Cake

I’m trying to be super healthy at the moment, because operation wedding dress is officially on! But I did make this yummy cake for Mum’s birthday, which doesn’t count (that’s what I keep telling myself anyway!). It is a James Martin recipe from the BBC website and is really easy to make – I actually made it all in the pan and then put it straight into the tin. It is really moist and you don’t need to buy expensive honey to make it. Yum! Continue reading…